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Discover Nazlat ash Shaykh 'Ali in Egypt

Nazlat ash Shaykh 'Ali in the region of Asyūţ is a town located in Egypt - some 213 mi or ( 343 km ) South of Cairo , the country's capital .

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Local time in Nazlat ash Shaykh 'Ali is now 02:17 AM (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: Umm Dumah, Suhaj, Shatturah, Salim ash Sharqiyah, and Salim al Gharbiyah. When in this area, you might want to check out Umm Dumah . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Nazlat ash Shaykh 'Ali ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Badari culture

The Badarian culture provides the earliest direct evidence of agriculture in Upper Egypt during the Predynastic Era. It flourished between 4400 and 4000 BCE, and might have already existed as far back as 5000 BCE. It was first identified in El-Badari, Asyut. About forty settlements and six hundred graves have been located. Social stratification has been inferred from the burying of more prosperous members of the community in a different part of the cemetery.

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Located at 27.00 31.42 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Archaeological cultures of Africa, Archaeological sites in Egypt, Cities in Ancient Egypt, History of Nubia, Indigenous peoples of East Africa, Predynastic Egypt, Stone Age

Tima, Egypt

Tima is a city in the Sohag Governorate of Upper Egypt. It is located on the west bank of the Nile.

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Located at 26.92 31.43 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Populated places in Sohag Governorate


Abutig (أبو تيج) is a city in the Asyut Governorate of Egypt. Located on the west bank of the Nile, it has a population of around 440,000 inhabitants. Aboutig is the third largest city in Asyut Governorate in Egypt after Asyut itself and Dayrout. It is not only a commercial city but is famous for Al-Farghal Mosque as well. Al-Farghal Mosque is the largest mosque in Upper Egypt. Many people come to Aboutig every year in July to visit Al-Farghal Mosque and celebrate Al-Farghal fair.

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Located at 27.04 31.33 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Populated places in Minya Governorate


Tjebu or Djew-Qa is an ancient Egyptian city, located on the eastern bank of the Nile, in the modern Sohag governorate. In the Greco-Roman period, its name was Antaeopolis, and its modern name is Qaw el-Kebir. Several large terraced funerary complexes in Tjebu by officials of the 10th Nome during the Twelfth and Thirteenth Dynasties represent the peak of nonroyal funerary architecture of the Middle Kingdom. Cemeteries of different dates were also found in the area.

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Located at 26.90 31.52 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Cities in Ancient Egypt, Former populated places in Egypt, Populated places in Sohag Governorate

Musha, Egypt

This article is about the city in Egypt. For other uses, see Musha. 50x40pxThis article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.

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Located at 27.12 31.23 (Lat./Long.); Less than 25 km away
Tags: Populated places in Asyut Governorate