Suhaj Destination Guide
Explore Suhaj in Egypt.
Suhaj in the region of Sūhāj with it's 209,419 inhabitants is a town in Egypt - some 244 mi (or 392 km) South of Cairo, the country's capital city.
Current time in Suhaj is now 06:40 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Cairo" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Urban Bani Wasil, Saqultah wa al 'Arab, Rawafi' al 'Isawiyah, Qina, Qilfaw or Al Fayyum. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Wanninah ash Sharqiyah, Wanninah al Gharbiyah, Tunus, Suhaj, Sa'd Allah and Akhmim. 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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The Coptic Orthodox White Monastery
The Copts White Monastery of saint shenouda in sohag city , Egypt
View out the Window of the Overnight Tra...
This is the view out the window of the Overnight Train from Cairo to Luxor. It was taken at about 6:15 am about 30 minutes after sunrise
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Sitôt mon arrivée à Louxor, retrouver mes amis est incontournable! Je vous les présente avec plaisir : voici toute la convivialité égyptienne! Salam Mosa! Blog sur l'Egypte, Sylvie barbaroux et ...
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Interesting facts about this location
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.
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.
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.
Nekhel (Arabic نِخِل is the capital of Nekhel Municipality of North Sinai Governorate, Sinai, Egypt. It is located in the heart of Sinai Peninsula along the southern border of North Sinai Governorate with South Sinai Governorate. It is located at the skirts of El Tih Mountains and foothills at an elevation of 420.6 m. Coordinates of the city is 29°54'N; 33°45'E.
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.
Located at 26.56, 31.69 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
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