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Al Jazazirah in the region of Sūhāj is located in Egypt - some 232 mi (or 373 km) South of Cairo, the country's capital city.

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Time in Al Jazazirah is now 12:44 AM (Wednesday). 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: Urban Bani Wasil, Tunus, Suhaj, Shatturah, Saqultah wa al 'Arab or Al Fayyum. Since you are here already, consider visiting Unaybis, Tahta, Nazzat al Muhazzimin, Nazzat al Hajir, Nazzah and Fazarah. We saw some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.




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Overland Africa - Cape Town to London - ...

03:01 min ( February 17, 2011 by Nicholas Yu)
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Join us on our journey through 28 different countries over a period of 6 months. From South Africa to the United Kingdom. This is our entry into the Adventurists Film Festival on April 9th, 2011. Come...

Egypt ist wonderful - Egipt z Alfa Star

06:43 min ( March 16, 2011 by wesolutka0)
Views: 835 - Rating: 0/5

Podróż po Egipcie od Hurghady, 5 dniowy rejs po Nilu od Luksoru do Asuanu, Kair i Giza, Kanał Sueski, Płw. Synaj Sharm El Sheikh. Najpiękniejsze miejsce na Ziemi!


Cultural Cameo: Egypt (ep 1 - 11/3/08)

04:40 min ( March 12, 2009 by deneui)
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Six Tempe High staff members tour Egypt in October of 2008. Their photos and bit-videos make up the first episode of the new weekly closed-circuit feature, "Cultural Cameos," aired on the morning anno...

Singing in Saltan Hassan

00:40 min ( January 26, 2010 by mawhaw22)
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Singing from the Qur'an passage written on the walls of the mausoleum


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Interesting facts about this location

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 26.72, 31.55 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Cities in Ancient Egypt, Former populated places in Egypt, Populated places in Sohag Governorate

Red Monastery

The Red Monastery is a Coptic Orthodox monastery named after an Egyptian saint called Pishay (who is not to be confused with the famous Saint Pishoy). It is located near the Upper Egyptian city of Souhag, and about four Km north west of the White Monastery. The name of the monastery is derived from the color of the construction material of its outside walls, consisting of red (burnt) brick.

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Located at 26.72, 31.55 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Christian monasteries established in the 4th century, Christian monasteries in Egypt, Coptic Orthodox monasteries

White Monastery

The Coptic White Monastery is a Coptic Orthodox monastery named after Saint Shenouda the Archimandrite. It is located near the Upper Egyptian city of Sohag, and about four kilometers south east of the Red Monastery. The name of the monastery is derived from the color of the white limestone of its outside walls. The White Monastery is architecturally similar to the Red Monastery.

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Located at 26.72, 31.55 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Christian monasteries established in the 5th century, Christian monasteries in Egypt, Coptic Orthodox monasteries, Oriental Orthodox congregations established in the 5th century

Athribis (Upper Egypt)

Athribis, also known to the ancient Greeks as Triphieion or Tripheion, and to the ancient Egyptians as Hut-Repyt, was an ancient city of Egypt, in the Panopolite nome. The modern village of Wannina in the Sohag Governorate is situated here. It is located some 10 km southwest of the city of Akhmim, on the west bank of the Nile.

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Located at 26.72, 31.55 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 16 mi away.
Tags:Ancient Greek sites in Egypt, Former populated places in Egypt, Populated places in Sohag Governorate, Roman sites in Egypt, Titular Sees of the Coptic Orthodox Church

Akhmim

Akhmim is a city in the Sohag Governorate of Upper Egypt. Referred to by the ancient Greeks as Khemmis, Chemmis and Panopolis, it is located on the east bank of the Nile, 4 miles to the northeast of Sohag.

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Located at 26.72, 31.55 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 17 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Egypt, Populated places in Sohag Governorate