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Qena
Qena
Governorate (Egyptian Arabic: محافظة قنا‎ Muḥāfẓet Qinā) is one of the governorates of Egypt. Located in the southern part of the country, it covers a stretch of the Nile valley. Its capital is the city of Qena.

Contents

1 Population 2 Cities 3 Industrial zones 4 Projects 5 Other important sites 6 References

Population[edit] According to population estimates from 2015 the majority of residents in the governorate live in rural areas, with an urbanization rate of only 19.7%. Out of an estimated 3,045,504 people residing in the governorate, 2,445,051 people live in rural areas as opposed to only 600,453 in urban areas. [2] Cities[edit]

Abu Tesht El Waqf Armant
Armant
(Iuny or Hermonthis) Dishna Esna
Esna
(Senet or Tasenet or Iunyt or Latopolis) Farshut Nag Hammadi Naqada
Naqada
(Nubt or Ombos) Qena
Qena
(Kaine) Qift
Qift
(Gebtu or Koptos) Qus
Qus
(Gesa or Gesy or Apollinopolis Parva)

Industrial zones[edit] 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:[3]

Kalaheen Hu

Projects[edit] In 1981, the Basic Village Service Program (BVS) had several water, road and other projects going on in several markazes in the Qena Governorate.[4]

Other important sites[edit]

Contra Latopolis (el-Hella) Djerty ( Tuphium
Tuphium
or Tod) El Qala Hefat
Hefat
(El Mo'alla) Hut-Sekhem ( Diospolis Parva
Diospolis Parva
or Hiw) Khenoboskion ( El Qasr
El Qasr
or El Saiyad) Madu (Medamud) Per-Hathor (Aphroditopolis or Pathyris or Gebelein) Shanhur Tantere
Tantere
(Iunet or Tentyris or Dendara) Tukh

References[edit]

^ " Egypt
Egypt
Government Governorates Directory". Retrieved 17 October 2016.  ^ "Population Estimates By Sex & Governorate 1/1/2015" (PDF). CAPMAS. Retrieved 23 October 2016.  ^ "Investment Regimes, Industrial Zones of Governorate". Ministry of Investment Egypt. Archived from the original on 30 October 2016. Retrieved 30 October 2016.  ^ "Egypt: The Basic Village Services Program" (PDF). USAID. Retrieved 19 October 2016. 

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