Ismail al-Rawi, an Awqaf Ministry official in the governorate, they were handed out on Tuesday, al-Bawaba News reported.
Egyptian Awqaf Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomma has said distribution of copies of the Holy Book in mosques, Quran schools and Quranic centers will be done in other governorates as well.
Egypt is a country in North Africa with a population of around 96 million.
Muslims account for around 90 percent of the country’s total population.
Quranic activities are very common in the Muslim-majority Arab country and many of the Muslim world’s top Qaris in the past and present have been Egyptian.