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Al Musharrak Qibli Destination Guide

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Al Musharrak Qibli in the region of Al Fayyūm is located in Egypt - some 62 mi (or 100 km) South-West of Cairo, the country's capital.

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Current time in Al Musharrak Qibli is now 11:08 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Cairo" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Gaza, Izbat Zuhay, Shakshuk, Ruwaq, Qasr Qarun or Izbat al Misharrak. While being here, make sure to check out Izbat ash Shaykh Sulayman, Qasr al Jibali, Qasr Abu Lati'ah, Kahk al Bahriyah, Kahk al Qibliyah and Batn Ihrit as well. We also found some pictures.


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Interesting facts about this location

Faiyum Oasis

The Faiyum Oasis (or Al-Fayoum Oasis, Al Fayyum Oasis, and other variations in spelling) is a depression or basin in the desert immediately to the west of the Nile south of Cairo. The extent of the basin area is estimated at between 1,270 km² (490 mi²) and 1700 km² (656 mi²). The basin floor comprises fields watered by a channel of the Nile, the Bahr Yussef, as it drains into a desert depression to the west of the Nile Valley.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 29.38, 30.57 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Faiyum Governorate, Geography of ancient Egypt, Oases of Egypt

Lake Moeris

Lake Moeris is an ancient lake in the northwest of the Faiyum Oasis, 80 km southwest of Cairo, Egypt. It persists in modern times as a smaller lake called Birket Qarun. The lake's surface is 43 m (140 ft) below sea-level, and covers about 202 square kilometres . Lake Moeris was freshwater in prehistory, but is today a saltwater lake. It is a source for tilapia and other fish from the local area. Its area is estimated to vary between 1,270 km² (490 mi²) and 1,700 km² (656 mi²).

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 29.38, 30.57 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Faiyum Governorate, Geography of ancient Egypt, Lakes of Egypt, National parks of Egypt, Shrunken lakes

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 29.38, 30.57 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Faiyum Governorate, Governorates of Egypt

Medinet Maadi

Medinet Maadi is a site in the southwestern Faiyum region of Egypt where a temple of the cobra-goddess Renenutet (a harvest deity) was founded during the reigns of Amenemhat III and Amenemhat IV (1855-1799 BC). It was later expanded and embellished during the Greco-Roman period. The dark sandstone inner part of the temple consists of a small papyrus-columned hall leading to a sanctuary comprising three chapels, each containing statues of deities.

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Located at 29.38, 30.57 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Egypt