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Kafr el-Sheikh Govrenorate

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Kafr el-Sheikh Govrenorate on the cairt o Egyp

Kafr el-Sheikh Govrenorate (Arabic: ‏محافظة كفر الشيخMuḥāfaẓat Kafr aš Šayḫ) is ane o the govrenorates o Egyp. It lies in the north o the kintra alang the wastren branch o the Nile in the Nile Delta. Its caipital is the ceety o Kafr el-Sheikh.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Kafr el-Sheikh Govrenorate, which wis ance pairt o the Gharbia Govrenorate, wis creatit in 1949. It wis oreeginally named Fuadiyah in honour o Keeng Fuad I o Egyp. Efter the 1952 Revolution an the subsequent abolition o the monarchy, the govrenorate teuk the name o its caipital ceety Kafr el-Sheikh. This name, adoptit in 1955, means "the veelage o the chief".[1]

The region occupied the day bi the Kafr el-Sheikh govrenorate haes been weel kent syne the era o the Auncient Egyptian. The caipital o Lawer Egyp, cried "Puto", is locatit the day at Tel el-Faraain (the hill o the Pharaohs), near Desouk.

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

Lake Burullus is locatit in the north o the Kafr el-Sheikh govrenorate.

The govrenorate comprises 11 ceeties:

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

Industries include cotton-processin factories, rice an fishin.

Education[eedit | eedit soorce]

Kafr el-Sheikh Varsity comprises faculties for Commerce, Ingineerin, Agricultur, Veterinary Medicine, Airts, Pheesical Eddication, Science, Eddication, an Special Eddication.

Notable fowk frae Kafr el-Sheikh govrenorate[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Room, Adrian (2006). Placenames of the World: Origins and Meanings of the Names for 6,600 Countries, Cities, Territories, Natural Features, and Historic Sites (2nd ed.). Jefferson, NC: McFarland. p. 185. ISBN 9780786422487. Retrieved 7 August 2010.

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