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GEO_EG1992 (V101_EG1992)
Egypt regions, 1992 [GIS]

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GEO_EG1992 (V101_EG1992) indicates the region of Egypt where the respondent was interviewed. DHS regions in the 1992 Egypt survey are equivalent to grouped governorates.

Other sample years have their own sample-specific geography variables. There are also integrated variables, GEO_EG1988_2014 and GEOALT_EG1988_2014, that provide spatially consistent units over time.

A GIS map for GEO_EG1992 (in shapefile format) can be downloaded from the DHS Program Spatial Data Repository Boundaries page.


For GEO_EG1992 (V101_EG1992), the Frontier group of governorates was excluded from the 1992 survey.

Comparability - Standard DHS

GEO_EG1992, like other V101 variables, is a geographic variable added during processing of the DHS data. V101 is included in all Phases of the DHS.


  • Egypt 1992: Ever-married women age 15-49.
  • Egypt: 1992-H, 1992-W, 1992-C, 1992-B