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Egypt Cities by Population


128 cities shown of 128 total Egypt cities that are over 1,000 in population...

1. Cairo 7,734,614
2. Alexandria 3,811,516
3. Al Jizah 2,443,203
4. Port Said 538,378
5. Suez 488,125
6. Al Mahallah al Kubra 431,052
7. Luxor 422,407
8. Asyut 420,585
9. Al Mansurah 420,195
10. Tanda 404,901
11. Al Fayyum 306,393
12. Az Zaqaziq 285,097
13. Ismailia 284,813
14. Kafr ad Dawwar 267,370
15. Aswan 241,261
16. Qina 235,362
17. Halwan 230,000
18. Damanhur 227,943
19. Al Minya 227,150
20. Suhaj 209,419
21. Bani Suwayf 189,624
22. Banha 167,029
23. Idfu 166,102
24. Talkha 157,737
25. Kafr ash Shaykh 143,970
26. Mallawi 142,504
27. Dikirnis 137,542
28. Bilbays 129,211
29. Al `Arish 128,855
30. Jirja 128,250
31. Al Hawamidiyah 106,841
32. Idku 105,599
33. Bilqas Qism Awwal 103,596
34. Disuq 102,037
35. Abu Kabir 100,684
36. Qalyub 100,495
37. Akhmim 99,446
38. Al Matariyah 99,357
39. Al Ghardaqah 95,622
40. Zifta 92,667
41. Tahta 90,591
42. Samalut 90,465
43. Bush 86,608
44. Hawsh `Isa 85,352
45. Minuf 83,651
46. Ashmun 82,507
47. Manfalut 78,744
48. Damietta 76,839
49. Kafr az Zayyat 73,725
50. Abu Tij 71,257
51. Isna 69,335
52. Abnub 68,749
53. Al Qusiyah 68,394
54. Al Jamaliyah 68,381
55. Dayrut 67,788
56. Toukh 67,599
57. Al Manzilah 67,486
58. Rosetta 64,481
59. Awsim 63,862
60. Al Fashn 63,793
61. Fuwah 63,310
62. Faqus 62,821
63. Al Khankah 62,434
64. Marsa Matruh 62,042
65. Al Qurayn 61,730
66. Abu Qurqas 61,182
67. Al Manshah 61,134
68. Kousa 60,181
69. Kawm Umbu 59,787
70. Faraskur 58,284
71. Bani Mazar 58,153
72. Minyat an Nasr 56,951
73. Shibin al Qanatir 56,872
74. Al Qanatir al Khayriyah 56,302
75. Basyun 55,523
76. Samannud 54,980
77. Shirbin 54,676
78. Dishna 54,197
79. Farshut 53,851
80. Diyarb Najm 51,841
81. At Tall al Kabir 51,569
82. Tala 51,498
83. Ibshaway 51,173
84. Al Balyana 48,801
85. Ash Shuhada' 48,060
86. Sidi Salim 47,998
87. Juhaynah 47,821
88. Tamiyah 46,866
89. Mashtul as Suq 45,798
90. Al Hamul 45,798
91. Ain Sukhna 45,552
92. Itsa 45,269
93. Matay 45,215
94. Al Badari 44,132
95. Hihya 43,432
96. Al Qanayat 42,912
97. Quwaysina 42,708
98. Madinat Sittah Uktubar 41,930
99. Abu al Matamir 41,302
100. Naj` Hammadi 41,184
101. Dayr Mawas 40,609
102. Ad Dilinjat 40,386
103. Az Zarqa 40,010
104. As Saff 38,213
105. `Izbat al Burj 37,953
106. Al Wasitah 37,453
107. Sumusta as Sultani 37,260
108. Kawm Hamadah 36,751
109. Al Bajur 36,633
110. Kafr Saqr 34,967
111. Al `Ayyat 34,796
112. Aja 34,692
113. Al Ibrahimiyah 34,638
114. Bur Safajah 32,944
115. Al Qusayr 24,653
116. Qutur 23,842
117. Al Bawiti 20,000
118. El Gouna 15,000
119. Tor 14,972
120. Sharm ash Shaykh 12,000
121. Marsa al `Alam 10,000
122. Dhahab 8,000
123. Al `Alamayn 7,400
124. Siwah 7,000
125. Qasr al Farafirah 5,000
126. Nuwaybi`a 5,000
127. Abu Sunbul 5,000
128. Makadi Bay 4,000





Egypt History

One of the ancient Egyptian names of the country, Kemet, is derived from the fertile black soils deposited by the Nile floods, distinct from the deshret, or ""red land"

of the desert. The name is realized as kmi and km in the Coptic stage of the Egyptian language

and appeared in early Greek as. Another name was t3-mry ""land of the riverbank"". The names of Upper and Lower Egypt were Ta-Sheme'aw ""sedgeland"" and Ta-Mehew ""northland""

respectively."""

Mir, the Arabic and modern official name of Egypt, is of Semitic origin, directly cognate with other Semitic words for Egypt such as the Hebrew, literally meaning he two straits"". The word originally connoted ""metropolis"" or ""civilization"" and also means ""country"







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