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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; 33.83
CountrySouth Sinai Governorate Egypt
SeatEl Tor (capital)
 • GovernorKhaled Fouda Saddiq Mohammed[1]
 • Total33,140 km2 (12,800 sq mi)
 (January 2023)[2]
 • Total115,611
 • Density3.5/km2 (9.0/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
ISO 3166 codeEG-JS
HDI (2021)0.738[3]
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South Sinai Governorate (Arabic: محافظة جنوب سيناء Muḥāfaẓah Ganūb 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. ^ "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.
  2. ^ (PDF) Retrieved 3 April 2023. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ "Sub-national HDI - Subnational HDI - Table - Global Data Lab". Retrieved 2023-02-20.

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