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Damanhur Opera House, Nasser Mosque, Inside Opera House, Galal Qoraytem square, Damanhur at Night, Damanhur Opera House
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Official seal of Damanhur
Damanhur is located in Egypt
Location within Egypt
Coordinates: 31°02′26″N 30°28′12″E / 31.04056°N 30.47000°E / 31.04056; 30.47000
CountryDamanhur Egypt
 • Total6.840 km2 (2.641 sq mi)
9 m (30 ft)
 • Total318,207
 • Density47,000/km2 (120,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
Area code(+20) 45

Damanhur (Arabic: دمنهور Damanhūr, IPA: [dɑmɑnˈhuːɾ]) is a city in Lower Egypt, and the capital of the Beheira Governorate. It is located 160 km (99 mi) northwest of Cairo, and 70 km (43 mi) E.S.E. of Alexandria, in the middle of the western Nile Delta. 31°02′10″N 30°28′10″E / 31.03611°N 30.46944°E / 31.03611; 30.46944 Damanhur is a historic city, which history can be dated back to the Old Kingdom of Egypt.[2] The modern city has also absorbed the ancient villages Shubra al-Jadida (Arabic: شبرا الجديدة, Coptic: ϫⲉⲃⲣⲟ ⲙⲃⲉⲣⲓ), Tāmus (Arabic: طاموس‌), Askanida (Arabic: اسكنيدة) and Chortaso (Arabic: قرطسا, Ancient Greek: Χορτασω).[3][4][5]

  1. ^ a b "Damanhūr (Kism (fully urban), Egypt) - Population Statistics, Charts, Map and Location". Retrieved 13 June 2023.
  2. ^ Peust, Carsten. "Die Toponyme vorarabischen Ursprungs im modernen Ägypten" (PDF). p. 33.
  3. ^ "Carte geographique de l'Egypte et des pays environnans by Pierre Jacotin". PAThs – Archaeological Atlas of Coptic Literature. 1818.[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ Stefan, Timm (1988). Das christlich-koptische Agypten in arabischer Zeit. pp. 884–885.
  5. ^ "TM Places". Retrieved 2023-04-03.

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