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Sharqiyya Governorate
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Coordinates: 30°42′N 31°38′E / 30.7°N 31.63°E / 30.7; 31.63Coordinates: 30°42′N 31°38′E / 30.7°N 31.63°E / 30.7; 31.63
CountrySharqia Governorate Egypt
SeatZagazig (capital)
 • GovernorMamdouh Mustafa El-Sayed Ahmed Gharab[2]
 • Total4,180 km2 (1,610 sq mi)
 (December 2018)
 • Total8,017,894[1]
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
HDI (2017)0.694[3]

Sharqia Governorate (Arabic: محافظة الشرقية Muḥāfẓet El Sharʔiya, Egyptian Arabic pronunciation: [eʃ.ʃæɾˈʔejjæ], rural: [eʃ.ʃæɾˈɡejje]) is the 3rd most populous of the governorates of Egypt. Located in the northern part of the country, its capital is the city of Zagazig.

  1. ^ "Population Estimates By Governorate ( Urban /Rural ) 10/12/2018". Archived from the original on 2018-11-02. Retrieved 10 October 2018.
  2. ^ "رسمياً.. المحافظون الجدد ونوابهم يؤدون اليمين الدستورية أمام الرئيس". Almasry Alyoum (in Arabic). 30 August 2018. Archived from the original on 2018-08-31. Retrieved 2018-08-31.
  3. ^ "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". Retrieved 2018-09-13.

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