North Sinai Governorate

Schimal Sina (Arabic محافظة شمال سيناء Muhafazat Schimal Sīnā ʾ, DMG Muhafazat Schimal Sīnā ʾ, "North Sinai ") is a governorate in Egypt with 339 752 inhabitants located in the north of the Sinai Peninsula.

It is bordered to the north by the Mediterranean, on the east by the Gaza Strip and Israel to the south by the South Sinai governorate and to the west by the province as- Suwais, al - Isma ʿ iliyya and Bur Sa ʿ id ( Port Said ). The administrative center is al -Arish.