Bani Suwayf Destination Guide
Delve into Bani Suwayf in Egypt!
Bani Suwayf in the region of Banī Suwayf with it's 189,624 residents is located in Egypt - some 69 mi (or 111 km) South of Cairo, the country's capital.
Current time in Bani Suwayf is now 01:24 PM (Saturday). 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: Gaza, Tel Aviv, Haifa, Beersheba, Umm al Janazir or Al Fayyum. While being here, make sure to check out Tizmant ash Sharqiyah, Nazlat Sharif Basha, Nazlat Sa'id, Nazlat Ma'arik, Nazlat ar Ruhban and Bani Suwayf as well. We discovered 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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Trip to Abusir (from Cairo/Giza)
Travelling alone - 12th April 2009
(714) On the way to Aswan in Egypt (HD) ...
The next destination is Aswan !! :-D I will go there by the Overnight train from Cairo :-) It is called "Abela Egypt" :-)
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Interesting facts about this location
Beni Suef, is the capital city of the Beni Suef Governorate in Egypt.
Located at 29.07, 31.1 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Heracleopolis or Herakleopolis Magna is the Greek name of the capital of the Twentieth nome (administrative division) of ancient Egypt, and located approximately 15 km west of the modern city of Beni Suef. It was called Henen-nesut, Nen-nesu, or Hwt-nen-nesu in ancient Egyptian, meaning 'house of the royal child. ' During the period of Roman occupation, it was known as Ehnasya, the etymology of which can be seen in the later names of Hnas (Ϩⲛⲏⲥ) in Coptic, and Ahnas in medieval Arabic writings.
Located at 29.07, 31.1 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Located in the Faiyum, Egypt, el-Lahun or Kahun is the workers' village associated with the pyramid of Senusret II (also spelled Sesostris II). It is located near the modern village of el-Lahun, and is often known by that name. Also nearby is the pyramid itself, known as the Pyramid of Lahun.
Located at 29.07, 31.1 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
The Bahr Yussef, which roughly translates from Arabic as "the waterway of Joseph" (but literally "sea", not "river", which would be "Nahr"), is a canal which connects the Nile River with Fayyum in Egypt. This was originally in prehistoric times a natural offshoot of the Nile which created a lake to the west during high floods. Beginning with the 12th dynasty, the waterway was enlarged and the Fayyum was developed to enlarge Lake Moeris.
Located at 29.07, 31.1 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 16 mi away.
Hawara is an archaeological site of Ancient Egypt, south of the site of Crocodilopolis (Arsinoe) at the entrance to the depression of the Fayyum oasis. The first excavations at the site were made by Karl Lepsius, in 1843.
Located at 29.07, 31.1 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 18 mi away.
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