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Explore Ar Rajdiyah in Egypt

Ar Rajdiyah in the region of Al Gharbīyah is a town in Egypt - some 55 mi or ( 88 km ) North of Cairo , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Ar Rajdiyah is now 12:53 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: Gaza, Tel Aviv, Haifa, Beersheba, and 1 'Ezbet Has Salib. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Gaza . We saw 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 Ar Rajdiyah ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Tanta University

Tanta University is an Egyptian university in the city of Tanta, Al Gharbiyah governorate, Egypt. The university is under the direct scientific supervision of the Ministry of Higher Education. It was founded first in 1962 as a branch from the University of Alexandria with the faculty of Medicine only and then it became an independent university named University of the Middle Delta in 1972. It had at that time Medicine, Science, Agriculture and Education faculties.

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Located at 30.79 31.00 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: 1962 establishments in Egypt, Educational institutions established in 1962, Tanta University, Universities in Egypt

Ahmad Al-Badawi Mosque

The Ahmad Al-Badawi Mosque is the largest mosque in the northern city of Tanta, Egypt. It is a Sufi mosque and contains the tomb of Ahmad al-Badawi.

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Located at 30.78 31.00 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Mosques in Egypt, Sufi mosques, Sufism in Egypt

Nile Delta

The Nile Delta is the delta formed in Northern Egypt where the Nile River spreads out and drains into the Mediterranean Sea. It is one of the world's largest river deltas—from Alexandria in the west to Port Said in the east, it covers 240 km of Mediterranean coastline—and is a rich agricultural region. From north to south the delta is approximately 160 km in length. The Delta begins slightly down-river from Cairo.

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Located at 30.90 31.12 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Nile River Delta

Battle of the Nile (47 BC)

The Battle of the Nile in 47 BC saw the combined Roman–Egyptian armies of Julius Caesar and Cleopatra VII defeat those of the rival Queen Arsinoe IV and King Ptolemy XIII and secure the throne of Egypt. After pursuing his rival Pompey to Egypt, Caesar, recently victorious in a civil war closer to home, became entwined in the Alexandrine civil war after his rival, Pompey Magnus, was killed by King Ptolemy XIII in an attempt to please Caesar.

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Located at 30.90 31.12 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: 47 BC, Battles involving the Ptolemaic Kingdom

El Mahalla Stadium

The El Mahalla Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium located in El-Mahalla El-Kubra, Egypt. It is used mostly for football and serves as the home stadium of Ghazl Al-Mehalla. The stadium has a capacity of 29,000 people.

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Located at 30.96 31.17 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: Football venues in Egypt, Multi-purpose stadiums in Egypt