Cairo Governorate

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Cairo Governorate
Governorate of Egypt
Flag of Cairo Governorate
Flag
Cairo Governorate on the map of Egypt
Cairo Governorate on the map of Egypt
Country  Egypt
Seat Cairo (capital)
Government
 • Governor Gala Mostafa Saeed[1]
Area
 • Total 3,085 km2 (1,191 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 13,000,000
 • Density 4,200/km2 (11,000/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)

Cairo Governorate is the most populated of the governorates of Egypt. Its capital is the national capital of Cairo. Because it is completely urbanized, the governorate is considered a city proper, and functions as a municipality.

Parts of the governorate were separated in April 2008 to form the Helwan Governorate (reincorporated into the Cairo Governorate in April 2011).

Governor[edit]

The current Governor is Galal Saeed, who previously served as Minister of Transport under Kamal Ganzouri.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mansour appoints 20 new governors". Daily News Egypt. Retrieved 15 August 2013. 
  2. ^ "New governors are mostly generals.". Mada Masr. Retrieved 15 August 2013. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 30°02′N 31°13′E / 30.033°N 31.217°E / 30.033; 31.217