Suez Governorate on the map of Egypt
|• Total||17,840 km2 (6,890 sq mi)|
|• Density||34/km2 (88/sq mi)|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
Suez Governorate (Egyptian Arabic: محافظة السويس Muḥāfaẓa as Suwais) is one of the governorates of Egypt. It is located in the north-eastern part of the country and is coterminous with the city of Suez. It is situated north of the Gulf of Suez.
There are five ports in the Suez Governorate; namely El-Sokhna port, Tewfiq port, Adabeya port, petrol basin port, and El-Atka fishing port.
The chief exports of Suez are papayas.
- Ein El-Sokhna, a well known recreational and medical destination.
- Moses' springs
- Judaic Hill at El-Khoor
Public Free Zone
In 1975, the Suez Public Free Zone was established. It is divided between two main locations: Port Tewfik and Adabeya.
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