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Explore Mahdiyah in Egypt

Mahdiyah in the region of Al Minyā is a town in Egypt - some 135 mi or ( 218 km ) South of Cairo , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Mahdiyah is now 11:50 AM (Thursday) . 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, Tuwah Bani Ibrahim, Tihna al Jabal, Suhaj, and Samalut. 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 Mahdiyah ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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El Minya Excursion

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Interesting facts about this location

Minia University

Minia University was established in Minya, Egypt in 1976 by virtue of Republican Decree No. (93), separating from Assiut University. The campus is north of Minya. Its emblem is Nefertiti's head.

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Located at 28.12 30.73 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: 1976 establishments in Egypt, Educational institutions established in 1976, Minia University, Minya Governorate, Universities in Egypt

Minya, Egypt

Minya is the capital of Minya Governorate in Upper Egypt. It is located approximately 245 km south of Cairo on the western bank of the Nile River, which flows north through the city. The name of the city is derived from its Ancient Egyptian name Men'at Khufu, meaning the nursing city of Khufu, linking it to the Pharaoh Khufu or Cheops, founder of the Great Pyramid at Giza.

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Located at 28.12 30.74 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Governorate capitals in Egypt, Populated places in Minya Governorate

Fraser Tombs

The necropolis known as the Fraser Tombs is located about 10 km northeast of Al Minya, and about 2 km south of Tihna el-Gebel, in Middle Egypt. The rock-cut tombs date back to the fourth and fifth dynasties of the Old Kingdom. These tombs were first discovered in fall of 1853 by the German Egyptologist Heinrich Brugsch and first described by the British civil engineer George Willoughby Fraser, whose name was given to these tombs.

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Located at 28.16 30.77 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Geography of Egypt, Tombs of ancient Egypt

Akoris, Egypt

Akoris (Egyptian: Mer-nefer, Per-Imen-m3t-khent, or Dehenet is the Greek name for the modern Egyptian village of Ṭihnā al-Ǧabal, located about 12 km north of Al Minya. The ancient site is situated in the southeast of the modern village.

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Located at 28.18 30.78 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Archaeological sites in Egypt, Populated places in Minya Governorate


Samalut is a city in the Minya Governorate in Egypt. It is located on the west bank of the Nile.

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Located at 28.30 30.72 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Populated places in Minya Governorate