Ismailia Governorate

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Ismailia Governorate
Flag of Ismailia Governorate
Flag
Official logo of Ismailia Governorate
Ismailia Governorate on the map of Egypt
Ismailia Governorate on the map of Egypt
Country Egypt
SeatIsmailia (capital)
Area
 • Total5,066 km2 (1,956 sq mi)
Population
 (January 2018)
 • Total1,325,000[2]
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
Websitewww.ismailia.gov.eg

Ismailia Governorate is a governorate in Egypt. The capital city is also named Ismailia. It was named after Ismail Pasha, who as Ottoman Viceroy of Egypt, oversaw the country during the building of the Suez Canal.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "About the governorate". www.ismailia.gov.eg. Retrieved 13 December 2018.
  2. "Population Estimates By Governorate ( Urban /Rural ) 1/1/2018". www.capmas.gov.eg. Archived from the original on 2018-11-02. Retrieved 10 October 2018.
  3. "Ismail-Pasha". Britannica. Archived from the original on 19 October 2016. Retrieved 16 October 2016.

Coordinates: 30°36′N 32°17′E / 30.600°N 32.283°E / 30.600; 32.283