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Al Hisar in the region of Al Qāhirah is a town located in Egypt - some 32 mi (or 51 km) South of Cairo, the country's capital.

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Local time in Al Hisar is now 12:51 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Cairo" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Tyre, Tel Aviv, Nazareth, Haifa, Zawiyat Umm Husayn or Al Aqwaz. When in this area, you might want to check out Askur, Sakanat 'Arab Uskur, Sakanat 'Arab at Tarrabin wa al Mughazi, Sakanat 'Arab al Hisar, Sakanat 'Arab al 'Aya'idah and Al 'Ayyat as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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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

The Story of Scouts & Guides Wadi El Nil...

36:57 min ( December 10, 2011 by SGWENMedia)
Views: 747 - Rating: 5/5

This is the story of Scouts & Guides Wadi El Nil in 6 Years [2005 - 2011] A Compilation of all of SGWEN's activities, news & events that the media team covered during the last 6 years since C. Rafic Y...

Largest Cities in Africa

03:36 min ( October 27, 2010 by Geowizard1)
Views: 21,902 - Rating: 4.25/5

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)
Views: 1,533 - Rating: 2.6/5

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

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 29.61, 31.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:2002 fires, 2002 in Egypt, Fires in Egypt, Railway accidents in 2002, Railway accidents in Egypt, Train and subway fires


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 29.61, 31.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Egypt, Populated places in Giza Governorate

Pyramid of Neferefre

The Pyramid of Raneferef, also known as the Pyramid of Neferefre, is an unfinished Egyptian pyramid from the 5th Dynasty, located in the necropolis of Abusir, Egypt. After the early death of Pharaoh Raneferef, the unfinished building was reconstructed into a geometric mastaba, becoming the burial place of the deceased king. Despite the demolition of the actual pyramid, the complex was augmented through extensive construction of temples by Raneferef's successors.

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Located at 29.61, 31.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:25th-century BC architecture, Ancient Egyptian pyramids, Memphis, Egypt, Unfinished buildings and structures

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 29.61, 31.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Ancient Egyptian pyramids

Tarkhan (Egypt)

Tarkhan is the modern name for an Ancient Egyptian cemetery, located about 50 km south of Cairo on the West bank of the Nile. The cemetery was excavated in two seasons by Flinders Petrie. Tombs of almost all periods were found, but most importantly many belonging to the time of Egyptian state formation, around 3000 BC. Petrie found more than 2,000 tombs, most of them simple holes in the ground belonging to common people.

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Located at 29.61, 31.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Egypt