Red Sea Governorate
Red Sea Governorate

Red Sea Governorate earned its name by bordering Red Sea in its east and borders Sudan’s Red Sea State in the south.

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General Info

Governorate: Red Sea
City: Hurghada
Urban Population: 95%
Governor: Ahmed Abdullah
Area: 203,685 km2
Population: 3,45,775

Cities And Towns

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 Triangles 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 km2to Hurghada, it is also an administrative center or Markaz that has 5 villages under its control.

Heavy Industrial Zones

People mostly prefer urban living. Thus the resulting growth of industrial zones:

  • Bernes 1
  • Bernes 2
  • Alaki 1
  • Alaki 2

Top Destinations of Red Sea Governorate

  • Hurghada
  • Marsa Alam
  • El Gouna
  • Safaga
  • El Qoseir
  • Sahl Hasheesh
  • Berenice Troglodytica
  • Shalateen
  • Ras Gharib
  • Zaafarana
  • Wadi El Gemal National Park
  • Elba National Park

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