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Al Fayyum in the region of Al Fayyūm with it's 306,393 habitants is a town located in Egypt - some 57 mi (or 93 km) South-West of Cairo, the country's capital.

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Local time in Al Fayyum is now 06:22 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Cairo" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Gaza, Tel Aviv, Beersheba, Izbat Zuhay, Tima Fayyum or Izbat Muhmmad Khamis az Zamluti. When in this area, you might want to check out Zawiyat al Karadisah, Quhafah, Qalhanah, Mudiriyah, Minshat 'Utayfah and Al Fayyum as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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05:23 min ( December 14, 2011 by mohamed anas)
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Time lapse avec panasonic GH1 sur la ter...

00:31 min ( June 13, 2010 by Ryosega)
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Coucher du soleil guizeh - Sunset guizeh from sphinx guesthouse terrace

Egitto 1980: oasi di el Fayoum

01:45 min ( February 20, 2008 by moronao56)
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Viaggio di nozze di moronao nel dicembre 1980

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03:13 min ( November 27, 2012 by mokhtar kasem)
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We Names Is mokhtar and ahmed we was born and raised in the fayoum City . Ever since I've started listening to music, Rap has been the one kind of genre , which attracted me the most. , because this t...

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Interesting facts about this location

Fayoum University

Fayoum University (FU) is a public university located in the Egyptian city of Al Fayoum in northern Egypt. From 1976 to 2005, Fayoum University was a public institution within the University of Cairo. In August 2005, it was established as an independent campus with 2,000 faculty members and enrollment of about 25. 000 students. The city of Fayoum is an oasis located approximately 63 miles southwest of Cairo and is noted for its agricultural production and tourism.

More reading: Fayoum University homepage
Located at 29.31, 30.84 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:2005 establishments in Egypt, Educational institutions established in 2005, Faiyum, Universities in Egypt


Hawara is an archaeological site of Ancient Egypt, south of the site of Crocodilopolis (Arsinoe) at the entrance to the depression of the Fayyum oasis. The first excavations at the site were made by Karl Lepsius, in 1843.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 29.31, 30.84 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Ancient Egyptian pyramids, Archaeological sites in Egypt, Former populated places in Egypt

Faiyum Governorate

Faiyum Governorate is one of the governorates of Egypt in the middle of the country. Its capital is the city of Faiyum, located about 81 mi (130 km) south west of Cairo. It has a population of 2,512,792 (2006).

More reading: Faiyum Governorate homepage
Located at 29.31, 30.84 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Faiyum Governorate, Governorates of Egypt

Bahr Yussef

The Bahr Yussef, which roughly translates from Arabic as "the waterway of Joseph" (but literally "sea", not "river", which would be "Nahr"), is a canal which connects the Nile River with Fayyum in Egypt. This was originally in prehistoric times a natural offshoot of the Nile which created a lake to the west during high floods. Beginning with the 12th dynasty, the waterway was enlarged and the Fayyum was developed to enlarge Lake Moeris.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 29.31, 30.84 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Canals in Egypt, Faiyum, Faiyum Governorate, Geography of Egypt


Located in the Faiyum, Egypt, el-Lahun or Kahun is the workers' village associated with the pyramid of Senusret II (also spelled Sesostris II). It is located near the modern village of el-Lahun, and is often known by that name. Also nearby is the pyramid itself, known as the Pyramid of Lahun.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 29.31, 30.84 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Egypt, Former populated places in Egypt