Red Sea Governorates earned its name by bordering Red Sea in its east and borders Sudan’s Red Sea State in the south.
The major cities that features in this Governorate are:
El Qoseir: The city was known as Leucus Limen in Ancient times which mean white port. Its population is around 50,000.
Hala'ib: The Red Sea port is located between disputed Hala’ib’s Triangle which is southern tip of Red Sea Riviera.
Hurghada: The capital city of Red Sea Govenorate is the main tourist destination with almost around 248,000 inhabitants.
Marsa Alam: The town is rapidly increasing its popularity due to Abu Dabab beach, Emerald Mines and the Temple of Seti I at Khanais.
Ras Gharib: Once Red Sea capital is one of the leading centers of petroleum production covers around 10,464.46 km².
Safaga: The small port town has many Phosphate mines that make it a major export center. This port leads to Duba port from where you can travel to Arabia.
Shalateen: This is the biggest town within Hala’ib’s Triangle. 520 km2 to Hurghada, it is also an administrative center or Markaz that has 5 villages under its control.
People mostly prefer urban living. Thus the resulting growth of industrial zones:
These districts cover most of the tourist sites. While planning your trip, make sure you are aware of Red Sea Governorates. They will give you a better insight of where you are and where you want to go. Let NILE HOLIDAY plan your Red Sea Adventure today..