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Explore Zawiyat al Habbabiyah in Egypt

Zawiyat al Habbabiyah in the region of Maţrūḩ is a place in Egypt - some 116 mi or ( 187 km ) North-West of Cairo , the country's capital city .

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Time in Zawiyat al Habbabiyah is now 01:13 PM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Cairo " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Paphos, Lemesos, Zawiyat as Sanusiyah, Tanta, and Sidi Kurayr. Since you are here already, consider visiting Paphos . Where to go and what to see in Zawiyat al Habbabiyah ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Abusir (Lake Mariout)

Abusir, or Abousir (ancient Taposiris Magna) is a seaside town on the shore of Lake Mariout on the western extremity of Egypt's Nile delta. It is situated about 48 kilometres SW of Alexandria. Ruins of an ancient temple and an ancient replica of the Lighthouse of Alexandria are to be seen here. As of 2009, it is also suspected to be the burial place of Cleopatra VII and Mark Antony.

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Located at 30.95 29.52 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Ancient Greek sites in Egypt, Cities in Ancient Egypt, Nile River Delta, Ruins in Egypt

Busiris (Aphroditopolis)

Busiris was an ancient city of Middle Egypt, in the Aphroditopolite nome, on the west bank of the Nile, southwest of Aphroditopolis. 30px This Egypt-related article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. vte

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Located at 30.94 29.51 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Ancient Greek sites in Egypt, Former populated places in Egypt

Monastery of Saint Mina

The Monastery of Saint Mina is a Coptic Orthodox monastery located in the Western Desert near Alexandria. The modern monastery is built close to the ruins of Abu Mena, the original pilgrimage site, which was destroyed by the Arabs during the Muslim conquest of Egypt of the mid-7th century.

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Located at 30.85 29.67 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: 20th-century Christian monasteries, Christian monasteries in Egypt, Coptic Orthodox monasteries, Oriental Orthodox congregations established in the 20th century

Borg El Arab Airport

Borg El Arab International Airport is an airport serving Alexandria, Egypt. It is located about 40 km southwest of Alexandria, in Borg El Arab . The airport also serves the nearby areas of the Nile Delta. In 2009, the airport served 371,605 passengers (+96.5% vs. 2008). Borg El Arab is the principal airport of Alexandria starting December 2011 after the closure of Alexandria International Airport due to a major re-development program that will take two years in development.

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Located at 30.92 29.70 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Airports in Egypt, Alexandria, Buildings and structures in Alexandria, Transport in Alexandria

Abu Mena

Abu Mena was a town, monastery complex and Christian pilgrimage center in Late Antique Egypt, about 45 km southwest of Alexandria. Its remains were designated a World Heritage Site in 1979. There are very few standing remains, but the foundations of most major buildings, such as the great basilica, are easily discernible. Recent agricultural efforts in the area have led to a significant rise in the water table, which has caused a number of the site's buildings to collapse or become unstable.

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Located at 30.84 29.66 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Archaeological sites in Egypt, Christian monasteries established in the 4th century, Coptic Orthodox monasteries, Coptic settlements, Former populated places in Egypt, World Heritage Sites in Egypt