Zefta is one the administrative centers in El Gharbia Governorate. it lies next to El Santa Center and comprises of a number of smaller towns and villages. It encloses a vast area of agricultural lands and it is famous for planting fruits like orange and grip in addition to traditional crops like wheat, rice and Cotton . Zefta is also one of the important industrial zones in Egypt that encloses a large number of clothes factories. During the British occupation for Egypt, the inhabitants of this city rebelled heroically against it to the extent that they announced their independence and called it Zefta Republic. Zefta is the birthplace of many famous figures including the writer Ehsan Abd El Kodus.