Dakahlia Governorate

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Dakahlia Governorate
Governorate of Egypt
Flag of Dakahlia Governorate
Dakahlia Governorate on the map of Egypt
Dakahlia Governorate on the map of Egypt
Country  Egypt
Seat Mansoura (capital)
 • Governor Omar Mohamed Abdel Gawad[1]
 • Total 3,500 km2 (1,400 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 5,818,363
 • Density 1,700/km2 (4,300/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)

Dakahlia Governorate (Egyptian Arabic: ‏الدقهلية, pronounced [ed.dæʔæhˈlejjæ]) is an Egyptian governorate lying north east of Cairo. Its area is about 3,500 km² and it has a population of about 6 million. The capital is Mansoura.


The Urology and Nephrology Center of Mansoura University Faculty of Medicine also features a renowned kidney center. Founded in 1983. Under the management of Dr. Mohamed A. Ghoneim.



  1. ^ "Mansour appoints 20 new governors". Daily News Egypt. Retrieved 15 August 2013. 

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Coordinates: 31°03′N 31°23′E / 31.050°N 31.383°E / 31.050; 31.383