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Suhaj Destination Guide

Explore Suhaj in Egypt

Suhaj in the region of Sūhāj with its 209,419 inhabitants is a town in Egypt - some 244 mi or ( 392 km ) South of Cairo , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Suhaj

Current time in Suhaj is now 10:23 PM (Friday) . 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: Urban Bani Wasil, Saqultah wa al 'Arab, Rawafi' al 'Isawiyah, Qina, and Qilfaw. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Urban Bani Wasil . 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 Suhaj ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Souk de Louxor - Blog Egypte - Récits et Carnets de Voyages

0:35 min by Sylvie Barbaroux
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Sitôt mon arrivée à Louxor, retrouver mes amis est incontournable! Je vous les présente avec plaisir : voici toute la convivialité égyptienne! Salam Mosa! Blog sur l'Egypte, Sylvie barbaroux et l Egyp ..

دير الانبا شنوده رئيس المتوحدين The Coptic Orthodox White Monastery

1:30 min by petnag999
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the Copts White Monastery of saint shenouda in sohag city , Egypt ..

it's Countryside

16:41 min by saverio pesapane
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View out the Window of the Overnight Train - Cairo to Luxor

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This is the view out the window of the Overnight Train from Cairo to Luxor. It was taken at about 6:15 am about 30 minutes after sunrise. ..

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Interesting facts about this location

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 1 km away
Tags: 1300s architecture, Arabic architecture, Mosques in Egypt

Athribis (Upper Egypt)

Athribis, also known to the ancient Greeks as Triphieion or Tripheion, and to the ancient Egyptians as Hut-Repyt, was an ancient city of Egypt, in the Panopolite nome. The modern village of Wannina in the Sohag Governorate is situated here. It is located some 10 km southwest of the city of Akhmim, on the west bank of the Nile.

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Located at 26.52 31.67 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Ancient Greek sites in Egypt, Former populated places in Egypt, Populated places in Sohag Governorate, Roman sites in Egypt, Titular Sees of the Coptic Orthodox Church

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 5 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


Akhmim is a city in the Sohag Governorate of Upper Egypt. Referred to by the ancient Greeks as Khemmis, Chemmis and Panopolis, it is located on the east bank of the Nile, 4 miles to the northeast of Sohag.

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Located at 26.57 31.75 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Archaeological sites in Egypt, Populated places in Sohag Governorate


Nekhel (Arabic نِخِل is the capital of Nekhel Municipality of North Sinai Governorate, Sinai, Egypt. It is located in the heart of Sinai Peninsula along the southern border of North Sinai Governorate with South Sinai Governorate. It is located at the skirts of El Tih Mountains and foothills at an elevation of 420.6 m. Coordinates of the city is 29°54'N; 33°45'E.

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Located at 26.57 31.75 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Archaeological sites in Egypt, Populated places in North Sinai Governorate

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Suhaj