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Ad Dab'ah Destination Guide

Discover Ad Dab'ah in Egypt

Ad Dab'ah in the region of Maţrūḩ is a town located in Egypt - some 180 mi or ( 289 km ) West of Cairo , the country's capital .

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Local time in Ad Dab'ah is now 09:07 AM (Thursday) . 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: Marsa Matruh, Majid Abu Zayd, Port Said, Cairo, and Al Mansurah. When in this area, you might want to check out Marsa Matruh . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Ad Dab'ah ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

El Dabaa

El Dabaa is a Markaz in Egypt that lies 183.9 miles away from Cairo Airport, Cairo on the north coast. It is famous for the proposal of establishing a new nuclear reactor in it. El Dabaa has been targeted by protesters who are claiming that their land was wrongly taken by the government to make way for the nuclear plant. As of 2012, and as a result of those protests, the site has been shut down.

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Located at 31.03 28.43 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Nuclear energy in Egypt, Populated places in Egypt

RAF El Daba

El Daba is a village and rail station about 180 km West of Alexandria by road. RAF El Daba (othewise Desert Landing Ground 105) is a former Royal Air Force military airfield located approximately 4.6 kilometres south-southeast of the village. El Daba was a pre–World War II airfield, one of a number of DLGs created in the Western Desert of Egypt after the Munich Crisis of the late 1930s.

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Located at 31.02 28.47 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Airfields of the United States Army Air Forces in Egypt, Defunct airports in Egypt, Royal Air Force stations in Egypt, Royal Air Force stations of World War II in Egypt, World War II desert airfields

HMS Eridge (L68)

HMS Eridge was a Hunt class destroyer of the Royal Navy. She was launched in 1940 and served during the Second World War. On 29 May 1942, Eridge assisted HMS Hero and HMS Hurworth in sinking the German submarine U-568. While shelling Axis positions off El Daba, Egypt, at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:31|7|N|28|26|E||| | |name= }}, on 29 August 1942, she was permanently disabled by a 450mm torpedo fired by the Italian motor torpedo boat MTSM-228. Six of her crew died in the action.

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Located at 31.12 28.43 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: 1940 ships, Hunt-class destroyers of the Royal Navy, Ships built by Swan Hunter, Ships built in the United Kingdom, Tyne-built ships, World War II destroyers of the United Kingdom