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Al Qasr Destination Guide

Delve into Al Qasr in Egypt

Al Qasr in the region of Al Wādī al Jadīd is a city in Egypt - some 334 mi or ( 538 km ) South-West of Cairo , the country's capital .

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Current time in Al Qasr is now 01:36 PM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Cairo " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Bani Suwayf, Asyut, Ar Rashidah, Luxor, and Al Qalamun. While being here, make sure to check out Bani Suwayf . Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Al Qasr ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location


Ancient Kellis, now known as Ismant el-Kharab (Ismant the ruined), was a village in Upper Egypt during the Roman Period. It was located about 2.5 kilometers east-southeast of present day Ismant in the Dakhleh Oasis, and about 11 kilometers northeast of Mut (more fully Mut el-Kharab), which is the capital of the oasis. In ancient times, Mut was called Mothis, and thus Kellis was in the Mothite nome.

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Located at 25.52 29.10 (Lat./Long.); Less than 29 km away
Tags: Archaeological sites in Egypt, Former populated places in Egypt