Port Said Governorate

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Port Said Governorate
Flag of Port Said Governorate
Port Said Governorate on the map of Egypt
Port Said Governorate on the map of Egypt
Country  Egypt
Seat Port Said (capital)
 • Total 1,345 km2 (519 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 653,770
 • Density 490/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)

Port Said Governorate (Arabic: محافظة بورسعيد‎‎ Muḥāfaẓat Borsaʿīd) is one of the governorates of Egypt. It is located in the north-eastern part of the country, directly on the Mediterranean Sea at the northern gate of the Suez Canal, making it the second harbour in Egypt.


The governorate's capital is the city of Port Said, the home of the building of the Suez Canal Authority local headquarters and the Lighthouse of Port Said.

Port Said governorate has a population of more than 653,000 inhabitants, and an area of 1,345 km².[1]


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Coordinates: 31°16′N 32°18′E / 31.267°N 32.300°E / 31.267; 32.300