Suez is a governorate in the east of Egypt. on the eastern bank of the Suez Canal and the Gulf of Suez of the Red Sea. It covers about 25,400km and its capital city bears the same name. It is bordered with Ismailia Governorate from the north, Red Sea from the south, South Sinai from the east, Cairo and Giza from the west. It is a place of a great history dating back to the ancient Egyptian times and religious value since it was one of the places where the Holy Family stopped at during their journey to Egypt. It comprises of five main districts including Suez and Feisal. The national day of the governorate is 24 of October that commemorates the great role of national resistance against the Israeli troops in 1973 war. Basically, the main economic resources for Suez Governorate are driven from the logistic services related to the Suez Canal, the petroleum refineries, gas industry and the quarries of limestone, clay, coal, petroleum, marble, and limestone. Therapeutic tourism attracts multitudes of visitors from every corner of the world into many places in the governorate, especially the new resorts of Ain El Sukhna and other monumental places such as Mohammed Ali Palace in Suez. The current prominent position of Suez is attributed to its Public Free zone that was constructed in 1975 and is located in two places: Port Tawfik and Asadeya and both of them overlooking the Suez Canal. Moreover the governorate is supplied with all the essential services of electricity and water supplies, telecommunication network and highways and railroads linking it with the other governorates.