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Discover Balaqs in Egypt

Balaqs in the region of Al Qalyūbīyah is a town located in Egypt - some 8 mi or ( 13 km ) North of Cairo , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Balaqs

Local time in Balaqs is now 02:38 PM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Cairo " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Tyre, Gaza, Tel Aviv, Haifa, and Zawiyat an Najjar. When in this area, you might want to check out Tyre . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Balaqs ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Building the Great Pyramid

3:28 min by TheUnMuseum
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A short documentary on how the Great Pyramid was constructed reviewing various alternative ramp theories. For more information check our our webpage at ..

Bible World Promo - عالم الكتاب - بانوراما الكتاب - دار الكتاب

7:22 min by Joe Samir
Views: 3214 Rating: 5.00

Bible World is designed to help young people know just what the Bible is, how it came to be and why it can be trusted. There are at least 500000 Christian children in the Greater Cairo area, all of wh ..

Planet Africa Cairo مطعم بلانت أفريكا القاهرة

2:16 min by IRevYou
Views: 2233 Rating: 5.00

Planet Africa restaurant مطعم بلانت أفريكا القاهرة مصر أكل ..

علاج تساقط الشعر و زراعة الشعر

45:04 min by Mohamed El Rouby
Views: 1883 Rating: 5.00

دكتور محمد أحمد الروبي ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Al-Rifa'i Mosque

The Al-Rifa'i Mosque, is located in Cairo, Egypt, in Midan al-Qal'a, adjacent to the Cairo Citadel. The building is located opposite the Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan, which dates from around 1361, and was architecturally conceived as a complement to the older structure. This was part of a vast campaign by the 19th century rulers of Egypt to both associate themselves with the perceived glory of earlier periods in Egypt's Islamic history and modernize the city.

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Located at 30.15 31.31 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Arabic architecture, Mosques in Cairo

Ain Shams

Ain Shams or Ein Shams (عين شمس ˁAyn Šams) is a suburb of Cairo, Egypt. The name means "eye of the sun" in Arabic, with reference to the fact that Ain Shams is built on top of the ancient city of Heliopolis, once the spiritual centre of ancient Egyptian sun-worship. According to the 10th century Jewish biblical commentator, Saadia Gaon, Ain Shams is the identity of the biblical Egyptian treasure city of Raamses. 40x40px Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Heliopolis, Egypt

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Located at 30.13 31.29 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away


Al-Matariyyah, Mataria or El Matariya is a district in the northern region of Greater Cairo, east of the Nile, in Egypt. The district is unrelated to the El Matareya coastal region in the Dakahlia Governorate. The Al-Matariyyah district's location was part of the ancient city of Heliopolis, one of the oldest cities of ancient Egypt.

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Located at 30.13 31.29 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Archaeological sites in Egypt, Districts of Greater Cairo, History of Cairo

Heliopolis (ancient)

Heliopolis was one of the oldest cities of ancient Egypt, the capital of the 13th Lower Egyptian nome that was located five miles (8 km) east of the Nile to the north of the apex of the Nile Delta. Heliopolis has been occupied since the Predynastic Period, with extensive building campaigns during the Old and Middle Kingdoms. Today it is mostly destroyed; its temples and other buildings were used for the construction of medieval Cairo.

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Located at 30.13 31.29 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Alexander the Great, Ancient Greek sites in Egypt, Archaeological sites in Egypt, Cities in Ancient Egypt, Former populated places in Egypt, Hebrew Bible places, History of Cairo, Nile River Delta, Roman sites in Egypt

Shubra El-Kheima

Shubra El-Kheima is the fourth largest city in Egypt. It is located in the Al Qalyubiyah governorate around {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:30|7|43|N|31|14|32|E| |primary |name= }}. The city is situated in the north of Cairo and is part of its agglomeration of Greater Cairo.

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Located at 30.13 31.24 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Districts of Greater Cairo, Metropolitan areas of Egypt, Populated places in Qalyubia Governorate