EGYPT

historical demographical data of the administrative division


MUHÂFAZÂTcapitalsurface/sq.kmsurface/sq.mie2002c1996e1996e1995e1994e1990e1990c1986c1986c1986e1985e1979e1977uc1976c1976e1970c1966c1960e1957e1951c1947c1947c1937c1937c1927c1917c1907c1897c1882c1882e1872codecodecodecodepos.particularsvariants of the name
source:FWCACGBBGL/WGDGL/SYLBGL/ESGL/SYLBGLGL/EBGL/AAGLLBGL/EBSYSYGL/SYGL/EBSYGL/SYSYGL/WGDAGAGAGAGAGGL/COAGJaLaGLISOFIPS
Muhâfazât = Governorate
Bahr, Al-, al-AhmarAl-Ghurdaqah203685,078643176,0157,3117,0115,0111,0106,0108,089,790,590,570,059,059,056,255,440,037,826,09,922,115,99,99,92,14,72,4BABABAEG02eRed Sea, El-Bahr el-Ahmar
MatrûhMatrûh212112,081897247,0212,0211,9186,0179,0180,0182,0161,2160,6160,6173,0129,0123,0112,885,2132,0123,7103,052,568,568,246,252,650,311,9MTMTMTEG22nwuntil ca 1987 the name Marsâ Matrûh was in useNorthwest, Western desert, Marsâ Matrûh
Sînâ' al-Janûbiyah Al-Tûr33140,01279661,054,836,035,034,033,033,029,029,024,09,76,79,3JSJSJSEG26neoriginally Sînâ' was a combined muhâfazât until ca 1984South Sinai, Janub Sînâ'
Sînâ' al-ShamaliyahAl-'Arish27574,010646288,0252,2221,0219,0213,0193,0196,0199,8171,5171,5152,0159,0158,010,1140,0130,849,030,037,337,718,018,014,75,41,517,03,9SSSSSINEG27neoriginally Sînâ' was a combined muhâfazât until ca 1984North Sinai, Shamal Sînâ'
Wâdi, Al-, al-JadîdAl-Kharjiah376505,0145369160,0141,8139,0136,0134,0126,0126,0113,4113,8113,7113,092,089,084,6112,563,059,434,029,132,332,529,129,125,425,9WJWJWADEG13wNew Valley, El-Wadi el-Jadid, Al-Wadi Al-Gidid
Desert 853016,0329351932,0818,1724,9691,0671,0638,0645,0564,1565,4565,3532,0439,0429,0263,7262,8375,0351,7212,00,0121,5160,1160,9103,2109,692,547,91,517,00,06,40,0formerly known as: Al-Sahra' al-Janubiyah = Southern Desert
Buhayrah, Al-Damanhûr10129,539114428,03994,33981,23973,03895,03599,03602,03248,83257,23248,83199,02671,02645,02517,32464,42215,01978,91685,01484,01060,91242,51244,51061,61061,6973,9892,2798,5631,2398,9398,989,5BHBHBHEG03nwincl. Mudiriyat al-TahrirBehera, El-Buhayra, Beheira, Damanhûr
Daqahlîyah, Al-Al-Mansûrah3470,913404657,04223,94223,74226,04144,03836,03828,03484,13500,53500,53469,02946,02868,02732,82737,32492,02285,32015,01849,01215,71414,31413,91218,51218,51077,7986,6912,4736,7586,0586,0197,0DQDQDKEG01ncDakhalia, El-Daqaliya, Mansûra
Dumyât Dumyât589,22271015,0913,6914,6898,0879,0811,0808,0740,4741,3741,3728,0620,0584,0557,1576,3472,0431,6388,0333,040,353,653,640,340,334,831,043,843,643,613,6DMDTDTEG20neDamietta
Gharbîyah, Al-Tantâ1942,27503725,03406,03404,83437,03373,03127,03113,02884,62871,02871,02847,02450,02397,02294,32293,22080,01901,11715,01567,01963,72338,92327,01967,91967,91012,4955,51484,81297,7936,3929,5230,5GBGHGHEG05ncGharbia, El-Gharbiya, Tanta
Ismâ'îlîyah, Al-Al-Ismâ'îlîyah1441,6557808,0714,8715,0681,0665,0617,0623,0545,3544,4544,4465,0384,0372,0351,9354,0395,0344,8285,011,4ISISISEG07nesplit from Bûr Sa'id ca 1963Ismailia, El-Isma'iliya
Kafr al-ShaykhKafr al-Shaykh3437,113272448,02223,72222,92266,02209,01972,01968,01809,21800,11800,11795,01517,01475,01403,51407,21234,01118,5973,0832,019,4KSKSKFSEG21nsplit from Al-Gharbîyah ca 1952Kafr esh-Sheikh, Kafr ash-Shaykh
MinûfiyahShibîn al-Kawm1532,15923054,02760,42758,52672,02619,02451,02449,02221,32227,12227,12157,01837,01793,01711,01710,81529,01458,01348,01260,01157,41168,81165,01159,71159,71102,21072,6970,6864,2646,0646,0224,5MNMFMNFEG09ncMenufia, Al-Minufiyah, Shibin-el-Kom
Qalûbîyah, Al-Banhâ1001,13873658,03301,23302,93045,02983,02841,02868,02515,92514,22514,22186,01822,01761,01674,01680,81379,01211,8988,0758,0607,3687,2693,9610,2610,2557,3528,6434,6371,5271,4271,4177,5QLQLKBEG12ncKalyubia, El-Qalubiya, Qalyubiya, Benha
Sharqîyah, Al- Al-Zaqâzîq4179,516144798,04281,14287,84220,04125,03768,03766,03414,33420,13420,13318,02816,02751,02621,22617,92344,02108,01820,01635,01119,51355,41345,81120,81120,81786,91659,3879,6749,1464,7464,7189,7SQSQSHREG14ncSharkia, Ash-Sharqiyah, El-Sharqiya, Zagazig
Lower Egypt 27723,21070528591,025819,025811,425418,024892,023022,023025,020863,920875,920867,520164,017063,016646,015863,015841,914140,012838,011217,09718,07164,78260,68243,87179,07179,06545,26125,85491,94694,13346,93359,41122,3
AswânAswân678,52621060,0974,1973,71042,01017,0884,0883,0809,2801,4801,4781,0663,0649,0619,9618,5651,0520,6386,0340,0305,2285,6290,8305,1305,1266,5253,3232,8240,4238,0238,086,9AWANASNEG16scEsneh, Thebe, Nubia
AsyûtAsyût1553,06003201,02802,32802,22843,02762,02455,02456,02215,72223,02223,02179,01830,01780,01695,41697,41487,01418,21330,01203,01203,91379,91374,51205,31205,31077,1981,2903,3782,7583,6562,1189,9AYATASTEG17cnSiut
Banî SuwayfBeni Suwayf1321,75102112,01859,21860,21836,01785,01588,01586,01449,21443,01443,01424,01198,01166,01108,61110,1979,0927,9860,0793,0561,2613,4612,0561,3561,3506,8452,9372,4314,5219,6219,6184,1BSBNBNSEG18cBeni Suef
Fayyûm, Al-Al-Fayyûm1827,27052264,01989,81989,91995,01943,01714,01720,01551,21544,01544,01495,01239,01202,01140,21141,91008,0935,3839,0765,0601,9671,9669,7602,1602,1552,6507,6441,6371,0234,6228,758,5FYFYFYMEG04cwFayum, El-Faiyum
Jîzah, Al-Al-Jîzah 85153,2328785319,04784,24779,94525,04400,04214,04265,03725,43700,13700,13159,02621,02547,02419,22416,71934,01650,41336,01117,0682,2822,4818,2685,3685,3589,9524,4460,1401,6283,8283,1101,9JZJZGZEG08ncGiza, El-Gizeh
Minyâ, Al- Al-Minyâ2261,78733781,03310,13308,93372,03288,02920,02916,02645,12648,02648,02692,02230,02165,02055,72054,11813,01705,61560,01476,0928,31061,41044,2928,3928,3837,4763,9660,0548,6314,8314,8154,3MYMNMNEG10scMenia, El-Minya
QinaQina1850,77152761,02442,02441,42607,02694,02491,02493,02258,92252,32252,32159,01833,01781,01705,61709,31559,01470,81351,01219,0928,31106,31106,31017,61017,6896,5840,3772,5711,5406,9406,9QNQNKNEG23scwithout Al-Uqsur c1986: 1978,241Qena
SawhâjSawhâj1547,25973569,03123,13123,03067,02982,02695,02689,02447,02455,12455,12455,02076,02020,01925,01924,81764,01689,41579,01449,01117,91288,41283,51118,41118,4965,7863,2793,0688,0521,4521,4326,2SHSJSHGEG24scname change from Girga ca 1960Suhag, Sohag, Suhaj, Girga
Upper Egypt 96193,23714024067,021284,821279,121287,020871,018961,019008,017101,817067,017066,916344,013690,013310,012669,712672,811195,010318,29241,08362,06329,07229,27199,26423,46423,45692,55186,84635,74058,42802,72774,61101,8
Bûr Sa'îd Bûr Sa'id 72,128515,0472,3469,5467,0460,0454,0461,0401,2399,8399,8374,0279,0272,0262,6262,8313,0283,0245,0416,0161,8246,8245,9161,1161,1133,791,149,950,221,321,3BDBSPTSEG19nePort Said, Canal
Iskandariya, Al- Al-Iskandariya2679,410343632,03339,13328,23431,03382,03183,03170,02926,92917,32917,32821,02473,02415,02318,72317,72032,01801,11516,01290,0682,1928,2919,0685,7685,7570,3444,6332,2319,8231,4231,462,5ISIKALXEG06nwAlexandria, El-Iskandariya
Qâhira, Al-Al-Qâhira 214,2837388,06801,06789,56955,06849,06513,06452,06068,76052,86052,86205,05423,05291,05084,55074,04961,04219,93349,01726,01307,42100,52090,71312,11312,11059,8770,9645,5570,1374,8374,8218,6QHQHCEG11ncCairo, El-Qahira
Uqsur, Al-Al-Uqsur400,0361,1360,5159,0UQscsplit from Qina ca 1995; pop. census 1986: 274,074Luxor, El-Uqsur
Suways, Al-Al-Suways 17840,46888461,0417,5417,6411,0393,0382,0392,0327,7326,8326,8254,0210,0205,0194,0194,0315,0264,1204,0163,049,7108,3107,249,749,739,231,018,325,032,511,2SWSWSUZEG15ecSuez, As-Suways, El-Suweys
Urban districts20806,1803312396,011391,011365,311423,011084,010532,010475,09724,49696,89696,79654,08385,08183,07859,77848,57621,06568,15314,03595,02201,03383,73362,92208,72208,71803,01337,61045,9965,0660,0638,7281,1
SUBTOTAL: Al-Qâhira 65986,059312,959180,758819,057518,053153,053153,048254,248205,048196,446694,039577,038568,036656,236626,033331,030076,025984,021675,015816,119033,718966,815914,315920,714133,212698,111175,09734,56809,66779,02505,2
people not specified or counted50,012,035,532,797,4mostly regarded to be beduin or nomads
former districts/governorates:later absorbed by other governorates
Arish17,03,9Al-'Arish, El-Arish
Atfieh45,9
Bahariya Oasis District6,76,4
Dongola56,4
Frontier76,4
Kosseir2,4Al-Qusair
Rashid19,413,4Rosette
Siwa5,03,3Siwah
Subtotal former districts/governorates0,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,056,70,018,40,035,5109,1102,476,725,70,059,3
TOTAL:Al-Qâhira 997738,5385229,065986,059312,959180,758819,057518,053153,053153,048254,248205,048196,446694,039577,038568,036656,236626,033331,030076,025984,021675,015816,119090,418966,815932,715920,714168,712807,211277,49811,26835,36779,02564,5

Particulars:
Because the solution of the treatment of the Arab prefix "Al-" (or "El-") is different in several sources - officially it is regarded as an article - it is ignored in the alphabetizing order.
File created on 1997-08-05; revised for "Populstat" website on 2000-06-18; and last modified on 2004-10-05 by Jan Lahmeyer

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