Sohag Governorate

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Sohag Governorate
Flag of Sohag Governorate
Official logo of Sohag Governorate
Sohag Governorate on the map of Egypt
Sohag Governorate on the map of Egypt
Coordinates: 26°34′N 31°42′E / 26.56°N 31.7°E / 26.56; 31.7Coordinates: 26°34′N 31°42′E / 26.56°N 31.7°E / 26.56; 31.7
Country Egypt
SeatSohag (capital)
 • Total1,547 km2 (597 sq mi)
 (January 2018)
 • Total5,063,000[1]
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)

Sohag Governorate is a governorate of Egypt. Since 1960, its capital has been the city of Sohag. Prior to that, the capital was the city of Girga and the name of the governorate was Girga Governorate.[2]

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  1. "Population Estimates By Governorate ( Urban /Rural ) 1/1/2018". Archived from the original on 2018-11-02. Retrieved 10 October 2018.
  2. Law, Gwillim (1999). Administrative Subdivisions of Countries: A Comprehensive World Reference, 1900 through 1998 (snippet view). Jefferson, NC: McFarland. p. 114. ISBN 978-0-7864-0729-3. Retrieved 2010-08-07.