Discover Ra's Matarimah in Egypt
Ra's Matarimah in the region of Janūb Sīnāʼ is a place located in Egypt - some 101 mi or ( 162 km ) South-East of Cairo , the country's capital .
Local time in Ra's Matarimah is now 07:48 PM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Cairo " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Amman, Tyre, Haifa, Zagazig, and Tor. When in this area, you might want to check out Amman . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Ra's Matarimah ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
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Interesting facts about this location
Marah is one of the locations which the Torah identifies as having been travelled through by the Israelites, during the Exodus . The liberated Israelites set out on their journey in the desert, somewhere in the Sinai Peninsula. And it becomes clear that they are not spiritually free. Reaching Marah, the place of a well of bitter water, bitterness and murmuring, Israel receives a first set of divine ordinances and the foundation of the Shabbat.
Located at 29.33 32.92 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Elim was one of the places where the Israelites camped following their Exodus from Egypt. It is referenced in Exodus 15.27 and Numbers 33.9 as a place where "there were twelve wells of water, and seventy date palms," and that the Israelites "camped there near the water". From the information that can be gleaned from Exodus 15.23, 16.1 and Numbers 33.9-11, Elim is described as being between Marah and the Wilderness of Sin, near the eastern shore of the Red Sea.
Located at 29.30 32.97 (Lat./Long.); Less than 24 km away
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