Port Said

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Port Said
Port-Saïd
Pò'di
City and Parish
City of Port Said
Deira Mosaic
Nickname(s): City of Calling, Gateway to Andalusia
Sovereign state  Andalus
Country  Sousse
Parish  Port Said Parish
Divisions 12 districts
Government
 • Mayor Pierre Signac
Area
 • City and Parish 903 km2 (350 sq mi)
 • Metro 4,000 km2 (1,500 sq mi)
Area rank 42nd
Population (1 December 2014)
 • City and Parish 603,787
 • Density 670/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
 • Metro 1,412,691
 • Metro density 350/km2 (910/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Podi, Poder
Time zone Andalusia Standard Time (UTC+4)
Website www.metro.tokyo.jp

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.