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Al Hima in the region of Sūhāj is a place in Egypt - some 218 mi (or 350 km) South of Cairo, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Al Hima is now 02:50 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Cairo" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Umm Dawmah Qibli, Umm Dumah, Tahta, Suhaj, Shatturah or Naj' al Jazirah. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Tima, Sidfa, Salim ash Sharqiyah, Salim al Gharbiyah, Nazlat Muhammad Ahmad and Al Badari. We also found some pictures.




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Interesting facts about this location

Tima, Egypt

Tima is a city in the Sohag Governorate of Upper Egypt. It is located on the west bank of the Nile.

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Located at 26.92, 31.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Sohag Governorate

Tjebu

Tjebu or Djew-Qa is an ancient Egyptian city, located on the eastern bank of the Nile, in the modern Sohag governorate. In the Greco-Roman period, its name was Antaeopolis, and its modern name is Qaw el-Kebir. Several large terraced funerary complexes in Tjebu by officials of the 10th Nome during the Twelfth and Thirteenth Dynasties represent the peak of nonroyal funerary architecture of the Middle Kingdom. Cemeteries of different dates were also found in the area.

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Located at 26.92, 31.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Cities in Ancient Egypt, Former populated places in Egypt, Populated places in Sohag Governorate

Badari culture

The Badarian culture provides the earliest direct evidence of agriculture in Upper Egypt during the Predynastic Era. It flourished between 4400 and 4000 BCE, and might have already existed as far back as 5000 BCE. It was first identified in El-Badari, Asyut. About forty settlements and six hundred graves have been located. Social stratification has been inferred from the burying of more prosperous members of the community in a different part of the cemetery.

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Located at 26.92, 31.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological cultures of Africa, Archaeological sites in Egypt, Cities in Ancient Egypt, History of Nubia, Indigenous peoples of East Africa, Predynastic Egypt, Stone Age

Abutig

Abutig (أبو تيج) is a city in the Asyut Governorate of Egypt. Located on the west bank of the Nile, it has a population of around 440,000 inhabitants. Aboutig is the third largest city in Asyut Governorate in Egypt after Asyut itself and Dayrout. It is not only a commercial city but is famous for Al-Farghal Mosque as well. Al-Farghal Mosque is the largest mosque in Upper Egypt. Many people come to Aboutig every year in July to visit Al-Farghal Mosque and celebrate Al-Farghal fair.

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Located at 26.92, 31.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Minya Governorate

Tahta

Tahta is a city in the Sohag Governorate of Upper Egypt. It is located on the west bank of the Nile.

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Located at 26.92, 31.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Communities on the Nile River, Populated places in Sohag Governorate