Nadia Ahmed Abdou
• TOTAL 10,130 km2 (3,910 sq mi)
• TOTAL 5,647,233
• DENSITY 560/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
TIME ZONE EET ( UTC+2 )
BEHEIRA GOVERNORATE (Egyptian Arabic : محافظة
البحيرة Muḥāfẓet El Beḥēra , IPA: , "the
Lake") is a coastal governorate in
* 1 Overview * 2 Population * 3 Cities * 4 Industrial zones * 5 Projects * 6 References
Beheira consists of 13 centers and 14 cities, and contains important industries such as cotton, chemicals, carpets, electricity and fishing.
In 2017, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi appointed the first female governor in the country's history for Beheira's Governorate.
According to population estimates from 2015 the majority of residents in the governorate live in rural areas, with an urbanization rate of only 19.5%. Out of an estimated 5,804,262 people residing in the governorate, 4,674,346 people live in rural areas as opposed to only 1,129,916 in urban areas.
Abu El Matamir
* El Delengat
* El Mahmoudiyah
* Itay El Barud
* Hosh Issa
Kafr El Dawwar
According to the Egyptian Governing Authority for Investment and Free Zones (GAFI), in affiliation with the Ministry of Investment (MOI), the following industrial zones are located in this governorate:
* Natron Valley * Boseili Desert * (New urban community industrial zone) Nubaria
In 1981, the Basic Village Service Program (BVS), under the auspices of USAID, had several water, road, and other projects, going on in several markazes in Beheira Governorate.
* ^ "Mansour appoints 20 new governors". Daily News Egypt. Retrieved 15 August 2013. * ^ "Egypt’s first-ever female governor marches to a different drummer". Al-Monitor. 2017-02-22. Retrieved 2017-02-22. * ^ "Population Estimates By Sex ">(PDF). CAPMAS. Retrieved 23 October 2016. * ^ "Investment Regimes, Industrial Zones of Governorate". Ministry of Investment Egypt. Retrieved 30 October 2016. * ^ "Egypt: The Basic Village Services Program" (PDF). USAID. Retrieved 19 October 2016.
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* Ismailia * Kafr El Sheikh * Gharbia * Dakahlia * Sharqia * Monufia * Qalyubia * Damietta * Beheira
* Giza * Faiyum * Beni Suef * Minya * Asyut * Sohag * Qena * Aswan * Luxor
* Red Sea * New Valley * Matrouh * North Sinai * So