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Explore Shakshuk in Egypt

Shakshuk in the region of Al Fayyūm is a place in Egypt - some 53 mi or ( 85 km ) South-West of Cairo , the country's capital city .

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Time in Shakshuk is now 06:12 PM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Cairo " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Gaza, Izbat Zuhay, Zawiyat al Karadisah, Tallat, and Kafr Abu Shanab. Since you are here already, consider visiting Gaza . We saw some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Shakshuk ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Photography Tutorial - How to Use 'Fill In' Flash

1:23 min by photoexposed
Views: 78916 Rating: 3.80

Photography tutorial - Photography on holiday! Whilst out in Egypt Jayne and I were trying out a Metz flash for an advertorial in the UK's 'DSLR User' magazine. So we thought, 'Why not film some techn ..

I Can't Help but Wonder Where I'm Bound - Tom Paxton, Ukulele Cover

3:44 min by ovalvelociraptor
Views: 639 Rating: 5.00

Cassidy Crawford's submission to the Your Space portion of Vassar's application. DOB: 08/12/1992 American City College Common App ID: 5666104 ..


A Farm, Ancient Waterwheels and Koshary in Egypt

3:19 min by travelswithsheila
Views: 240 Rating: 5.00

www.TravelsWithSheila.com Our trip in Egypt was off to a rapid start with a stop at a local farm on the way to water wheels, said to be running since the Ptolemaic era in El Fayoum oasis. El Fayoum is ..

FCI Fayoum Graduation Party 2012

1:43 min by moustafa maged
Views: 222 Rating: 5.00

FCI Fayoum Graduation Party 2012 ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Faiyum Governorate

Faiyum Governorate is one of the governorates of Egypt in the middle of the country. Its capital is the city of Faiyum, located about 81 mi (130 km) south west of Cairo. It has a population of 2,512,792 (2006).

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Located at 29.36 30.75 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Faiyum Governorate, Governorates of Egypt

Lake Moeris

Lake Moeris is an ancient lake in the northwest of the Faiyum Oasis, 80 km southwest of Cairo, Egypt. It persists in modern times as a smaller lake called Birket Qarun. The lake's surface is 43 m (140 ft) below sea-level, and covers about 202 square kilometres . Lake Moeris was freshwater in prehistory, but is today a saltwater lake. It is a source for tilapia and other fish from the local area. Its area is estimated to vary between 1,270 km² (490 mi²) and 1,700 km² (656 mi²).

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Located at 29.45 30.58 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Faiyum Governorate, Geography of ancient Egypt, Lakes of Egypt, National parks of Egypt, Shrunken lakes

Faiyum Oasis

The Faiyum Oasis (or Al-Fayoum Oasis, Al Fayyum Oasis, and other variations in spelling) is a depression or basin in the desert immediately to the west of the Nile south of Cairo. The extent of the basin area is estimated at between 1,270 km² (490 mi²) and 1700 km² (656 mi²). The basin floor comprises fields watered by a channel of the Nile, the Bahr Yussef, as it drains into a desert depression to the west of the Nile Valley.

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Located at 29.45 30.58 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Faiyum Governorate, Geography of ancient Egypt, Oases of Egypt

Karanis

Karanis, located in modern Kom Aushim, was an agricultural town in Graeco-Roman Egypt, located in the northeast corner of the Fayum. "It was one of a number of towns established in the Arsinoite nome under Ptolemy II Philadelphus as part of a scheme to settle Greek mercenaries among the indigenous Egyptians and to exploit the potential fertile Fayum basin".

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Located at 29.52 30.90 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: Archaeological sites in Egypt, Former populated places in Egypt

Fayoum University

Fayoum University (FU) is a public university located in the Egyptian city of Al Fayoum in northern Egypt. From 1976 to 2005, Fayoum University was a public institution within the University of Cairo. In August 2005, it was established as an independent campus with 2,000 faculty members and enrollment of about 25. 000 students. The city of Fayoum is an oasis located approximately 63 miles southwest of Cairo and is noted for its agricultural production and tourism.

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Located at 29.32 30.84 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: 2005 establishments in Egypt, Educational institutions established in 2005, Faiyum, Universities in Egypt