|City and Parish|
City of Port Said
|Nickname(s): City of Calling, Gateway to Andalusia|
|Parish||Port Said Parish|
|• Mayor||Pierre Signac|
|• City and Parish||903 km2 (350 sq mi)|
|• Metro||4,000 km2 (1,500 sq mi)|
|Population (1 December 2014)|
|• City and Parish||603,787|
|• Density||670/km2 (1,700/sq mi)|
|• Metro density||350/km2 (910/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Andalusia Standard Time (UTC+4)|
Port Said (Etruscan: Port-Saïd, or Sousse Creole: Pò'di) is a city that lies in north east Sousse, straddling the Monticelli River, about 113 miles downstream from the mouth of the river, with an approximate population of 603,787 (2010). The city was established in 1759 as part of the Plan d'Louven, to establish a permanent Etruscan settlement in Andalusia.
Port Said has been ranked among the highest in Andalusia according to the Human Development Index in 2009 and 2010. The economic base of the city is shipping, with the Port of Port Said being the second busiest port in Andalusia, and the fourth busiest in the world. It thrives on being a duty-free port, as well as a tourist resort especially during summer.