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Al Koin Destination Guide

Delve into Al Koin in Sudan!

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Al Koin in the region of Northern is located in Sudan - some 294 mi (or 473 km) North-West of Khartoum, the country's capital.

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Current time in Al Koin is now 09:45 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Khartoum" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Dongola, Marawarti, Maragha, Kubtot, Korba or Ed Damer. While being here, make sure to check out Kulumesid, Kadruka, Hamok, Garada, At Tur'ah and Agada as well. We discovered some video in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Ponton barcaza que cruza el Nilo norte...

00:29 min ( March 09, 2009 by gontzalsierra)
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Más en Cruzando el Nilo, cerca de Ol'Dongola, en un "pontón" compartido con camellos. Los habitantes locales extrañados por nuestra presencia

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Interesting facts about this location

Argo Island

Argo Island is an island of the Nile in Sudan. The island contains a town of the same name and the Nubian archaeology site of Tabo.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 19.33, 30.48 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Islands of Sudan, Islands of the Nile

Tabo (Nubia)

Tabo is an archaeological mound site in Nubia, Sudan, in what was at one time the Kingdom of Kush. It is located at the southern end of the Argo Island in the Nile, just south of Kerma, approximately 40 kilometres north of Dongola. It draws its name from a small village of the same, which is located near the ruins. Here at Tabo, there was a well preserved Amun temple. It is 75.6 metres long and 31 metres wide. The first pylon is 40 metres wide, the second 35.5 metres .

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Located at 19.33, 30.48 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Sudan, Nubian architecture


Dongola, also spelled Dunqulah, and formerly known as Al 'Urdi, is the capital of the state of Northern in Sudan, on the banks of the Nile. It should not be confused with Old Dongola, an ancient city located 80 km upstream on the opposite bank. The town is home to the University of Dongola, a public university.

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Located at 19.33, 30.48 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Northern (state), Populated places in Sudan, State capitals in Sudan