Beheira Governorate

Egyptian governorate

Beheira Governorate is a governorate in Egypt. The capital is Damanhur.

Beheira Governorate
Flag of Beheira Governorate
Flag
Official logo of Beheira Governorate
Beheira Governorate on the map of Egypt
Beheira Governorate on the map of Egypt
Coordinates: 30°37′N 30°26′E / 30.61°N 30.43°E / 30.61; 30.43Coordinates: 30°37′N 30°26′E / 30.61°N 30.43°E / 30.61; 30.43
Country Egypt
SeatDamanhur (capital)
Area
 • Total9,826 km2 (3,794 sq mi)
Population
 (January 2018)
 • Total6,277,000[1]
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
Websitebehira.gov.eg

In 2017, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi appointed the first female governor in the country's history, Nadia Abdo, for Beheira's Governorate.[3]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. "Population Estimates By Governorate ( Urban /Rural ) 1/1/2018". www.capmas.gov.eg. Archived from the original on 2018-11-02. Retrieved 10 October 2018.
  2. "El-Beheira Governorate". sis.gov.eg. 24 May 2016.
  3. "Egypt's first-ever female governor marches to a different drummer". Al-Monitor. 2017-02-22. Archived from the original on 2017-02-23. Retrieved 2017-02-22.