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Difriyah Destination Guide

Delve into Difriyah in Egypt

Difriyah in the region of Eastern Province is a city in Egypt - some 80 mi or ( 129 km ) North-East of Cairo , the country's capital .

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Current time in Difriyah is now 10:03 AM (Monday) . 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: Tyre, Beirut, Tel Aviv, Haifa, and Tanis. While being here, make sure to check out Tyre . Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Difriyah ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location


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 11 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

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 21 km away
Tags: Damietta, Universities in Egypt

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 23 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