Dakahlia Governorate

Ad - Daqahliyya (Arabic محافظة الدقهلية Muhafazat ad Daqahliyya, DMG Muhafazat al - Daqahliyya, also Dakahlia ) is a province in the eastern Nile Delta in Egypt with 4,985,187 inhabitants.

It is bordered to the north by the Mediterranean and to the Governorate Damietta, on the east by the province of Bur Sa ʿ id, to the south by the provinces of al- Sharqiyah and Al Gharbiyya and to the west by the province of Kafr al- Sheikh. The administrative center is al - Mansura.