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Touring Damietta in Egypt

Damietta in the region of Dumyāţ with its 76,839 citizens is located in Egypt - some 99 mi or ( 160 km ) North of Cairo , the country's capital city .

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Time in Damietta is now 10:45 AM (Thursday) . 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: Tyre, Beirut, Haifa, Tanta, and Shatt Ghayt an Nasara. Being here already, consider visiting Tyre . We collected some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Check out our recommendations for Damietta ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Nile meets Mediterranean, Egypt

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Ras El-Barr, one of two places in Egypt where the Nile meets the Mediterranean. ..

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Interesting facts about this location


Damietta, also known as Damiata, or Domyat, is a port and the capital of the Damietta Governorate in Egypt. It is located at the Damietta branch, a distributary of the Nile, 15 kilometres from the Mediterranean Sea, about 200 kilometres north of Cairo.

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Located at 31.42 31.82 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Crusade places, Damietta, Governorate capitals in Egypt, Nile River Delta, Populated coastal places in Egypt, Populated places in Damietta Governorate


Caphutkia (also Capotakia or Kapotakia) in Aramaic קפוטקיא, קפוטקאי, קפודקאי, (later Katpatuka in Old Persian) was the name used in mediaeval Jewish and Syriac writings for the town in the vicinity of the former Ptolemaic city of Pelusium and its later Arab counterpart Damietta. Caphutkia is mentioned in the Targums and the Syriac commentary on Genesis where it is identified with the locality called Caphtor in the Bible.

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Located at 31.42 31.82 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
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Damietta Port

Egypt's Damietta Port is situated 8.5 km west of the Nile river of Damietta branch westward Ras El-Bar, and it is 70 km away from Port Said. The port installations extend on an area of 11.8 km. The port is bordered by an imaginary line connecting the eastern and western external breakwaters.

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Located at 31.47 31.77 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Damietta, Damietta Governorate, Ports and harbours of Egypt

Ras El Bar

Ras El Bar, which means "head of land" or the "golden triangle", is a resort city in the Governorate of Damietta, in northeast Egypt. It is located at Mediterranean Sea, at the mouth of the Damietta river, a distributary of the Nile, opposite Izbat al-Burj. There are approximately 25,000 permanent residents in the city. However, during the summer peak holiday season, from July to September, the population quickly expands to over 250,000.

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Located at 31.50 31.82 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Populated places in Damietta Governorate

Damietta University

Damietta University is an extension of Mansoura University in Damietta, in the Damietta Governorate in Egypt. The idea of opening classes for some faculties there began when the number of Mansoura University students in Damietta increased. The decision to open branch colleges followed.

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Located at 31.23 31.83 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: Damietta, Universities in Egypt

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Damietta