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Flag of Ismailia Governorate
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Official logo of Ismailia Governorate
Ismailia Governorate on the map of Egypt
Ismailia Governorate on the map of Egypt
Country Egypt
SeatIsmailia (capital)
Area
 • Total5,066 km2 (1,956 sq mi)
Population
 (January 2018)
 • Total1,325,000[2]
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
Websitewww.ismailia.gov.eg

Ismailia Governorate is a governorate in Egypt. The capital city is also named Ismailia. It was named after Ismail Pasha, who as Ottoman Viceroy of Egypt, oversaw the country during the building of the Suez Canal.[3]

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Coordinates: 30°36′N 32°17′E / 30.600°N 32.283°E / 30.600; 32.283