Delve into Sakn el-'Aiyash el-Gharbi in Egypt
Sakn el-'Aiyash el-Gharbi in the region of Al Buḩayrah is a city in Egypt - some 120 mi or ( 193 km ) North-West of Cairo , the country's capital .
Current time in Sakn el-'Aiyash el-Gharbi is now 11:34 AM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Cairo " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Nicosia, Tanta, Kafr ash Shaykh, Damanhur, and Suez. While being here, make sure to check out Nicosia . Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Sakn el-'Aiyash el-Gharbi ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
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Interesting facts about this location
Fort Julien (or, in some sources, Fort Jullien) was a fort in Egypt, originally built by the Ottoman Empire and occupied by the French during Napoleon Bonaparte's campaign in Egypt and Syria between 1798-1801. It stood on the left bank of the Nile a couple of miles north-east of Rashid on the north coast of Egypt. In mid-July 1799 French troops under Lieutenant Pierre-François Bouchard uncovered the famous Rosetta Stone at the fort while repairing its defences.
Located at 31.46 30.38 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Nelson's Island is an island located in Abū Qīr Bay, off the coast of Alexandria, Egypt. It is a local site for picnics and recreation, and is the location of a group of British graves dating from the Napoleonic Wars. It was named after Horatio Nelson the famous British Admiral. In 2000, Italian archaeologist Dr. Paolo Gallo discovered a series of graves on the island.
Located at 31.36 30.11 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Battle of the Nile
The Battle of the Nile (also known as the Battle of Aboukir Bay, in French as the Bataille d'Aboukir or in Egyptian Arabic as معركة أبي قير البحرية) was a major naval battle fought between British and French fleets at Aboukir Bay on the Mediterranean coast of Egypt from 1–3 August 1798.
Located at 31.33 30.12 (Lat./Long.); Less than 23 km away
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- Sakanat 'Arab Uskur (Al Jīzah)
- Arab Ghammazah al Kubra (Al Jīzah)
- Sakanat 'Arab at Tarrabin wa al Mughazi (Al Jīzah)
- Sakanat 'Arab al Qumay'i (Al Jīzah)
- Sakanat 'Arab 'Ali 'Abd as Sayyid (Al Minyā)
- Sakanat 'Arab 'Ali 'Abd al Karim Ruhayyim (Al Minyā)
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