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Al Jawsaq in the region of Eastern Province is a town located in Egypt - some 29 mi (or 47 km) North-East of Cairo, the country's capital.

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Local time in Al Jawsaq is now 11:03 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, Beirut, Tel Aviv, Haifa, Alim or Izbat al Burah. When in this area, you might want to check out Tilbanah, Tall Ruzan, Tall Ishnik wa Kafr as Salawi, Shubra an Nakhlah, Sandanahur and Bilbeis as well. We found some clip posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.




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Abdel-Halim Mahmoud Mausoleum

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Mausoleum of Sheikh Abdel-Halim Mahmoud, Al-Salam Village, Bilbeis, Sharqeya, Egypt. 8 December 2008

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Interesting facts about this location

Bilbeis

Bilbeis is an ancient fortress city on the eastern edge of the southern Nile delta in Egypt. The city played a role in the machinations for control of the Fatimid vizierate: first in 1164, when Shirkuh was besieged in the city by the combined forces of Shiwar and Amalric I of Jerusalem for three months; then again in 1168 when the city was assaulted again by Amalric's army, who took the city after three days on November 4 and indiscriminately killed the inhabitants.

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Located at 30.42, 31.51 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Nile River Delta, Populated places in Sharqia Governorate

Bubastis

Bubastis, also known as Tell Basta or Egyptian Per-Bast was an Ancient Egyptian city, the capital of its own nome, located along the River Nile in the Delta region of Lower Egypt. Bubastis is often identified with the biblical Phibeseth.

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Located at 30.42, 31.51 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Ancient Greek sites in Egypt, Ancient mints, Archaeological sites in Egypt, Former populated places in Egypt, Hebrew Bible places, Nile River Delta, Roman sites in Egypt

Zagazig

Zagazig is a town in Lower Egypt. Situated in the eastern part of the Nile delta, it is the capital of the governorate of Sharqia. As of 1999, its population was approximately 279,000. It is built on a branch of the Fresh Water or Ismaïlia Canal and on al-Muˤizz Canal (the ancient Tanaitic channel of the Nile), and is 47 miles by rail north-northeast of Cairo. Situated on the Nile Delta in the midst of a fertile district, Zagazig is a centre of the cotton and grain trade of Egypt.

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Located at 30.42, 31.51 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Governorate capitals in Egypt, Nile River Delta, Populated places in Sharqia Governorate, Zagazig

Shibin el-Qanater

Shibin el-Qanater is a region (markaz) in Egypt. It comprises 36 villages. Situated in the center of Qalyubia Governorate, its population was 423,783 at the 2006 Census.

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Located at 30.42, 31.51 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Qalyubia Governorate

Leontopolis (Heliopolis)

Leontopolis is the Greek name for the modern area of Tell el Yehudiye or Tell el-Yahudiya. It was an ancient city of Egypt in the 13th nome of Lower Egypt, on the Pelusiac branch of the Nile. The site includes some earthwork enclosures of the late Middle Kingdom or Second Intermediate Period, containing a temple and palace of Ramesses II. There are also cemeteries from the Middle Kingdom and later.

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Located at 30.42, 31.51 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Ancient Greek sites in Egypt, Archaeological sites in Egypt, Former populated places in Egypt