Shibin El Kom
The maist important central an local govrenment offices are locatit in the ceety, as well as the main branches o Menoufia University. The ceety haes several public an private schuils, hospitals, a lairge stadium, telecommunication central office o Telecom Egypt, internet service providers, organized trade unions (medical, commercial, agricultur, ingineerin, etc.), athletic teams, poleetical pairties an social organizations an a chamber o commerce.
While the ceety is no a new ane, its infrastructur is being modrenized. The economy o the ceety depends on industry, commerce an tae a lesser extent on agricultur.
Recent statistical stimates (2006) show that the ceety haes a population o 0.63 million, which is 18.87% o the total population of the governorate, wi a population density o 2010 persons per square kilometer (this includes the El-Batanoon, El-Sokareya, Bakhaty ,El_Rahb الراهب Istobari, El-May, El-Messilha, Melig مليج, Shanawan an Shubrakheet).