Delve into Zagazig in Egypt
Zagazig in the region of Eastern Province with its 285,097 residents is located in Egypt - some 39 mi or ( 63 km ) North of Cairo , the country's capital .
Local time in Zagazig is now 01:57 PM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Cairo " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Tyre, Beirut, Tel Aviv, Haifa, and Alim. While being here, you might want to check out Tyre . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Zagazig ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
Our days in Zagazig Themegx's photos around Zagazig, Egypt (at koshary restaurant)
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Interesting facts about this location
Bubastis, also known as Tell Basta or Egyptian Per-Bast was an Ancient Egyptian city, the capital of its own nome, located along the River Nile in the Delta region of Lower Egypt. Bubastis is often identified with the biblical Phibeseth.
Located at 30.57 31.51 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Zagazig is a town in Lower Egypt. Situated in the eastern part of the Nile delta, it is the capital of the governorate of Sharqia. As of 1999, its population was approximately 279,000. It is built on a branch of the Fresh Water or Ismaïlia Canal and on al-Muˤizz Canal (the ancient Tanaitic channel of the Nile), and is 47 miles by rail north-northeast of Cairo. Situated on the Nile Delta in the midst of a fertile district, Zagazig is a centre of the cotton and grain trade of Egypt.
Located at 30.57 31.50 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Amrit is a village in Abou Hammaad, Sharqia Governorate in Egypt.
Located at 30.51 31.61 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
This article is about the large ancient city in Lower Egypt. For the city near the Egyptian Heliopolis, see Leontopolis (Heliopolis). For other uses of Leontopolis, see Leontopolis (disambiguation). Leontopolis or Leonto (Λεοντώ) or Latin: Leontos Oppidum or Egyptian: Taremu, was an Ancient Egyptian city that is known as Tell al Muqdam today.
Located at 30.68 31.35 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Bilbeis is an ancient fortress city on the eastern edge of the southern Nile delta in Egypt. The city played a role in the machinations for control of the Fatimid vizierate: first in 1164, when Shirkuh was besieged in the city by the combined forces of Shiwar and Amalric I of Jerusalem for three months; then again in 1168 when the city was assaulted again by Amalric's army, who took the city after three days on November 4 and indiscriminately killed the inhabitants.
Located at 30.42 31.57 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
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