Qena Governorate

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Qena Governorate
Governorate
Flag of Qena Governorate
Flag
Qena Governorate on the map of Egypt
Qena Governorate on the map of Egypt
Coordinates: 26°08′35″N 32°43′41″E / 26.143°N 32.728°E / 26.143; 32.728Coordinates: 26°08′35″N 32°43′41″E / 26.143°N 32.728°E / 26.143; 32.728
Country  Egypt
Seat Qena (capital)
Government
 • Governor Abdel Hameed Abdel Aziz ElHaggan [1]
Area
 • Total 9,565 km2 (3,693 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 2,959,175
 • Density 310/km2 (800/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
Website http://www.qena.gov.eg/

Qena Governorate (Egyptian Arabic: محافظة قناMuḥāfẓet Qinā) is one of the governorates of Egypt. Located in the southern part of the country, it covers a stretch of the Nile valley. Its capital is the city of Qena.

Population[edit]

According to population estimates from 2015 the majority of residents in the governorate live in rural areas, with an urbanization rate of only 19.7%. Out of an estimated 3,045,504 people residing in the governorate, 2,445,051 people live in rural areas as opposed to only 600,453 in urban areas. [2]

Cities[edit]

Industrial zones[edit]

According to the Egyptian Governing Authority for Investment and Free Zones (GAFI), in affiliation with the Ministry of Investment (MOI), the following industrial zones are located in this governorate:[3]

  • Kalaheen
  • Hu

Projects[edit]

In 1981, the Basic Village Service Program (BVS) had several water, road and other projects going on in several markazes in the Qena Governorate.[4]


Other important sites[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Egypt Government Governorates Directory". Retrieved 17 October 2016. 
  2. ^ "Population Estimates By Sex & Governorate 1/1/2015" (PDF). CAPMAS. Retrieved 23 October 2016. 
  3. ^ "Investment Regimes, Industrial Zones of Governorate". Ministry of Investment Egypt. Retrieved 30 October 2016. 
  4. ^ "Egypt: The Basic Village Services Program" (PDF). USAID. Retrieved 19 October 2016.