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South Sinai Governorate
Landscape in South Sinai governorate
Landscape in South Sinai governorate
Flag of South Sinai Governorate
Official logo of South Sinai Governorate
South Sinai Governorate on the map of Egypt
South Sinai Governorate on the map of Egypt
Coordinates: 29°03′N 33°50′E / 29.05°N 33.83°E / 29.05; 33.83Coordinates: 29°03′N 33°50′E / 29.05°N 33.83°E / 29.05; 33.83
CountrySouth Sinai Governorate Egypt
SeatEl Tor (capital)
 • GovernorKhaled Fouda Saddiq Mohammed[2]
 • Total33,140 km2 (12,800 sq mi)
 (January 2018)
 • Total104,000[1]
 • Density3.14/km2 (8.1/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
ISO 3166 codeEG-JS
HDI (2017)0.701[3]

South Sinai Governorate (Arabic: محافظة جنوب سيناء Muḥāfaẓah Janūb Sīnāʾ) is the least populated governorate of Egypt. It is located in the east of the country, encompassing the southern half of the Sinai Peninsula. Saint Catherine's Monastery, an Eastern Orthodox Church monastery and UNESCO World Heritage Site of world renown, is located in the central part of the governorate.

  1. ^ "Population Estimates By Governorate ( Urban /Rural ) 1/1/2018". 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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