|• Governor||Mamdouh Mustafa El-Sayed Ahmed Gharab|
|• Total||4,180 km2 (1,610 sq mi)|
|• Density||1,900/km2 (4,900/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
high · 14th
Sharqia Governorate (Arabic: محافظة الشرقية Muḥāfẓet Esh Sharʔeya, 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.