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Explore Bihtah in Egypt

Bihtah in the region of Sūhāj is a town in Egypt - some 239 mi or ( 384 km ) South of Cairo , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Bihtah is now 07:16 AM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Cairo " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Wanninah ash Sharqiyah, Tahta, Suhaj, Qina, and Juhaynah. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Wanninah ash Sharqiyah . We saw some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Bihtah ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Overland Africa - Cape Town to London - Trailer

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Join us on our journey through 28 different countries over a period of 6 months. From South Africa to the United Kingdom. This is our entry into the Adventurists Film Festival on April 9th, 2011. Come ..

Children Workers In A Carpet Factory

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Children Workers in a Carpet Rug Factory ..Children work as apprentices in many trades . The lucky children go to school in the morning and go to work to learn a trade in the afternoon.This is importa ..


دير الانبا شنوده رئيس المتوحدين The Coptic Orthodox White Monastery

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the Copts White Monastery of saint shenouda in sohag city , Egypt ..

Egypt ist wonderful - Egipt z Alfa Star

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Podróż po Egipcie od Hurghady, 5 dniowy rejs po Nilu od Luksoru do Asuanu, Kair i Giza, Kanał Sueski, Płw. Synaj Sharm El Sheikh. Najpiękniejsze miejsce na Ziemi! ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Red Monastery

The Red Monastery is a Coptic Orthodox monastery named after an Egyptian saint called Pishay (who is not to be confused with the famous Saint Pishoy). It is located near the Upper Egyptian city of Souhag, and about four Km north west of the White Monastery. The name of the monastery is derived from the color of the construction material of its outside walls, consisting of red (burnt) brick.

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Located at 26.55 31.62 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Christian monasteries established in the 4th century, Christian monasteries in Egypt, Coptic Orthodox monasteries

Sakulta

Sakulta is a small Upper Egyptian city near Akhmim. It is located on the east bank of the Nile, in the Sohag Governorate.

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Located at 26.65 31.67 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Populated places in Sohag Governorate

El-Maragha

El-Maragha is a city in the Sohag Governorate in Upper Egypt. It is located on the west bank of the Nile.

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Located at 26.70 31.60 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Populated places in Sohag Governorate

White Monastery

The Coptic White Monastery is a Coptic Orthodox monastery named after Saint Shenouda the Archimandrite. It is located near the Upper Egyptian city of Sohag, and about four kilometers south east of the Red Monastery. The name of the monastery is derived from the color of the white limestone of its outside walls. The White Monastery is architecturally similar to the Red Monastery.

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Located at 26.53 31.65 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Christian monasteries established in the 5th century, Christian monasteries in Egypt, Coptic Orthodox monasteries, Oriental Orthodox congregations established in the 5th century

Sidi Arif Mosque

The Sidi Arif Mosque (also known as Masjid Al-Arif Bellah) is one of the largest mosques in Sohag Governorate. It was built for the first time at the 14th century and was reconstructed several times; the last one was in 1968 and being renewed in 1998 for the last time. At the corners of the facade are two minarets, and the roof is crowned by a dome. Inside the five-naves mosque the bases of the piers and the walls were lined with red granite.

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Located at 26.55 31.70 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: 1300s architecture, Arabic architecture, Mosques in Egypt