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Izbat Jab Allah Zayd in the region of Al Buḩayrah is a town in Egypt - some 96 mi or ( 155 km ) North-West of Cairo , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Izbat Jab Allah Zayd is now 05:27 PM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Cairo " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Lemesos, Sidi Ghazi, Zawiyat Nu'aym, Tanta, and Kafr ad Dawwar. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Lemesos . Where to go and what to see in Izbat Jab Allah Zayd ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Nakhla meteorite

Nakhla is a famous martian meteorite fallen in Egypt in 1911. It was the first meteorite reported from Egypt, the first one to suggest signs of aqueous processes on Mars, and the prototype for Nakhlite type of meteorites.

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Located at 31.15 30.35 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: 1911 in Egypt, 1911 in science, Geology of Egypt, History of Egypt (1900–present), Martian meteorites, Meteorites found in Egypt

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 11 km away
Tags: 1882 in Egypt, Battles involving Egypt, Battles involving the United Kingdom, Conflicts in 1882, Egypt–United Kingdom relations, Urabi Revolt


Idku, also spelt Edkou is a town in Alexandria Governorate, Egypt.

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Located at 31.30 30.30 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: Populated places in Egypt

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 18 km away
Tags: Bays of Egypt


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 22 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