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Explore Abu Shunaynah in Egypt

Abu Shunaynah in the region of Maţrūḩ is a town in Egypt - some 135 mi or ( 217 km ) West of Cairo , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Abu Shunaynah is now 06:25 AM (Friday) . 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: Tanta, Kafr ash Shaykh, Dawwar Salih Abu Mas'ud, Dawwar Muhammad Abu Shunaynah, and Dawwar Muhammad Abu Shanab. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Tanta . We saw some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Abu Shunaynah ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Landing Ground 174

Landing Ground 174 is an abandoned World War II military airfield in Egypt, east of El Alamein, about 80 km southwest of Alexandria. It was used by the United States Army Air Force Ninth Air Force during the Western Desert Campaign by the British Eighth Army, which the 57th Fighter Group, flew P-40 Warhawks from on 16 September-5 November 1942.

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Located at 30.76 29.12 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Airfields of the United States Army Air Forces in Egypt, World War II desert airfields

Arab's Gulf

Lower: Harmsworth's New Atlas of the World (circa 1922)]] The Arab's Gulf, also known as the Arab Gulf or Arab Bay (all translating the Arabic name Khalij el-Arab), is a large bay to the west of Alexandria in Egypt. It is not to be confused with the "Arabian Gulf" (a historic name for the Red Sea) or the Arabian Sea. It contains the southernmost point of the Levantine Sea, which lies about 92 km west-southwest of the center of Alexandria.

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Located at 30.92 29.08 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: Bays of Egypt, Gulfs of the Mediterranean

Battle of Alam el Halfa

The Battle of Alam el Halfa took place between 30 August and 5 September 1942 south of El Alamein during the Western Desert Campaign of the Second World War. Panzerarmee Afrika—a German-Italian force commanded by Generalfeldmarschall Erwin Rommel—attempted an envelopment of the British 8th Army, commanded by Bernard Montgomery.

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Located at 30.67 29.17 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: 1942 in Egypt, Battles involving Italy, Battles involving the United Kingdom, Battles of World War II involving Germany, Battles of World War II involving New Zealand, Conflicts in 1942, Egypt in World War II, North African Campaign, Western Desert Campaign

Battle of El Alamein

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Located at 30.82 28.95 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away