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Luxor Govrenorate

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Luxor Govrenorate on the map o Egyp

Luxor Govrenorate ([‏امحافظة لأصق Muḥāfaẓat al Aqṣur] error: {{lang-xx}}: text has italic markup (help)) haes been ane o Egyp's govrenorates since December 7, 2009.[1] It is locatit 635 km sooth o Cairo. It is the smawest govrenorate in Egyp, spannin approximately 5 km frae north tae sooth, an 1.5 km frae east tae wast. It lies in Upper Egyp alang the Nile. The ceety o Luxor is the caipital o the Luxor govrenorate. Ither ceeties in the govrenorate include Armant an Esna. The naitional day is the 7t o December, commemoratin the establishment o the govrenorate.

Emblem[eedit | eedit soorce]

The emblem o Luxor represents the bust o Tutankhamen on board of an Auncient Egyptian canoe boat, cruisin in the Nile, wi an obelisk an the sun licht in the backgrund.

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

The govrenorate's total aurie is 2409.68 km2, representin 0.24% o the kintra's aurie.

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

As o 2006 census, the population o Luxor govrenorate is 451,318 fowk. 47.4% o them live in urban auries, while 52.6% live in rural auries. The population growth rate is 18.2 per thoosan.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

Mohamed El-Gawady (2001) Governorates of Egypt

  1. Luxor announced Egypt’s 29th governorate Archived 2010-02-13 at the Wayback Machine, report of Daily News Egypt of Dezember 7, 2009.

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

Coordinates: 25°41′N 32°39′E / 25.683°N 32.650°E / 25.683; 32.650