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Matrouh Governorate
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Official logo of Matrouh Governorate
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Matrouh Governorate on the map of Egypt
Country  Egypt
Seat Mersa Matruh (capital)
Area
 • Total 212,112 km2 (81,897 sq mi)
Population
 (January 2018)
 • Total 441,000
 • Density 2.0791/km2 (5.385/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
Website Matrouh

Matrouh Governorate is a governorate of Egypt. The capital city is Mersa Matruh.

The interior of the Matrouh Governorate is part of Egypt's Western Desert, including the Siwa Oasis. In the center of the Governorate is the Qattara Depression, descending to 133 metres below sea level.

Matrouh Governorate has many historical sites related to World War II.

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