Kafr El Sheikh Governorate
|Seat||Kafr El Sheikh (capital)|
|• Governor||Gamal Nour El-Dein mohamed Zaki |
|• Total||3,437 km2 (1,327 sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
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Kafr El Sheikh Governorate (Arabic: محافظة كفر الشيخ) is one of the governorates of Egypt. It lies in the northern part of the country, along the western branch of the Nile in the Nile Delta. Its capital is the city of Kafr El Sheikh.
Kafr El Sheikh is the first nationwide in the cultivation of long-staple cotton for export.