Sunday، 22 May 2016 - 12:00 AM
Ismailia is the eastern gateway of Egypt adjacent to the Asian continent and the Asian Arab and Islamic countries. The governorate lies on Suez Canal banks and is bordered to the north by Port Said and Suez to the south.
Ismailia is privileged with Temsah, and the Grand Morra lakes. The governorate has diverse tourist highlights such as: Archeology Museum, Delesibs Museum, Tabet el-Shagara Point, Abo Attwa Tanks Exhibition, Orabi Castle in el-Tal el-Kabeer, Commonwealth Graves in el-Tal el-Kabeer, Fayed and Qantara Sharq(East Qantara) as well as Fayed new beaches.
The governorate holds several festivals, most important of which are: the Annual Spring Carnival, the International Folklore Festival in which different countries display civilizations and traditions of their peoples, in addition to the Experimental Theatre Festival, as well as Horses Annual Race.
Location: Ismailia governorate is bordered in the East by North Sinai governorate, in the West by Sharkeya governorate, in the South by Suez governorate, and by Port Said in the North.
The Governorate's national day: 25th January marking the unity of people with Police forces against the British occupation in 1951.
Emblem: It comprises three colours: the blue which refers to the Suez Canal, the green which represents agriculture, the yellow which refers to the desert, and the vulture which symbolizes the Republic's flag.