Kafr El Sheikh, Egypt

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🇪🇬 Kafr El Sheikh (كفر الشيخ) is an Egyptian city and the capital of Kafr El Sheikh Governorate, Egypt, about 134 km north of Cairo, in the Nile Delta of lower Egypt. Kafr El Sheikh city, is the fourth largest city in the Nile Delta.

Kafr El Sheikh was earlier known as Duminqun (دُمينقون), but was officially named Fuadiyah or Fouadiyah (فؤادية) in honour of King Fuad I of Egypt. After the 1952 Revolution and the subsequent abolition of the monarchy, the governorate took the name of its capital city Kafr El Sheikh. This name, adopted in 1955, means "the village of the chief". In 2006 the University of Kafr El Sheikh was established.

Kafr El Sheikh is responsible for more than 40% of the total sea food production in Egypt.

Kafr El Sheikh is located in the southern side of the Kafr El Sheikh Governorate, it is famous for agriculture, especially the production of rice. The city is surrounded to the east by the villages of Qantara and Sawalha which are separated by a small Canal. Kafr Elsheikh has Desouk and Damanhour to its West, Tanta to its South, and the Mediterranean to its North.

Districts: • Al-Burulus; • Al-Ḥamul; • Ar-Riyad; • Biyala; • Disuq; • Fuwah; • Kafr ash-Shaykh; • Metoubes; • Qallīn; • Sidi Salim.

Factories Kafr El Sheikh is the home to various factories, including a rice mill, a poultry forage factory and a sugar beet factory.

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Kafr El Sheikh has a population of over 1,000,000 people. Kafr El Sheikh also forms the centre of the wider Kafr El Sheikh Governorate which has a population of over 3,414,000 people.

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Antipodal to Kafr El Sheikh is: -149.067,-31.1

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