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Al Gharqanah in the region of Janūb Sīnāʼ is a place located in Egypt - some 230 mi (or 371 km) South-East of Cairo, the country's capital.

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Local time in Al Gharqanah is now 01:58 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Cairo" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Amman, Aqaba, Gaza, Tel Aviv, Qina or Hurghada. While being here, you might want to check out Nabq and Al Gharqanah as well. We discovered some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.




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Interesting facts about this location

Sharm el-Sheikh International Airport

Sharm el-Sheikh International Airport, formerly known as Ophira International Airport, is an international airport located in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. Opened on May 14, 1968, the airport was originally an Israeli Air Force base and also served the small settlement of Ofira, before the territory was returned to Egypt following the Camp David Accords. In 2008, the Egyptian Airports Holding Company announced plans to build a third new terminal at the airport.

More reading: Sharm el-Sheikh International Airport homepage
Located at 28.12, 34.35 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Egypt, Buildings and structures in Egypt, Sharm el-Sheikh

Straits of Tiran

The Straits of Tiran, are the narrow sea passages, about 13 km wide, between the Sinai and Arabian peninsulas which separate the Gulf of Aqaba from the Red Sea. It is named after Tiran Island located at its inflow, on which the Multinational Force and Observers has an observation post to monitor the compliance of Egypt in maintaining freedom of navigation of the straits as provided under the Israel-Egypt Peace Treaty.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 28.12, 34.35 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Bodies of water of Egypt, Bodies of water of Saudi Arabia, Borders of Egypt, Borders of Saudi Arabia, History of Israel, International straits, Straits of Africa, Straits of Asia

Ghazala Gardens hotel

The Ghazala Gardens hotel (فندق غزالة) was a 176-room, four-star establishment in the Naama Bay area of the Egyptian beach resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, on the Sinai Peninsula. Its sister hotel, the Ghazala, is across the street and is substantially larger. On July 23, 2005 at about 01:15 local time a terrorist drove a pickup truck laden with explosives through the glass façade and into the front lobby. Seconds later, the truck exploded, killing a number of people and razing the lobby.

More reading: Ghazala Gardens hotel homepage
Located at 28.12, 34.35 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Hotels in Egypt

Ofira Air Battle

The Ofira Air Battle was one of the first air battles of the Yom Kippur War. On 6 October 1973, Egypt launched a massive surprise attack on Israel that included over 200 Egyptian aircraft participating in an opening airstrike. In one of the first engagements near Israeli Air Force Base Ofir at Sharm el-Sheikh, on the southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula, two Israeli Phantoms engaged 20 Egyptian Air Force MiG-17s and their eight MiG-21 escorts on their way to attack Israeli positions in the area.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 28.12, 34.35 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Air-to-air combat operations and battles, Battles of the Yom Kippur War

Tiran Island

Tiran is an Egyptian-administered island that is also claimed by Saudi Arabia. It is located at the entrance of the Straits of Tiran, which separates the Red Sea from the Gulf of Aqaba. It has an area of about 80 km (30 sq mi). It is part of the Ras Muhammad National Park. Tiran Island is of strategic significance in the area, as it forms the narrowest section of the Straits of Tiran, which is an important sea passage to the major ports of Aqaba in Jordan and Eilat in Israel.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 28.12, 34.35 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 17 mi away.
Tags:Islands of Egypt, Islands of the Red Sea, Landforms of Egypt