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Gharbia Governorate
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Gharbia Governorate on the map of Egypt
Coordinates: 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 2023)[2]
 • Total5,409,714
 • Density2,800/km2 (7,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
HDI (2021)0.743[3]
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Gharbia Governorate (Arabic: محافظة الغربية Muḥāfaẓat al-Gharbiyya, IPA: [elɣɑɾˈbejjɑ, -jæ], "the western governorate") 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.

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  3. ^ "Sub-national HDI - Subnational HDI - Table - Global Data Lab". Retrieved 2023-02-20.

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