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Al 'Aziziyah in the region of Al Jīzah is located in Egypt - some 14 mi (or 22 km) South of Cairo, the country's capital city.

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Time in Al 'Aziziyah is now 11:30 AM (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: Tyre, Gaza, Tel Aviv, Haifa, Tanta or Al 'Aziziyah. Since you are here already, consider visiting . 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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Egypt - Pyramids in Giza (2001)

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The pyramids of Cheops, Khepren and Mykerinus

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Giza and Sakkara (Saqqara) Pyramids Chri...

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Egypt - The sphinx in Giza (2001)

00:50 min ( September 11, 2008 by robbiedeclercq)
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The sphinx of Giza


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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Al 'Aziziyah during the next days.

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Jun
2019

PMP Certification Training In Cairo, Egypt

Beginning: 09:30 am (09:30).
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05
Jul
2019

HelwanUniversity

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Dec
2019

Food, Nutrition, Security, And Sustainable Agriculture (FNSSA)

Beginning: 09:00 am (09:00).
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Interesting facts about this location

Memphis, Egypt

Memphis was the ancient capital of Aneb-Hetch, the first nome of Lower Egypt. Its ruins are located near the town of Mit Rahina, south of Cairo. According to legend related by Manetho, the city was founded by the pharaoh Menes around 3000 BC. Capital of Egypt during the Old Kingdom, it remained an important city throughout ancient Mediterranean history. It occupied a strategic position at the mouth of the Nile delta, and was home to feverish activity.

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Located at 29.87, 31.25 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Ancient Greek sites in Egypt, Archaeological sites in Egypt, Cities in Ancient Egypt, Egyptian mythology, Egyptology, Former populated places in Egypt, History museums in Egypt, Memphis, Egypt, Open air museums in Egypt, Populated places established in the 4th millennium BC, Populated places in Giza Governorate, Titular sees, World Heritage Sites in Egypt

Pyramid of Djoser

The Pyramid of Djoser (Zoser), or step pyramid is an archeological remain in the Saqqara necropolis, Egypt, northwest of the city of Memphis. It was built during the 27th century BC for the burial of Pharaoh Djoser by Imhotep, his vizier. It is the central feature of a vast mortuary complex in an enormous courtyard surrounded by ceremonial structures and decoration.

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Located at 29.87, 31.25 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:27th-century BC architecture, Ancient Egyptian pyramids, Former world's tallest buildings, Memphis, Egypt

Saqqara

For other meanings, see: Sakkara (disambiguation). Saqqara Location of Saqqara File:Point rouge croix frontier vert green. gif Saqqara, also spelled Sakkara or Saccara in English, is a vast, ancient burial ground in Egypt, serving as the necropolis for the Ancient Egyptian capital, Memphis.

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Located at 29.87, 31.25 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Memphis, Egypt

Red Pyramid

The Red Pyramid, also called the North Pyramid, is the largest of the three major pyramids located at the Dahshur necropolis. Named for the rusty reddish hue of its stones, it is also the third largest Egyptian pyramid, after those of Khufu and Khafra at Giza. At the time of its completion, it was the tallest man-made structure in the world. It is also believed to be the world's first successful attempt at constructing a "true" smooth-sided pyramid.

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Located at 29.87, 31.25 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:26th-century BC architecture, Ancient Egyptian pyramids, Former world's tallest buildings, Memphis, Egypt

Dahshur

Dahshur (Arabic دهشور Dahšūr, in English often called Dashur), is a royal necropolis located in the desert on the west bank of the Nile approximately 40 kilometres south of Cairo. It is known chiefly for several pyramids, two of which are among the oldest, largest and best preserved in Egypt, built from 2613-2589 BCE.

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Located at 29.87, 31.25 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Egypt, Memphis, Egypt, World Heritage Sites in Egypt