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Explore Ismaïlia in Egypt

Ismaïlia in the region of Al Ismā‘īlīyah with its 284,813 inhabitants is a town in Egypt - some 72 mi or ( 115 km ) North-East of Cairo , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Ismaïlia

Current time in Ismaïlia is now 06:09 AM (Tuesday) . 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: Amman, Tyre, Beirut, Haifa, and Izbat Talha. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Amman . 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 Ismaïlia ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Brilliance of the Seas - Suez Canal Transit

1:28 min by Mogens Hallas
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Brilliance of the Seas passing Suez Canal January 16, 2011. We arrived in the area off Port Said late Saturday afternoon. We anchored alongside more than 30 other ships, finalizing the paper work nece ..

MS LEDA MAERSK - Suez Canal Part 2 - - passage of the Suez Canal (1997) part 1 of 2

17:33 min by Roadkill1968
Views: 988 Rating: 5.00

Containervessel M/V LEDA MAERSK enters the Suez Canal at Port of Suez early in the morning (at 6 o´ clock) after having anchored in the bay for the night. The vessel is number 3 in a row of 6 vessels ..

Khat Mostaqem - خط مستقيم Al-afrang - الأفرنج

9:01 min by khatmostaqem
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short film about ismailia city dedicated to the "art life festival" ..

VJs Reach Across Gaza-Israel Divide

5:57 min by TheVJMovement
Views: 537 Rating: 4.33

See the original piece, by Harvey Stein and Nasser Najjar here: Israeli Journalist Harvey Stein and Palestinian VJ Nasser Najjar team up to report on the Israel-Gaza conflict from b ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Ismailia Stadium

The Ismailia Stadium is located in Ismailia, Egypt and has a total capacity of 18,525, after the remodelation in 2009. It is used by Ismaily SC, and was one of six stadiums to be used in the 2006 African Cup of Nations, held in Egypt.

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Located at 30.60 32.27 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
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Ismailia Governorate

Ismailia Governorate is one of the governorates of Egypt. Located in the north-eastern part of the country, its capital is the city of Ismailia.

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Located at 30.60 32.28 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Governorates of Egypt, Ismailia Governorate

Suez Canal University

The Suez Canal University is an Egyptian university serving the Suez Canal area, having its faculties divided among the Suez Canal governorates. It was established in 1976. It is notable for its non-classic research. It has 28 faculties (12 in Ismaïlia, 9 in Port Said, 5 in Suez and 2 in Arish) with a total number of students reaching 21,325. The University has about 53 special units for research, education and community development.

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Located at 30.62 32.27 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: 1976 establishments in Egypt, Education in Egypt, Educational institutions established in 1976, Port Said, Suez Canal University, Universities in Egypt

Suez Canal Authority

(SCA) is a state owned authority which owns, operates and maintains the Suez Canal. It was set up by Egypt to replace the Suez Canal Company in the 1950s which resulted in the Suez Crisis. After the UN intervened, Egypt agreed to pay millions of dollars to shareholders of the nationalized Suez Canal Company.

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Located at 30.59 32.28 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
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Ismaïlia is a city in north-eastern Egypt. Known in Egypt as "The City of Beauty and Enchantment" Ismaïlia is situated on the west bank of the Suez Canal, it is the capital of the Ismailia Governorate. The city has a population (including surrounding rural areas) of approximately 750,000 inhabitants. It is located approximately half way between Port Said to the north and Suez to the south. The Canal widens at that point to include Lake Timsah, one of the Bitter Lakes linked by the Canal.

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Located at 30.58 32.27 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Governorate capitals in Egypt, Metropolitan areas of Egypt, Populated places in Ismailia Governorate, Suez Canal


Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Ismaïlia