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Al Hilf al Gharbi in the region of Al Jīzah is a city in Egypt - some 46 mi (or 74 km) South of Cairo, the country's capital.

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Current time in Al Hilf al Gharbi is now 11:20 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: Tyre, Gaza, Tel Aviv, Haifa, Zawiyat Umm Husayn or Abd el-Gilil. While being here, make sure to check out Zawiyat al Maslub, Sul, Saft ash Sharqiyah, Saft al Gharbiyah, Maydum and Al Wasitah as well. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Journey up the Nile River in Egypt

02:43 min ( October 20, 2009 by mycompasstv)
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An amazing photo journey up the Nile River. The places we visit are: Cairo, Giza, the Pyramids, Luxor, Valley of the Kings, Lake Nasser, Hapshepsut Temple, Aswan, Kom Ombo Abu Simbel and more. photos ...

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

Lighting Chanukah Candels in Cairo (2006...

03:28 min ( December 25, 2006 by jbr483)
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One of the last services in the Ben Ezra Synagogue. Maariv followed by lighting of the nerot

Mario Saveri entering in the Red Pyramid...

02:06 min ( December 05, 2008 by Mário Saveri)
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Mario Saveri Entering the red Pyramid, entrando na pirâmide vermelha

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Interesting facts about this location


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 29.4, 31.23 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Ancient Greek sites in Egypt, Ancient cities, Populated places established in the 4th millennium BC, Populated places in Cairo 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 29.4, 31.23 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Ancient Egyptian palettes, Archaeological sites in Egypt, Predynastic Egypt


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 29.4, 31.23 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Ancient Egyptian pyramids, Archaeological sites in Egypt, Former world's tallest buildings, Populated places in Egypt

Pyramid of Senusret I

The Pyramid of Senusret I is an Egyptian Pyramid built to be the burial place of the Pharaoh Senusret I. The pyramid was built during the twelfth dynasty of Egypt at el-Lisht, near the pyramid of his father, Amenemhat I. Its ancient name was Senusret Petei Tawi (Senusret beholds the two lands). The pyramid was 105 meters on each side with a height of 61.25 meters; the slope of the four faces was 49° 24' degrees.

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Located at 29.4, 31.23 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Ancient Egyptian pyramids


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 29.4, 31.23 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Egypt, Populated places in Giza Governorate