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Suez
Suez
Governorate (Egyptian Arabic: محافظة السويس‎ Muḥāfẓet El Suweis) is one of the governorates of Egypt. It is located in the north-eastern part of the country and is coterminous with the city of Suez. It is situated north of the Gulf of Suez.

Contents

1 Population 2 Industrial zones 3 Ports 4 Natural resources 5 Exports 6 Tourist attractions 7 Public Free Zone 8 See also 9 References 10 External links

Population[edit] According to population estimates from 2015 all 622,859 residents of the governorate live in urban areas. With an urbanization rate of 100% the Suez
Suez
Governorate is one of the most urbanized in the country, along with Cairo and Port Said.[2] 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]

The industrial zone for light industries North Ataka heavy industrial zone West ataka heavy industrial zone (New urban community industrial zones) Ataka and its expansions (New urban community industrial zones) South of the Sumed - Petrochemicals

Ports[edit] There are five ports in the Suez
Suez
Governorate; namely El-Sokhna port, Tewfiq port, Adabeya port, petrol basin port, and El-Atka fishing port. Natural resources[edit] Natural resources in the Suez
Suez
Governorate include limestone, clay, coal, petroleum, marble, and lime. Exports[edit] The chief exports of Suez
Suez
are papayas. Tourist attractions[edit]

Ein El-Sokhna, a well known recreational and medical destination. Moses' springs Judaic Hill at El-Khoor

Public Free Zone[edit] In 1975, the Suez
Suez
Public Free Zone was established. It is divided between two main locations: Port Tewfik and Adabeya. See also[edit]

Suez
Suez
Canal Suez
Suez
crisis

References[edit]

^ "Egypt's new provincial governors: Who's who?". Ahram Online. Retrieved 17 October 2016.  ^ " Egypt
Egypt
in Figures 2015" (PDF). CAPMAS. Retrieved 23 October 2016.  ^ "Investment Regimes, Industrial Zones of Governorate". Ministry of Investment Egypt. Retrieved 30 October 2016. 

External links[edit]

Official website Ministry of Trade and Industry Free Zones site

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Governorates of Egypt

Urban

Cairo Alexandria Port Said Suez

Lower Egypt

Ismailia Kafr El Sheikh Gharbia Dakahlia Sharqia Monufia Qalyubia Damietta Beheira

Upper Egypt

Giza Faiyum Beni Suef Minya Asyut Sohag Qena Aswan Luxor

Frontier

Red Sea New Valley Matrouh North Sinai South Sinai

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Suez
Suez
Canal

Authorities

Suez
Suez
Canal Authority (SCA) Port Said
Port Said
Port Authority Suez
Suez
Governorate Ismailia
Ismailia
Governorate Port Said
Port Said
Governorate

Cities and ports

Port Said

Port Fuad Suez
Suez
Canal Container Terminal

Ismailia Suez

Suez
Suez
Port

Infrastructure

Waterworks

Suezmax Lake Manzala Lake Timsah Great Bitter Lake Sweet Water Canal

Constructions

Port Said
Port Said
Lighthouse Suez
Suez
Canal Bridge El Ferdan Railway Bridge Ahmed Hamdi Tunnel Power line crossing

Canal expansion (2015)

Area Development Project New Suez
Suez
Canal

Marine life

Lessepsian migration

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History

Heroopolite Gulf Canal of the Pharaohs Société d'études du Canal de Suez
Suez
(1846)

French/UK operation

Ferdinand de Lesseps Isma'il Pasha Suez
Suez
Canal Company Convention of Constantinople Raid on the Suez
Suez
Canal Anglo-Egyptian treaty of 1936

Suez
Suez
Crisis (1956)

Operation Musketeer Operation Tarnegol Operation Telescope Protocol of Sèvres United Nations Security Council Resolution 118 United Nations Security Council Resolution 119

Coordinates: 29°59′N 32°33′E / 29.983°N 32.550°E / 29.983; 32.550

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