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Explore Taybah in Egypt

Taybah in the region of Al Buḩayrah is a town in Egypt - some 71 mi or ( 113 km ) North-West of Cairo , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Taybah is now 06:14 PM (Friday) . 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, Gaza, Zumran an Nakhl, Zawiyat Musallam, and Zahrah al Qibliyah. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Lemesos . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Taybah ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Kellia

Kellia ("the Cells"), referred to as "the innermost desert", was a 4th century Egyptian Christian monastic community spread out over many square kilometers in the Nitrian Desert. It was one of three centers of monastic activity in the region, the other two were Nitria and Scetis (Wadi El Natrun). It is called al-Muna in Arabic and was inhabited until the 9th century. Only archaeological sites remain today.

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Located at 30.78 30.37 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Archaeological sites in Egypt, Coptic settlements, Former 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 13 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 13 km away
Tags: Archaeological sites in Egypt, Former populated places in Egypt

Nitria (monastic site)

Nitria is one of the earliest Christian monastic sites in Egypt. It was the earliest of the three major centers of Christian monastic activity in the Nitrian Desert, the other two were Kellia and Scetis. Nitria was founded in AD 330 by Ammon and quickly attracted thousands of monks through the remainder of the 4th century. By 390, it evolved from a loose collection of solitary monks to an organized community with bankers, merchants and church services.

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Located at 30.93 30.39 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: Archaeological sites in Egypt, Coptic settlements, Former populated places in Egypt

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 16 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