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Discover Awlad Tuq Gharb in Egypt

Awlad Tuq Gharb in the region of Sūhāj is a town located in Egypt - some 268 mi or ( 431 km ) South of Cairo , the country's capital .

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Local time in Awlad Tuq Gharb is now 05:49 AM (Sunday) . 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: Wahliyat as Samman, Wahliyat ash Shaykh Ahmad, Suhaj, Qusayr Bakhanis, and Qina. When in this area, you might want to check out Wahliyat as Samman . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Awlad Tuq Gharb ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.



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Dar el-Salam

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Located at 26.27 32.05 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Populated places in Sohag Governorate


El-Balyana is a small town in the Sohag Governorate of Upper Egypt. Located on the west bank of the Nile, it is situated near the ancient Egyptian city of Abydos.

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Located at 26.23 32.00 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
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Abydos, Egypt

Abydos /əˈbaɪdɒs/ is one of the oldest cities of ancient Egypt, and also of the eighth nome in Upper Egypt, of which it was the capital city. It is located about 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) west of the Nile at latitude 26° 10' N, near the modern Egyptian towns of el-'Araba el Madfuna and al-Balyana. The city was called Abdju in the ancient Egyptian language meaning "the hill of the symbol or reliquary", a reference to a reliquary in which the sacred head of Osiris was preserved.

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Located at 26.18 31.92 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
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The Osirion or Osireon is located at Abydos at the rear of the temple of Seti I. It is an integral part of Seti I's funeral complex and is built to resemble an 18th Dynasty Valley of the Kings tomb. It was discovered by archaeologists Flinders Petrie and Margaret Murray who were excavating the site in 1902-3. The Osirion was originally built at a considerably lower level than the foundations of the temple of Seti, who ruled from 1294 - 1279 BC.

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Located at 26.18 31.92 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
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Umm el-Qa'ab

Umm el-Qa`āb is the necropolis of the Early Dynastic kings at Abydos, in Egypt. Its modern name means 'Mother of Pots', as the whole area is littered with the broken pot shards of offerings made in earlier times. The cultic ancient name of the area was (w-)pkr or (r3-)pkr 'District of the poker-tree (unidentified species' or 'Opening of the poker-tree', belonging to t3-dsr 'the secluded/cleared land'or crk-hh 'Binding of Eternity'(Coptic Alkhah.

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Located at 26.18 31.92 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Tags: Abydos Sites, Cemeteries in Egypt, Tombs of ancient Egypt