El Suez Governorate | Suez Canal Egypt



In the past, it was called Qulzam. It is located east of the Nile River Delta at the southern entrance to the Suez Canal. It limits the north with the governorate of Ismailia, the east with the south of Sinai, and the west with Cairo.


Suez Governorate is one of the governorates of the Arab Republic of Egypt, which is located within the territory of the Suez Canal, which also includes the governorates of Port Said and Ismailia, and the Suez Governorate has divided administratively into five regions, namely: Suez, Forty, Ataqa, Faisal, and Al-Janayen, and these areas are approximately 728,180 people, according to the statistics of 2018, as for the emblem of the Suez Governorate, it is represented by the presence of a shape in the form of a wheel or a toothed gear in reference to the strength of the industrial sector in the governorate, and in the middle of the wheel is a red flame; an indication that the Suez Governorate is a major headquarters for the petroleum industries and a number of companies Petroleum in the Egyptian Republic.

Suez Governorate is characterized by its vital tourism sector, as it is visited by approximately 256,972 visitors every year, due to the presence of a group of stunning landscapes, such as Mount Ataka located in the west, Fanar Abu Al Daraj in the south, the Gulf of Suez, the Suez Canal in the east, lakes, and parks in North.

The following are the most prominent tourist attractions in Suez:

Ain Sokhna:
 Ain Sokhna resort is located on the Red Sea coast located on the Swiss Bay, about an hour's drive from the city of Cairo, and it is sulfur hot springs coming from the desert mountain of Ataka, and it represents an important international tourist destination and destination.

 Moses fountains:
Moses fountains are about 25.74 km from the south of the Ahmed Hamdi tunnel, which is 12 springs, 7 of which are still operating to this day. This oasis represented the largest oasis in the Sinai during the nineteenth century AD, and some communities appeared in The area around these springs.

The northernmost part of the Red Sea is divided into two Gulfs in the Sinai peninsula; the Gulf of Aqaba in the east, and the Gulf of Suez in the western corner. From the strait of mountains to the Egyptian city of Suez, with a distance of 314 km (195 miles), the width of the Gulf ranges between 19-32 km, and the Suez Canal operates as an important shipping route between the Gulf of Suez and the Mediterranean.

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