The governorate’s Awqaf department organized the ceremony on Thursday, according to khabarmasr.com website.
Those honored at the event were children and teenagers aged 5 to 20.
They received presents from the department for their Quranic achievement.
The Awqaf department annually organizes the ceremony in the holy month of Ramadan.
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, including memorization of the Holy Book, are very common in the Muslim-majority Arab country.