Qena Governorate

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Qena Governorate
Flag of Qena Governorate
Qena Governorate on the map of Egypt
Qena Governorate on the map of Egypt
Coordinates: 26°08′35″N 32°43′41″E / 26.143°N 32.728°E / 26.143; 32.728Coordinates: 26°08′35″N 32°43′41″E / 26.143°N 32.728°E / 26.143; 32.728
Country  Egypt
Seat Qena (capital)
 • Governor Abdel Hamid Abdel Aziz El Hagan [1]
 • Total 9,565 km2 (3,693 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 2,959,175
 • Density 310/km2 (800/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
Website http://www.qena.gov.eg/

Qena Governorate (Egyptian Arabic: محافظة قناMuḥāfẓet Qinā) is one of the governorates of Egypt. Located in the southern part of the country, it covers a stretch of the Nile valley. Its capital is the city of Qena.


According to population estimates from 2015 the majority of residents in the governorate live in rural areas, with an urbanization rate of only 19.7%. Out of an estimated 3,045,504 people residing in the governorate, 2,445,051 people live in rural areas as opposed to only 600,453 in urban areas. [2]


Industrial zones[edit]

According to the Egyptian Governing Authority for Investment and Free Zones (GAFI), in affiliation with the Ministry of Investment (MOI), the following industrial zones are located in this governorate:[3]

  • Kalaheen
  • Hu


In 1981, the Basic Village Service Program (BVS) had several water, road and other projects going on in several markazes in the Qena Governorate.[4]

Other important sites[edit]


  1. ^ "رسمياً.. المحافظون الجدد ونوابهم يؤدون اليمين الدستورية أمام الرئيس". Almasry Alyoum (in Arabic). 30 August 2018. 
  2. ^ "Population Estimates By Sex & Governorate 1/1/2015" (PDF). CAPMAS. Retrieved 23 October 2016. 
  3. ^ "Investment Regimes, Industrial Zones of Governorate". Ministry of Investment Egypt. Archived from the original on 30 October 2016. Retrieved 30 October 2016. 
  4. ^ "Egypt: The Basic Village Services Program" (PDF). USAID. Retrieved 19 October 2016.