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Majid Abu Zayd Destination Guide

Touring Majid Abu Zayd in Egypt

Majid Abu Zayd in the region of Maţrūḩ is located in Egypt - some 170 mi or ( 274 km ) West of Cairo , the country's capital city .

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Time in Majid Abu Zayd is now 11:45 AM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Cairo " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Sidi 'Abd ar Rahman, Marsa Matruh, Damanhur, Suez, and Cairo. Being here already, consider visiting Sidi 'Abd ar Rahman . Check out our recomendations for Majid Abu Zayd ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Sidi Abdel Rahman

Sidi Abdel Rahman is a small settlement in Egypt. It is most famous for its beach located 132 km west of Alexandria and some 30 km west of Al Alamin. This desert and beach area is located some 190km East of Mersa Matruh and is often a resting point on trips from Alexandria to the Siwa Oasis and to Matruh.

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Located at 30.97 28.73 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: Populated coastal places in Egypt, Populated places in Matruh Governorate

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 13 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

Hans-Joachim Marseille

Hans-Joachim Marseille was a Luftwaffe fighter pilot and flying ace during World War II. He is noted for his aerial battles during the North African Campaign and his Bohemian lifestyle. One of the most successful fighter pilots, he was nicknamed the "Star of Africa". Marseille claimed all but seven of his "official" 158 victories against the British Commonwealth's Desert Air Force over North Africa, flying the Messerschmitt Bf 109 fighter for his entire combat career.

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Located at 30.89 28.70 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: 1919 births, 1942 deaths, Aviators killed in aviation accidents or incidents, German World War II flying aces, German military personnel killed in World War II, German people of French descent, German people of Huguenot descent, Luftwaffe pilots, Military personnel referenced in the Wehrmachtbericht, People from Berlin, Recipients of the Gold German Cross, Recipients of the Gold Medal of Military Valor, Recipients of the Knight's Cross, Recipients of the Silver Medal of Military Valor, Victims of aviation accidents or incidents in Egypt

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 17 km away
Tags: Nuclear energy in Egypt, Populated places in Egypt

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 22 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