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Egypt, Governorate 2006 [Level 1, GIS]

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GEO1_EG2006 identifies the household's governorate within Egypt in 2006. Governorates are the first level administrative units of the country. A GIS map (in shapefile format), corresponding to GEO1_EG2006 can be downloaded from the GIS Boundary files page in the IPUMS International web site.

The full set of geography variables for Egypt can be found in the IPUMS International Geography variables list. For cross-national geographic analysis on the first and second major administrative level of any country refer to GEOLEV1, and GEOLEV2. More information on IPUMS-International geography can be found here.

Comparability — General

Cairo governorate includes Helwan and Giza governorate includes 6th October in GEO1_EG2006.


  • All households


  • Egypt: 2006