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Minya Govrenorate

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Minya Govrenorate on the cairt o Egyp

Minya Govrenorate (Arabic: ‏محافظة المنياMuḥāfaẓat al Minyā, Egyptian Arabic: [moˈħɑfzˤet elˈmenjæ]) is ane o the govrenorates o Upper Egyp. The name oreeginates frae the chief ceety o the govrenorate, oreeginally kent in Sahidic Coptic as Tmoone (ⲧⲙⲟⲟⲛⲉ) an in Bohairic as Thmonē (ⲑⲙⲟⲛⲏ), meanin “the residence”, in reference tae a monastery umwhile in the aurie. The name mey an aa oreeginate frae the ceety's name in Egyptian Men'at Khufu.

Naitional Holiday

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The naitional holiday o the Minya govrenorate is on 18 Mairch. It commemorates those who wur executit bi the Breetish at Deir Mawas on 18 Mairch 1919.

Agricultur an industry

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Limestone quarryin.

Minya Govrenorate is an important agricultural an industrial region. Amang its principal crops are sugar-cane, cotton, beans, soya beans, garlic, ingans, vegetables o various sorts, tomatoes, potatoes, watermelons, an grapes. Amang the leadin local industries are fuid processin (especially sugar an the dryin an grindin o ingans), spinnin an weavin o cotton, perfumes, oils an fats, cement-makin, quarryin (especially limestone), an brick-makin.

Location an Settin

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The caipital o Minya govrenorate is the ceety o Minya. The govrenorate is ane o the maist heichlie populatit govrenorates o Upper Egyp. It contains nine ceeties; 3,375 veelages; an 10,875 hamlets, athin the follaein nine boroughs, frae north tae sooth:

Ither important sites in the Minya Governorate include:

Monasteries in the Minya Govrenorate

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Prominent fowk frae Minya Govrenorate

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  • Tot aurie: 32,279 km².
  • Percentage tae tot aurie o Egyp: 3.2%.
  • Population: aroond 4.2 million
  • Population density: 115 fowk/km²
  • Rural population:
  • Percentage tae the whole population o Egyp: 5.1%
  • Population growthe rate:
  • Minya Govrenorate admeenistrative diveesions: 9 localities, 57 local admeenistrative units, 346 sma veelages, an 1429 tiny veelages.


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  • The Egyptian Tourist Authority, - ETA.

Freemit airtins

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