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Sharm el Sheikh in the region of Janūb Sīnāʼ with it's 12,000 habitants is a town located in Egypt - some 240 mi (or 386 km) South-East of Cairo, the country's capital.

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Local time in Sharm el Sheikh is now 07:48 AM (Friday). 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: Aqaba, Gaza, Beersheba, Qina, Tor or Al Fayyum. When in this area, you might want to check out Sharm el Sheikh and Naama 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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Interesting facts about this location

2005 Sharm el-Sheikh attacks

The 2005 Sharm el-Sheikh attacks were a series of terror attacks on 23 July 2005, perpetrated by an Islamist organization, targeting the Egyptian resort city of Sharm el-Sheikh, located on the southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula. Eighty-eight people were killed, the majority of them Egyptians, and over 200 were wounded by the blasts, making the attack the deadliest terrorist action in the country's history.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 27.85, 34.3 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Car and truck bombings, Mass murder in 2005, Suicide bombings in Egypt, Terrorist incidents in Egypt in 2005

Sharm International Hospital

Sharm International Hospital in Sharm Elshiekh in Egypt, it serves locals and the Sharm el-Sheikh tourism industry. Recently, the last president of Egypt Hosni Mubarak has been admitted for health problems.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 27.85, 34.3 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Hospitals in Egypt, Sharm el-Sheikh

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 27.85, 34.3 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Air-to-air combat operations and battles, Battles of the Yom Kippur War

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 27.85, 34.3 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Hotels in Egypt

Flash Airlines Flight 604

Flash Airlines Flight 604 was a charter flight operated by Egyptian charter company Flash Airlines. On 3 January 2004, the Boeing 737-300 crashed into the Red Sea shortly after takeoff from Sharm el-Sheikh International Airport, killing all 148 passengers, many of them French tourists, and all six crew members. The findings of the crash investigation are controversial, with accident investigators from the different countries involved not agreeing on the cause.

More reading: Flash Airlines Flight 604 homepage
Located at 27.85, 34.3 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:2004 in Egypt, Accidents and incidents involving the Boeing 737, Airliner accidents and incidents caused by instrument failure, Airliner accidents and incidents caused by pilot error, Aviation accidents and incidents in 2004, Aviation accidents and incidents in Egypt, Marine salvage operations