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Izbat ath Thulthumayah in the region of Al Fayyūm is a place in Egypt - some 61 mi (or 98 km) South-West of Cairo, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Izbat ath Thulthumayah is now 02:40 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Cairo" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Gaza, Izbat Zuhay, Izbat ash Shaykh Sulayman, Shakshuk, Ruwaq or Izbat al Misharrak. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Qasr al Jibali, Qasr Abu Lati'ah, Kahk al Bahriyah, Kahk al Qibliyah, Izbat Waqim and Ash Shawashinah. We also found some pictures.




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Interesting facts about this location

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 29.41, 30.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Faiyum Governorate, Geography of ancient Egypt, Lakes of Egypt, National parks of Egypt, Shrunken lakes

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 29.41, 30.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Faiyum Governorate, Geography of ancient Egypt, Oases of 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 29.41, 30.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Faiyum Governorate, Governorates of Egypt

Eremopezus

Eremopezus is a prehistoric bird genus. It is known only from the fossil remains of a single species, the huge and presumably flightless Eremopezus eocaenus. This was found in Upper Eocene Jebel Qatrani Formation deposits around the Qasr el Sagha escarpment, north of the Birket Qarun lake near Faiyum in Egypt. The rocks its fossils occur in were deposited in the Priabonian, with the oldest dating back to about 36 million years ago (Ma) and the youngest not less than about 33 Ma.

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Located at 29.41, 30.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:Basal Neoaves, Eocene birds, Genera of birds, Prehistoric birds

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 29.41, 30.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Egypt