A view of Kharga Oasis
with the Temple of Hibis in the centre and the Libyan Desert
cliffs at the top, all located in the New Valley Governorate region.
New Valley Governorate (Arabic: محافظة الوادي الجديد Muḥāfaẓat al-Wādī l-Ǧadīd, IPA: [moˈħɑfzet elˈwæːdi lɡeˈdiːd]) is one of the governorates of Egypt. It is located in the southwestern part of the country, in the Libyan Desert section of the Sahara - between the Nile, northern Sudan, and southeastern Libya.
Consisting of roughly a third of Egypt's area, the New Valley Governorate is the country's largest governorate - and one of the biggest on the African continent. The capital is at the Kharga Oasis.
- 2011 Egyptian revolution
Violent clashes were reported in Wadi al-Jadid on February 8–9, 2011 as part of the 2011 Egyptian revolution. Protesters set fire to police stations and the NDP - National Democratic Party building. Multiple deaths were reported in addition to hundreds of injuries amid claims that the police opened fire on protesters in Kharga Oasis with live ammunition.
Major oases 
The New Valley Governorate is the least densely populated governorate in Egypt.
- Manufacturing of palm dates.
- Tourism and Safaris
- Agricultural activities (around Oases)
See also