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Al Madiq Destination Guide

Touring Al Madiq in Egypt

Al Madiq in the region of Al Wādī al Jadīd is located in Egypt - some 504 mi or ( 811 km ) South of Cairo , the country's capital city .

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Time in Al Madiq is now 04:26 PM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Cairo " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Wadi al 'Arab, Suhaj, Sayyalah, Qina, and Aswan. Being here already, consider visiting Wadi al 'Arab . Check out our recomendations for Al Madiq ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Temple of Maharraqa

Al-Maharraqa is a place in Lower Nubia, which was approximately 120 km south of Aswan on the southern border of the Roman empire. Only a few years after the Roman conquest of Egypt in 30 BC, the Kushites from the kingdom of Meroë launched a raid on the First cataract region of Egypt in 23 BC. The Roman prefect of Egypt, Petronius, retaliated and defeated the invading Meroitic army. He then proceeded to station a Roman garrison of 400 troops at the southern outpost of Qasr Ibrim.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 22.80 32.55 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Egyptian temples, Relocated ancient Egyptian monuments

Temple of Dakka

Ad-Dakka was a place in Lower Nubia. The Greco-Roman Temple of Dakka, dedicated to Thoth, the god of wisdom. It was initially a small one-room shrine or chapel, first begun in the 3rd century BC by a Meroitic king named Arqamani (or Ergamenes II) in collaboration with Ptolemy IV who added an antechamber and a gate structure. Ptolemy IX "subsequently enlarged the temple by adding a pronaos with two rows of probably three columns.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 22.80 32.55 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Egyptian temples, Relocated ancient Egyptian monuments