Egypt

Decennial Population

year population est.
1950 21,514,024
1960 27,997,745
1970 36,342,268
1980 44,931,971
1990 56,336,614
2000 66,136,590
2010 78,075,705
2020 91,061,637
2025 96,988,985
2050 121,797,792
2075 134,184,803
2100 135,199,848
source: UN - WPP 2012 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 namecapital [native name]area in
sq.km.
population
2006-11-21
census
population
2012-01-01
estimate
population
2013-01-01
estimate
Alexandria Governorate‏محافظة الإسكندريةal Iskandariyah [الاسكندري]2,300.04,123,8694,508,6854,616,625
Aswan Governorate‏محافظة أسوانAswan [أسوان]62,726.01,186,4821,322,3151,358,788
Asyut Governorate‏محافظة أسيوطAsyut [أسيوط]13,720.03,444,9673,888,3084,011,564
Beheira Governorate‏محافظة البحيرةDamanhur [دمنهور]9,826.04,747,2835,327,5545,494,904
Beni-Suef Governorate‏محافظة بنى سويفBani Suwayf [بني سويف]10,954.02,291,6182,596,6332,689,399
Cairo Governorate‏محافظة القاهرةal Qahirah [القاهرة]3,085.18,471,8598,762,5038,922,949
Dahaklia Governorate‏محافظة الدقهليةAl Mansurah [المنصورة]3,538.24,989,9975,559,6985,692,113
Damietta Governorate‏محافظة دمياطDumyat [دمياط]910.31,097,3391,240,1841,271,196
Fayoum Governorate‏محافظة الفيومAl Fayyum [الفيوم]6,068.02,511,0272,881,7922,979,029
Gharbia Governorate‏محافظة الغربية Tanta [طنطا]1,942.34,011,3204,438,4204,546,650
Giza Governorate‏محافظة الجيزةal Jizah [الجيزة]13,184.05,724,5456,979,6757,205,122
Ismailia Governorate‏محافظة الإسماعيليةAl Isma'iliyah [الإسماعيلية]5,067.0953,0061,076,5861,113,836
Kafr-el-Sheikh Governorate‏محافظة كفر الشيخKafr ash Shaykh [كفر الشيخ]3,466.72,620,2082,940,0303,019,191
Kalyoubia Governorate‏محافظة القليوبيةBanha [بنها]1,124.34,251,6724,754,0444,874,203
Luxor Governorate‏محافظة الاقصAl-Uqsur [الاقص]2,959.6457,2861,064,1231,092,469
Matruh Governorate‏محافظة مطروحMarsa Matruh [مرسى مطروح]166,563.0323,381388,608408,634
Menia Governorate‏محافظة المنياAl Minya [المنيا]32,279.04,166,2994,700,3584,865,896
Menoufia Governorate‏محافظة المنوفيةShibin al Kawm [شبين الكوم]2,499.03,270,4313,656,8393,757,152
New Valley Governorate‏محافظة الوادى الجديدAl Kharijah [الخارجة]440,098.0187,263208,391214,419
North Sinai Governorate‏محافظة شمال سيناءEl Arish [أول العريش]27,564.0343,681395,271409,401
Port Said Governorate‏محافظة بورسعيدBur Sa'id [بورسعيد]1,345.0570,603628,440640,603
Qena Governorate‏محافظة قنــــاQina [قنــــا]8,979.83,001,6812,800,3732,879,937
Red Sea Governorateمحافظة البحر الأحمــرHurghada [الغردقة]120,000.0288,661320,322328,839
Sharkia Governorate‏محافظة الشرقيةAz Zaqaziq [الزقازيق]4,911.05,354,0416,010,4306,174,048
Sohag Governorate‏محافظة سوهاجSuhaj [سوهاج]11,218.13,747,2894,210,6514,345,836
South Sinai Governorate‏محافظة جنوب سيناءAt Tur [الطور]31,272.0150,088159,029161,921
Suez Governorate‏محافظة السويسas Suways [السويس]9,002.2512,135576,279592,323
total  996,602.572,798,03181,395,54183,667,047
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.