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Delve into Salim al Gharbiyah in Egypt

Salim al Gharbiyah in the region of Sūhāj is a city in Egypt - some 222 mi or ( 358 km ) South of Cairo , the country's capital .

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Current time in Salim al Gharbiyah is now 10:59 AM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Cairo " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Unaybis, Tahta, Suhaj, Sidfa, and Rab' Abu Zayd. While being here, make sure to check out Unaybis . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Salim al Gharbiyah ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Heiroglyphs on Egyptian Obelisk

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Egyptologist Nabil Swelim explains the meaning of heiroglyphs on obelisk at Luxor. ..

Aqua Park Madinat Makadi 2011 / Ägypten

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Der im Mai 2011 neu eröffnete Aquapark ( Water World ) Madinat Makadi Bay mit insgesamt 88 Rutschen auf 70.000 qm. ..

Cultural Cameo: Egypt (ep. 1 - 11/3/08)

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Six Tempe High staff members tour Egypt in October of 2008. Their photos and bit-videos make up the first episode of the new weekly closed-circuit feature, "Cultural Cameos," aired on the morning anno ..

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Tima, Egypt

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

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Located at 26.92 31.43 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Populated places in Sohag Governorate


Tjebu or Djew-Qa is an ancient Egyptian city, located on the eastern bank of the Nile, in the modern Sohag governorate. In the Greco-Roman period, its name was Antaeopolis, and its modern name is Qaw el-Kebir. Several large terraced funerary complexes in Tjebu by officials of the 10th Nome during the Twelfth and Thirteenth Dynasties represent the peak of nonroyal funerary architecture of the Middle Kingdom. Cemeteries of different dates were also found in the area.

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Located at 26.90 31.52 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Cities in Ancient Egypt, Former populated places in Egypt, Populated places in Sohag Governorate


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

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Located at 26.77 31.50 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Communities on the Nile River, Populated places in Sohag Governorate

Badari culture

The Badarian culture provides the earliest direct evidence of agriculture in Upper Egypt during the Predynastic Era. It flourished between 4400 and 4000 BCE, and might have already existed as far back as 5000 BCE. It was first identified in El-Badari, Asyut. About forty settlements and six hundred graves have been located. Social stratification has been inferred from the burying of more prosperous members of the community in a different part of the cemetery.

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Located at 27.00 31.42 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Archaeological cultures of Africa, Archaeological sites in Egypt, Cities in Ancient Egypt, History of Nubia, Indigenous peoples of East Africa, Predynastic Egypt, Stone Age


Abutig (أبو تيج) is a city in the Asyut Governorate of Egypt. Located on the west bank of the Nile, it has a population of around 440,000 inhabitants. Aboutig is the third largest city in Asyut Governorate in Egypt after Asyut itself and Dayrout. It is not only a commercial city but is famous for Al-Farghal Mosque as well. Al-Farghal Mosque is the largest mosque in Upper Egypt. Many people come to Aboutig every year in July to visit Al-Farghal Mosque and celebrate Al-Farghal fair.

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Located at 27.04 31.33 (Lat./Long.); Less than 23 km away
Tags: Populated places in Minya Governorate