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Discover Abu Rabih in Egypt

Abu Rabih in the region of Al Buḩayrah is a town located in Egypt - some 104 mi or ( 167 km ) North-West of Cairo , the country's capital .

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Local time in Abu Rabih is now 10:10 PM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Cairo " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Nicosia, Lemesos, Tanta, Tamamah, and Al Mahrusah. When in this area, you might want to check out Nicosia . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Abu Rabih ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Egypt Alexandria Sea 2007

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Alexandria Egypt thunderstorm

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Cairo to the Coast - Abu Qir

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A suburban push-pull set departs the seaside terminus at Abu Qir to return to Alexandria Misr, locomotive propelling. ..

Montaza Palace قصر المنتزه - Alexandria

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This is the beautiful Al-Haramlik Palace, Montaza Palace قصر المنتزه in the Al-Montaza royal gardens حي المنتزه, Alexandria الإسكندرية , Egypt مصر . ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Abu Qir Bay

The Abū Qīr Bay (sometimes transliterated Abukir Bay or Aboukir Bay) is a spacious bay on the Mediterranean Sea in Egypt, lying between Abu Qir and the Rosetta mouth of the Nile. It contains a natural gas field, discovered in the 1970s. On August 1, 1798, Horatio Nelson fought the Battle of the Nile, often referred to as the "Battle of Aboukir Bay". (The latter title is applied more properly to an engagement between the French expeditionary army and the Ottomans fought on July 25, 1799.

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Located at 31.30 30.17 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Bays of Egypt

Heracleion

Heracleion is also a spelling of Heraklion, Crete. Heracleion was an ancient Egyptian city near modern day Alexandria. It was known as early as the 12th century BC but its importance grew during the waning days of the pharaohs, the late period. Herakleion was Egypt's main port in the time of the pharaohs. It was famous because it was believed that Helen of Troy and Hercules have visited the city, and the city even gained its name from Hercules.

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Located at 31.30 30.10 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Archaeological sites in Egypt, Cities in Ancient Egypt, Former populated places in Egypt, Mediterranean port cities and towns in Egypt, Underwater ruins

Battle of Kafr-el-Dawwar

The Battle of Kafr-el-Dawwar was a conflict during the Second Anglo-Egyptian War near Kafr el-Dawwar, Egypt. The battle took place between an Egyptian army, headed by Ahmed Orabi, and British forces headed by Sir Archibald Alison, Bart. (1826-1907). Orabi's forces were able to stop the British from advancing toward Cairo for five weeks. After this British forces shifted to the Suez canal to reach Cairo.

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Located at 31.13 30.13 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: 1882 in Egypt, Battles involving Egypt, Battles involving the United Kingdom, Conflicts in 1882, Egypt–United Kingdom relations, Urabi Revolt

Canopus, Egypt

Canopus was an Ancient Egyptian coastal town, located in the Nile Delta. Its site is in the eastern outskirts of modern-day Alexandria, around 25 kilometres from the centre of that city. Canopus stood in the seventh nome (Menelaites, later Canopites after it), on the western bank at the mouth of the westernmost branch of the River Nile – known as the Canopic or Heracleotic branch or -mouth. It was the principal port in Egypt for Greek trade before the foundation of Alexandria.

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Located at 31.30 30.08 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Archaeological sites in Egypt, Former populated places in Egypt, Mediterranean port cities and towns in Egypt, Nile River Delta, Titular sees in Africa

Egyptian English Language School

Egyptian English Language School (EELS) is a private school in Alexandria, Egypt. It was founded in 2002 and offers: national education, IGCSE and American Diploma.

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Located at 31.26 30.03 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Schools in Alexandria