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Sharqia Governorate
Flag of Sharqia Governorate
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Official logo of Sharqia Governorate
Sharqia Governorate on the map of Egypt
Sharqia Governorate on the map of Egypt
Country  Egypt
Seat Zagazig (capital)
Area
 • Total 4,180 km2 (1,610 sq mi)
Population
 (December 2018)
 • Total 8,017,894
 • Density 1,918.2/km2 (4,968/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)

Sharqia Governorate is a governorate in Egypt. The capital city is Zagazig.

Cities

The following cities are in Sharqia Governorate:

  • 10th of Ramadan
  • Abu Hammad
  • Abu Kebir
  • Awlad Saqr
  • Bilbeis
  • Diyarb Negm
  • El Husseiniya
  • El Ibrahimiya
  • El Qurein
  • Faqous
  • Hihya
  • Kafr Saqr
  • Mashtool El Souk
  • Minya El Qamh
  • El Salheya El Gedida

Notable people

Some notable people who were born, or lived, in Sharqia are:

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