Egypt

Decennial Population

year population est.
1950 20,897,237
1960 27,072,397
1970 34,808,599
1980 43,369,552
1990 56,397,273
2000 68,334,905
2010 82,040,994
2020 100,517,804
2025 108,939,338
2050 151,111,009
2075 182,841,164
2100 200,802,291
source: UN - WPP 2015 Revision (medium).

General Information


Official name Arab Republic of Egypt
Capital Cairo
Region Northern Africa
ISO code EG
Statistical agency Central Agency for Public Mobilization And Statistics


Administrative units

governorate [muhafazat]native nameadministrative center [native name]area in
sq.km.
population
2006-11-21
census
population
2012-01-01
estimate
population
2015-01-01
estimate
Alexandria Governorate‏محافظة الإسكندريةal Iskandariyah [الاسكندري]2,300.04,123,8694,508,6854,812,186
Aswan Governorate‏محافظة أسوانAswan [أسوان]62,726.01,186,4821,322,3151,431,488
Asyut Governorate‏محافظة أسيوطAsyut [أسيوط]13,720.03,444,9673,888,3084,245,215
Beheira Governorate‏محافظة البحيرةDamanhur [دمنهور]9,826.04,747,2835,327,5545,804,262
Beni-Suef Governorate‏محافظة بنى سويفBani Suwayf [بني سويف]10,954.02,291,6182,596,6332,856,812
Cairo Governorate‏محافظة القاهرةal Qahirah [القاهرة]3,085.18,471,8598,762,5039,278,441
Dahaklia Governorate‏محافظة الدقهليةAl Mansurah [المنصورة]3,538.24,989,9975,559,6985,949,001
Damietta Governorate‏محافظة دمياطDumyat [دمياط]910.31,097,3391,240,1841,330,843
Fayoum Governorate‏محافظة الفيومAl Fayyum [الفيوم]6,068.02,511,0272,881,7923,170,150
Gharbia Governorate‏محافظة الغربية Tanta [طنطا]1,942.34,011,3204,438,4204,751,865
Giza Governorate‏محافظة الجيزةal Jizah [الجيزة]13,184.05,724,5456,979,6757,585,115
Ismailia Governorate‏محافظة الإسماعيليةAl Isma'iliyah [الإسماعيلية]5,067.0953,0061,076,5861,178,641
Kafr-el-Sheikh Governorate‏محافظة كفر الشيخKafr ash Shaykh [كفر الشيخ]3,466.72,620,2082,940,0303,172,753
Kalyoubia Governorate‏محافظة القليوبيةBanha [بنها]1,124.34,251,6724,754,0445,105,972
Luxor Governorate‏محافظة الاقصAl-Uqsur [الاقص]2,959.6457,2861,064,1231,147,058
Matruh Governorate‏محافظة مطروحMarsa Matruh [مرسى مطروح]166,563.0323,381388,608447,846
Menia Governorate‏محافظة المنياAl Minya [المنيا]32,279.04,166,2994,700,3585,156,702
Menoufia Governorate‏محافظة المنوفيةShibin al Kawm [شبين الكوم]2,499.03,270,4313,656,8393,941,293
New Valley/El Wadi El Gidid Governorate‏محافظة الوادى الجديدAl Kharijah [الخارجة]440,098.0187,263208,391225,416
North Sinai Governorate‏محافظة شمال سيناءEl Arish [أول العريش]27,564.0343,681395,271434,781
Port Said Governorate‏محافظة بورسعيدBur Sa'id [بورسعيد]1,345.0570,603628,440666,599
Qena Governorate‏محافظة قنــــاQina [قنــــا]8,979.83,001,6812,800,3733,045,504
Red Sea Governorateمحافظة البحر الأحمــرHurghada [الغردقة]120,000.0288,661320,322345,775
Sharkia Governorate‏محافظة الشرقيةAz Zaqaziq [الزقازيق]4,911.05,354,0416,010,4306,485,412
Sohag Governorate‏محافظة سوهاجSuhaj [سوهاج]11,218.13,747,2894,210,6514,603,861
South Sinai Governorate‏محافظة جنوب سيناءAt Tur [الطور]31,272.0150,088159,029167,426
Suez Governorate‏محافظة السويسas Suways [السويس]9,002.2512,135576,279622,859
total  996,602.572,798,03181,395,54187,963,276
source: CAPMAS (Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics ), Egypt.
note: entries marked with an asterisk (*) have a Latin spelling of the name that is highly doubtful.

Main cities

namenative namepopulation
1996-11-19
census
population
2006-11-11
census
latitude /
longitude
Al Qahirahالقاهرة6,801,9318,471,85930.09/31.30
Al Iskandariyahالاسكندري3,339,0764,123,86930.95/29.75
Al Jizahالجيزة2,221,8682,681,86330.02/31.20
Shubra al Khimahشبرا الخيمة870,7751,016,72230.14/31.27
Bur Sa'idبورسعيد472,454570,76831.11/32.29
As Suwaysالسويس417,526510,93530.12/32.43
Al Uqsurالاقص361,138451,31825.72/32.66
Al Mahallah al Kubraالمحلة الكبرى394,924442,88430.97/31.16
Al Mansurahالمنصورة369,409437,31131.04/31.40
Tantaطنطا372,892421,07630.79/31.00
Asyutأسيوط343,662386,08627.19/31.16
Al Fayyumالفيوم260,830316,77229.31/30.85
Az Zaqaziqالزقازيق267,469302,61130.59/31.51
Al Isma'iliyahالاسماعيلي255,134300,44930.61/32.28
Aswanأسوان219,541265,00424.04/32.89
Kafr ad Dawwarكفر الدوار232,387262,74831.11/30.14
Damanhurدمنهور209,423241,89531.04/30.46
Al Minyaالمنيا201,440235,23428.10/30.74
Qinaقنــــا155,382206,83126.17/32.71
Bani Suwayfبني سويف171,734193,53529.08/31.09
Suhajسوهاج170,417189,63826.55/31.70
Shibin al Kumشبين الكوم156,794177,06030.56/31.01
Banhaبنها135,891158,38930.46/31.19
Kafr ash Shaykhكفر الشيخ124,870147,38031.12/30.94
El Arishأول العريش100,482141,59531.10/33.74
Malawiمركز ملوى119,283140,21527.73/30.83
Bilbisبلبيس113,608136,49930.38/31.59
Mit Ghamrميت غمر101,899116,18030.71/31.28
source: CAPMAS (Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics ), National Information Center (NIC), Nasr City, Cairo.
note: population data is from provisional census figures.