Faiyum Governorate

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Governorate: Faiyum
City: Faiyum
Rural Population: 24,56,368
Governor: Wael Mohamed Nabih Makram
Area: 1,827 km2
Population: 31,70,150

Cities And Towns


The major cities and towns of Faiyum Governorate are:



  • Faiyum: The city in Faiyum Oasis was known as Shedet in Ancient Egypt, later Greeks called it Crocodilopolis or Krocodilopolis, and the Romans named it Arsinoë.


  • Senuris: The city in Faiyum Governorate populates upto 82,148 inhabitants.


  • Ibsheway: Another city in Faiyum Governorate that boasts about 54,853 inhabitants.


  • El Gharaq el Sulţāni: The irrigating town is located at approximately 23km from El Faiyum.



Industrial Zones:


Most resident prefer rural areas to urban lifestyle. But increasing tourist popularity has given its way to industrial growth:



  • Kom Oshim

  • New Kom Oshim

  • Kouta

  • New Fayoum


Top Destinations of Faiyum Governorate:



  • Faiyum

  • Lake Moeris

  • Faiyum Oasis

  • El Lahun

  • Ayn as Siliyyn

  • Tutun

  • Biyahmu

  • As Siliyyin

  • Al Hadqah

  • El Mandara

  • Wadi El Rahan


These districts cover most of the tourist sites. While planning your trip, make sure you are aware of these names and locations. They will give you a better insight of where you are and where you want to go. Let NILE HOLIDAY  plan your Egypt trip today..

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