Touring Al Khatmiyya Gharb in Sudan
Al Khatmiyya Gharb in the region of Blue Nile is a city located in Sudan - some 283 mi or ( 456 km ) South-East of Khartoum , the country's capital city .
Time in Al Khatmiyya Gharb is now 10:25 PM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Khartoum " with a UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Bahir Dar, Asosa, Wad Madani, Singa, and Shanisha. Being here already, consider visiting Bahir Dar . We collected some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Check out our recomendations for Al Khatmiyya Gharb ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
وصول البشير والرئيس الصومالي لإفتتاح سد الروصيرص
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Er Roseires (Arabic الروصيرص) is a town in eastern Sudan 60km from the border with Ethiopia. Lord Prudhoe mentions this town in the 1829 diary he kept while travelling in the Sennar. At the time it was the residence of one Sheikh Suliman, ruler of the lower reach of the Blue Nile (known as Bahr-el-azrek), for which he paid 1500 ounces of gold to the Egyptians out of his revenues. The Roseires Dam is located just upstream of the town.
Located at 11.85 34.38 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
The Roseires Dam is a dam on the Blue Nile at Ad Damazin, just upstream of the town of Er Roseires, in Sudan. It consists of a concrete buttress dam 1 km wide with a maximum height of 68m, and an earth dam on either side. The earth dam on the eastern bank is 4 km long, and that on the western bank is 8.5 km long. The reservoir is about 290 km. The dam was completed in 1966, initially for irrigation purposes. A power generation plant, with a maximum capacity of 280 megawatts, was added in 1971.
Located at 11.80 34.39 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Ad Damazin is the capital of Blue Nile State in Sudan. It is the location of the Roseires Dam and power generation plant. Ad Damazin is served by a terminal station of a branch line of the national railway network. However, the train service to Ad Damazin has been discontinued many years ago. Instead the town can be reached from Khartoum via a decent tarmac road and by plane. However, Ad Damazin Airport is mainly served by UNMIS or government flights.
Located at 11.77 34.35 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
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