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As Sufiyah in the region of Eastern Province is a town in Egypt - some 67 mi or ( 107 km ) North-East of Cairo , the country's capital city .

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Current time in As Sufiyah is now 09:53 AM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Cairo " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Tyre, Beirut, Tel Aviv, Haifa, and Zafar. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Tyre . Where to go and what to see in As Sufiyah ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Tanis

Tanis is a city in the north-eastern Nile delta of Egypt. It is located on the Tanitic branch of the Nile which has long since silted up.

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Located at 30.98 31.88 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Ancient Greek sites in Egypt, Archaeological sites in Egypt, Former populated places in Egypt, Hebrew Bible cities, Nile River Delta, Populated places in Egypt

Qantir

Qantir is a modern village in Egypt. Qantir (Khatana-Qantir) is believed to mark what was probably the ancient site of Ramesses II's great capital, Pi-Ramesse or Per-Ramesses ("House or Domain of Ramesses"). This city is situated about 9 kilometers north of Faqus in Sharqiyah province of the eastern Nile Delta, about 60 miles north-east of Cairo.

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Located at 30.80 31.83 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: Villages in Egypt

Pi-Ramesses

Pi-Ramesses (Pi-Ramesses Aa-nakhtu, meaning "House of Ramesses, Great in Victory") was the new capital built by the Nineteenth Dynasty of Egypt Pharaoh Ramesses II (Ramesses the Great, reigned 1279-1213 BC) at Qantir near the old site of Avaris. The city had previously served as a summer palace under Seti I (c. 1290 BC - 1279 BC) and may have been originally founded by Ramesses I (c. 1292-1290 BC) while he served under Horemheb.

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Located at 30.80 31.83 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Ancient cities, Archaeological sites in Egypt, Former populated places in Egypt, Nile River Delta, Ramesses II, Torah cities

Bahr El-Baqar primary school bombing

The Bahr el-Baqar primary school bombing occurred on 8 April 1970, during the War of Attrition. The Israeli Air Force carried out an air raid on the Egyptian village of Bahr el-Baqar, in the eastern province of Sharqiyya. The raid resulted in the destruction of a primary school that was in use during the attack, killing 46 children. Israel claims that it had thought the school was an Egyptian military installation.

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Located at 30.86 31.92 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: 1970 in Egypt, Airstrikes, Egypt–Israel relations, Mass murder in 1970, Massacres committed by Israel, Massacres in Egypt, School bombings, School massacres, War of Attrition

Avaris

Avaris was the capital of Egypt under the Hyksos. It was located at modern Tell el-Dab'a in the northeastern region of the Nile Delta, at the juncture of the 8th, 14th, 19th and 20th Nomes. As the main course of the Nile migrated eastward, its position at the hub of Egypt's delta emporia made it a major administrative capital of the Hyksos and other traders.

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Located at 30.79 31.82 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Ancient cities, Archaeological sites in Egypt, Former populated places in Egypt, Minoan archaeology, Nile River Delta, Torah cities