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Berkia Destination Guide

Delve into Berkia in Sudan

Berkia in the region of Northern is a city in Sudan - some 310 mi or ( 499 km ) North-West of Khartoum , the country's capital .

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Current time in Berkia is now 05:35 AM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Khartoum " with a UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Dongola, Tumbus, Kimnar, Karmah an Nuzul, and Gharb Binna. While being here, make sure to check out Dongola . 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 sightseeing spots and facts in Berkia ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location


Kerma (now known as Dukki Gel, a Nubian term which can be roughly translated as "red mound") was the capital city of the Kingdom of Kerma, which was located in present day Egypt and Sudan. Kerma is one of the largest Nubian archaeological sites. It has produced decades of extensive excavations and research, including thousands of graves and tombs and the residential quarters of the main city surrounding the Western/Lower Deffufa.

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Located at 19.60 30.41 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Cities in Ancient Egypt, Former populated places in Sudan, History of Nubia

Kerma culture

The Kerma culture is an early civilization which flourished from around 2500 BCE to about 1600 BCE in Nubia, present day Sudan, centered at Kerma. It seems to have been one of a number of Sudanese states during the Middle Kingdom period of Ancient Egypt. In its latest phase, lasting from about 1700–1500 BCE, it absorbed the Sudanese kingdom of Sai and became a sizable, populous empire rivaling Egypt.

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Located at 19.60 30.41 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: 1520 BC disestablishments, African civilizations, Archaeology of Sudan, Former monarchies of Africa, History of Nubia, Kingdom of Kush, Nubia, States and territories established in 2500 BC

Tabo (Nubia)

Tabo is an archaeological mound site in Nubia, Sudan, in what was at one time the Kingdom of Kush. It is located at the southern end of the Argo Island in the Nile, just south of Kerma, approximately 40 kilometres north of Dongola. It draws its name from a small village of the same, which is located near the ruins. Here at Tabo, there was a well preserved Amun temple. It is 75.6 metres long and 31 metres wide. The first pylon is 40 metres wide, the second 35.5 metres .

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Located at 19.48 30.43 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Archaeological sites in Sudan, Nubian architecture

Argo Island

Argo Island is an island of the Nile in Sudan. The island contains a town of the same name and the Nubian archaeology site of Tabo.

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Located at 19.42 30.45 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Tags: Islands of Sudan, Islands of the Nile

Tombos (Nubia)

Tombos in an archaeological site in Northern Sudan. The village of Tombos was located at the third cataract of the Nile, not far from Kerma near the present Karmah. An important granite quarry was located here in the Pharaonic era. Its stone was used mostly to build statues and buildings between the river delta and the southern regions of the kingdom. A statue to the Pharaoh Taharqa, abandoned for over 2700 years, contains inscriptions.

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Located at 19.42 30.23 (Lat./Long.); Less than 23 km away
Tags: Archaeological sites in Sudan, Nubia