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Ju'ayf Destination Guide

Discover Ju'ayf in Egypt

Ju'ayf in the region of Al Buḩayrah is a place located in Egypt - some 69 mi or ( 112 km ) North-West of Cairo , the country's capital .

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Local time in Ju'ayf is now 06:23 PM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Cairo " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Lemesos, Gaza, Zubaydah, Zawiyat Mubarak, and Zawiyat Hammur. When in this area, you might want to check out Lemesos . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Ju'ayf ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Naucratis

Naucratis or Naukratis,, loosely translated as "(the city that wields) power over ships" (Piemro in Egyptian, now Kom Gieif), was a city of Ancient Egypt, on the Canopic branch of the Nile river, 45 mi (72 km) SE of the open sea and the later capital of Ptolemaic Egypt, Alexandria. It was the first and, for much of its early history, the only permanent Greek colony in Egypt; acting as a symbiotic nexus for the interchange of Greek and Egyptian art and culture.

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Located at 30.90 30.62 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Ancient Greek cities, Ancient Greeks in Egypt, Archaeological sites in Egypt, Former populated places in Egypt, Milesian colonies, Nile River Delta, Populated places in Egypt

Anthylla

Anthylla is an ancient city of Lower Egypt, on the Canopus branch of the Nile river. Herodotus and Athenaeus report that it provided furnishings for the queen of Egypt. It is sometimes thought to be the ancient city of Gynaecopolis.

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Located at 30.79 30.60 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Archaeological sites in Egypt, Former populated places in Egypt

Gynaecopolis

Gynaecoplois (City of Women) is an ancient city in Lower Egypt.

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Located at 30.79 30.60 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Archaeological sites in Egypt, Former populated places in Egypt

HMS Medway (1928)

HMS Medway was the first purpose-built submarine depot ship constructed for the Royal Navy. She was built by Vickers Armstrong at Barrow-in-Furness during the late 1920s. The ship served on the China Station before the Second World War and was transferred to Egypt in early 1940. Ordered to evacuate Alexandria in the face of the German advance after the Battle of Gazala in May 1942, Medway sailed for Lebanon at the end of June, escorted by a light cruiser and seven destroyers.

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Located at 31.05 30.58 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: 1928 ships, Barrow-built ships, Fleet auxiliaries of the United Kingdom, Maritime incidents in 1942, Ships sunk by German submarines, Support ships of the Royal Navy, World War II naval ships of the United Kingdom, World War II shipwrecks in the Mediterranean

Sais, Egypt

Sais or Sa el-Hagar was an ancient Egyptian town in the Western Nile Delta on the Canopic branch of the Nile. It was the provincial capital of Sap-Meh, the fifth nome of Lower Egypt and became the seat of power during the Twenty-fourth dynasty of Egypt (c. 732–720 BC) and the Saite Twenty-sixth dynasty of Egypt (664–525 BC) during the Late Period. Its Ancient Egyptian name was Zau.

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Located at 30.96 30.77 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: Archaeological sites in Egypt, Former populated places in Egypt, Nile River Delta, Populated places in Egypt, Twenty-sixth Dynasty of Egypt