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Zahr at Timsah in the region of Al Buḩayrah is a town in Egypt - some 67 mi or ( 109 km ) North-West of Cairo , the country's capital city .
Current time in Zahr at Timsah is now 09:39 PM (Wednesday) . 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, Zubaydah, Zawiyat Musallam, and Zawiyat Mubarak. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Lemesos . Where to go and what to see in Zahr at Timsah ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
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Interesting facts about this location
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.
Located at 30.96 30.77 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Basyoun is a city in Egypt. It is located in Al Gharbiya Governorate.
Located at 30.94 30.81 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
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.
Located at 30.90 30.62 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
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.
Located at 31.05 30.58 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
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.
Located at 30.79 30.60 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
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