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Gharbia Governorate
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Coordinates: 30°52′01″N 31°01′41″E / 30.867°N 31.028°E / 30.867; 31.028Coordinates: 30°52′01″N 31°01′41″E / 30.867°N 31.028°E / 30.867; 31.028
CountryGharbia Governorate Egypt
SeatTanta (capital)
 • GovernorTarek Rahmi
 • Total1,942 km2 (750 sq mi)
 (January 2018)
 • Total5,066,000[1]
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
HDI (2017)0.707[3]
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Gharbia Governorate (Arabic: محافظة الغربية Muḥāfaẓah Al Gharbeya, IPA: [alɣɑɾˈbejjɑ, -jæ]) is one of the governorates of Egypt. It is located in the north of the country, south of Kafr El Sheikh Governorate, and north of Monufia Governorate. Its capital is Tanta, which is 90 km north of Cairo, and 120 km south east of Alexandria. The largest city in Gharbia is El Mahalla El Kubra. The total area of Gharbia governorate is 1,942 km2.

  1. ^ "Population Estimates By Governorate ( Urban /Rural ) 1/1/2018". Archived from the original on 2018-11-02. Retrieved 10 October 2018.
  2. ^ "Al-Gharbiyyah". britannica. Archived from the original on 2018-11-20. Retrieved 2018-11-20.
  3. ^ "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". Retrieved 2018-09-13.

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