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Abu Fa'r Destination Guide

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Abu Fa'r in the region of Al Jīzah is located in Egypt - some 38 mi (or 61 km) South of Cairo, the country's capital city.

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Time in Abu Fa'r is now 03:15 PM (Thursday). 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: Tyre, Gaza, Tel Aviv, Haifa, Tanta or Abu al 'Abbas. Since you are here already, consider visiting Zawiyat Umm Husayn, Askur, Sakanat 'Arab Uskur, Sakanat 'Arab al Qumay'i, Mit al Qayid and As Saff. We saw some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Maestro Les DeShane Playing Mizriam At T...

01:42 min ( December 06, 2007 by themaestrolesdeshane)
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The Maestro Les DeShane at the pyramids jammin his song Mizriam

Egyptian REVOLUTION 2011

05:52 min ( February 01, 2011 by Sam Edris)
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Egyptian REVOLUTION 2011,Watch How Egypt police and demonstrators Fighting.people dying

Largest Cities in Africa

03:36 min ( October 27, 2010 by Geowizard1)
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The 50 most Populated cities in Africa This numbers include the Metropolitan Area (The City + The Surrounding Towns)

Lol Sophanem

08:43 min ( June 15, 2010 by PennyDorkis)
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Bullshitting around the desert, testing out new screencasting programs, scaring Amascut with my cat. Got my characters skin darkened so I could better compare hair color with Amascut. Her hair actuall...

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Interesting facts about this location


Lisht or el-Lisht is an Egyptian village located south of Cairo. It is the site of Middle Kingdom royal and elite burials, including two pyramids built by Amenemhat I and Senusret I. The two main pyramids were surrounded by smaller pyramids of members of the royal family, and many mastaba tombs of high officials and their family members. They were constructed throughout the Twelfth and Thirteenth Dynasties.

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Located at 29.52, 31.23 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Egypt, Populated places in Giza Governorate

Gerzeh culture

Gerzeh, also Girza or Jirzah, was a predynastic Egyptian cemetery located along the west bank of the Nile and today named after al-Girza, the nearby present day town in Egypt. Gerzeh is situated only several miles due east of the lake of the Al Fayyum. The Gerzean culture is a material culture identified by archaeologists. The Gerzean is the second of three phases of the Naqada Culture, and so is called Naqada II.

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Located at 29.52, 31.23 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Ancient Egyptian palettes, Archaeological sites in Egypt, Predynastic Egypt


Atfih is a city in Middle Egypt. It was part of the now defunct Helwan Governorate from April 2008 to April 2011, after which it was reincorporated into the Cairo Governorate. As of 2001, it has a population of 106,300 inhabitants.

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Located at 29.52, 31.23 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Ancient Greek sites in Egypt, Ancient cities, Populated places established in the 4th millennium BC, Populated places in Cairo Governorate

2002 Al Ayyat railway accident

The Al Ayyat train disaster happened at 02:00 on the morning of 20 February 2002 in a passenger train of eleven carriages, travelling from Cairo to Luxor. In its fifth carriage a cooking gas cylinder exploded and created a fire which spread as the train ran. Seven of its carriages, all third class, were burnt almost to cinders. The number of dead given by officials at the time was 383, all Egyptians.

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Located at 29.52, 31.23 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:2002 fires, 2002 in Egypt, Fires in Egypt, Railway accidents in 2002, Railway accidents in Egypt, Train and subway fires


Located about 100 km south of modern Cairo, Meidum or Maidum is the location of a large pyramid, and several large mud-brick mastabas.

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Located at 29.52, 31.23 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Ancient Egyptian pyramids, Archaeological sites in Egypt, Former world's tallest buildings, Populated places in Egypt