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Delve into Sais in Egypt

Sais in the region of Al Gharbīyah is located in Egypt - some 68 mi or ( 110 km ) North-West of Cairo , the country's capital .

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Local time in Sais is now 06:38 PM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Cairo " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Lemesos, Gaza, Zubaydah, Izbat Zamzam al Kabirah, and Mahallat Sa. While being here, you might want to check out Lemesos . Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Sais ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Sais, Egypt

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.

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Located at 30.96 30.77 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Archaeological sites in Egypt, Former populated places in Egypt, Nile River Delta, Populated places in Egypt, Twenty-sixth Dynasty of Egypt

Basyoun

Basyoun is a city in Egypt. It is located in Al Gharbiya Governorate.

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Located at 30.94 30.81 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Populated places in Gharbia Governorate

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

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.

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Located at 31.05 30.58 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: 1928 ships, Barrow-built ships, Fleet auxiliaries of the United Kingdom, Maritime incidents in 1942, Ships sunk by German submarines, Support ships of the Royal Navy, World War II naval ships of the United Kingdom, World War II shipwrecks in the Mediterranean

Rahmaniyah Island

Rahmaniyah Island of Jazīrat ar Raḩmānīyah is an island in the Rosetta branch of the Nile River in Egypt, Markaz (region) of Rahmaniya in Beheira Governorate. It is located just south of Desouk City and north of Rahmaniya. {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:31|7|9|N|30|38|28|E|region:EG_type:isle |primary |name= }}

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Located at 31.12 30.64 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Islands of Egypt, Islands of the Nile