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Al Barahimah in the region of Qinā is a city in Egypt - some 295 mi (or 475 km) South of Cairo, the country's capital.

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Current time in Al Barahimah is now 10:48 PM (Thursday). 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: Tabuk, Aqaba, Suhaj, Shanhur, Kousa or Naj' Abu Yusif. While being here, make sure to check out Qift, Naj' al Bashshariyah, Naj' al Barud, Naj' al 'Arab, Naj' Jibril and Arab 'Ababidah as well. We encountered 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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Videos

Crazy bus tranfer from Luxor back to El ...

02:47 min ( December 03, 2010 by naturalius)
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Film made with my iPhone on our way back from Luxor. The bus driver from ITS was really crazy

Driving Upper Egypt

03:13 min ( December 19, 2011 by rndomn8)
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We are driving south about 40 minutes from Luxor where the Egyptian country side is very green. If anyone knows the name of the city please let me know. Music: Jason Shaw - Drifting2 Thank you to Jaso...


(719) Mysterious Green light of Orb On ...

00:33 min ( August 31, 2011 by MIZOtheworldheritage)
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Anyway, the interesting green light is beautiful for me ;-)

Hotel Boat

00:32 min ( June 14, 2008 by annisjackson)
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Croisiere sur un Bateau hotel sur le Nil en Aout 2005 (région de Luxor)


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Interesting facts about this location

Qift

Qift is a small town in the Qena Governorate of Egypt about 43 km north of Luxor, on the east bank of the Nile.

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Located at 26.01, 32.8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Ancient Greek sites in Egypt, Former populated places in Egypt, Populated places in Qena Governorate, Roman legions' camps in Egypt, Roman sites in Egypt

Qus

Qus is a city in the modern Qena Governorate, Egypt, located on the east bank of the Nile. Its modern name is one of many borrowings in Egyptian Arabic from Coptic, the last living phase of Ancient Egyptian. In Graeco-Roman times, it was called Apollonopolis Parva or Apollinopolis Parva, or Apollonos minoris. The ancient city of Gesa stood on the eastern bank of the Nile, and belonged to the Hypseliote nome. Its necropolis was located opposite of the city, on the western bank.

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Located at 26.01, 32.8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Ancient Greek sites in Egypt, Ancient cities, Cities in Ancient Egypt, Populated places in Qena Governorate, Roman sites in Egypt

Apollonopolis Parva (Qus)

Apollonopolis Parva or Apollonopolis Mikra or Apollinopolis Mikra or Apollonos Vicus, was an ancient town of the Thebaid, in the Coptite Nome, in latitude 26° north, situated between Thebes and Coptos. It stood on the eastern bank of the Nile, and carried on an active trade with Berenice and Myos Hormos, on the Red Sea. Apollonopolis Parva was ca. 35 km distant from Thebes, and is the modern Qus (Kuss).

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Located at 26.01, 32.8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Ancient Greek sites in Egypt, Former populated places in Egypt, Roman sites in Egypt

Naqada

Naqada is a town on the west bank of the Nile in the Egyptian governorate of Qena. It was known in Ancient Egypt as Nubt and in classical antiquity as Ombos. Its name derives from ancient Egyptian nub, meaning gold, on account of the proximity of gold mines in the Eastern Desert. Naqada comprises some villages such as Tukh, Khatara, Danfiq and Zawayda. It stands near the site of a necropolis from the prehistoric, pre-dynastic period around 4400–3000 BC.

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Located at 26.01, 32.8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Egypt, Populated places in Qena Governorate, Predynastic Egypt

Dendera Temple complex

Dendera Temple complex, (19th century English spelling in most sources, including Belzoni was Tentyra). located about 2.5 km south-east of Dendera, Egypt. It is one of the best-preserved temple complexes in Egypt. The area was used as the sixth Nome of Upper Egypt, south of Abydos.

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Located at 26.01, 32.8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:1st-century BC architecture, Archaeological sites in Egypt, Egyptian temples, Former places of worship in Egypt, Hellenistic architecture