Giza Governorate

Giza Governorate lies opposite Cairo on the bank of Nile. Mostly known for pyramids and the western desert, Giza plays a major role in Egyptian Tourism.

General Info

Governorate: Giza
City: Giza
Urban Population: 4446805
Governor: Mohamed Kamal el Daly
Area: 85,153 km2
Population: 4446805


Apart from capital city Giza, you can find 4 major cities who give Giza the urbanized appearance that attract people equally:

  • El Badrashein

  • Giza

  • Memphis

  • 6th of October City

  • Sheikh Zayed City


Abd El Gill is the only town in Giza which is approximately 69 km from Giza city.

Industrial zones

These industrial zones play a large part in urbanization.  Most people love to stay in city, but not all. Apart from tourism, these industrial areas have made living comfortable. Though, this urbanization plays a major part in Egypt Tourism too. Tourists now don’t have to commute from Cairo and others when visiting. Some of these areas are:

  • Abu Rawash industrial zone and its expansions

  • Al Wahat heavy industrial zone

  • (New urban community industrial zone) 6th of October

Important sites

Mostly, Giza is known for being a home to pyramids, Ancient Egypt’s greatest treasure. However, apart from that Western Desert and Bahariya Oasis adds their charm significantly. These can be listed:

  • Abusir

  • Bahariya Oasis

  • Giza Necropolis - Giza pyramid complex

  • Saqqara Necropolis

  • Dahsur Necropolis

Top Destination Of Giza Governorate

  • Giza

  • Pyramid of Djoser

  • Dahsur

  • Bahariya Oasis

  • 6th of October

  • Sheikh Zayed City

  • Bawiti

  • Imbaba

  • El Badrashein

  • Kerdasa

  • Lisht

  • Saqqarh

  • El Hawamdeya

  • Atfih

These will cover most of the tourist sites. Whiles planning your trip, make sure you are aware of Giza Governorate. They will give you a better insight of where you are and where you want to go. Let NILE HOLIDAY  plan your Giza trip today..

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