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Barakat Destination Guide

Discover Barakat in Egypt

Barakat in the region of Egypt (general) is a town located in Egypt - some 148 mi or ( 239 km ) South-East of Cairo , the country's capital .

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Local time in Barakat is now 06:21 AM (Tuesday) . 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: Amman, Aqaba, Tel Aviv, Haifa, and Zagazig. When in this area, you might want to check out Amman . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Barakat ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Serabit el-Khadim

Serabit el-Khadim (is a locality in the south-west Sinai Peninsula where turquoise was mined extensively in antiquity, mainly by the ancient Egyptians. Archaeological excavation, initially by Sir Flinders Petrie, revealed the ancient mining camps and a long-lived Temple of Hathor, the Egyptian goddess who was favoured as a protector in desert regions.

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Located at 29.04 33.46 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Archaeological sites in Egypt


Dophkah dbq.

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Located at 28.98 33.35 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away

Wadi Maghareh

Wadi Maghareh (also spelled Maghara or Magharah), meaning "The Valley of Caves" in Arabic, is an Egyptian archaeological site in the southwestern Sinai Peninsula containing pharonic monuments and ancient turquoise mines from the Old, Middle, and New Kingdoms. The Ancient Egyptians knew the site as "the Terraces of Turquoise."

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Located at 28.90 33.37 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
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