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Damietta
  • دمياط
  • ⲧⲁⲙⲓⲁϯ
City
(From top left)
the Old Bridge, Maeini Mosque entrance, Damietta Corniche, Maeini Mosque dome, fishing in Damietta.
Flag of Damietta
Official seal of Damietta
Damietta is located in Egypt
Damietta
Damietta
Location of Damietta within Egypt
Coordinates: 31°25′00″N 31°49′17″E / 31.41667°N 31.82139°E / 31.41667; 31.82139
CountryDamietta Egypt
GovernorateDamietta
Area
[1]
 • City3.53 km2 (1.36 sq mi)
Elevation
16 m (52 ft)
Population
 (2021)[1]
 • City305,920
 • Density87,000/km2 (220,000/sq mi)
 • Metro
1,100,000
DemonymDamiettan
GDP
[2]
 • MetroEGP 110 billion
(US$ 7 billion)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EST)
Area code(+20) 57
Damietta's Corniche along the Nile.
Amr ibn al-A'as Mosque (al-Fateh)
Capture of Damietta by Frisian crusaders.
A 1911 postcard: the City of Damietta on the Nile.

Damietta (Arabic: دمياط Dumyāṭ [domˈjɑːtˤ]; Coptic: ⲧⲁⲙⲓⲁϯ, romanized: Tamiati) is a port city and the capital of the Damietta Governorate in Egypt. It is located at the Damietta branch, an eastern distributary of the Nile Delta, 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) from the Mediterranean Sea, and about 200 kilometres (120 mi) north of Cairo. It was a Catholic bishopric and is a multiple titular see. It is also a member of the UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities.

  1. ^ a b "Egypt: Governorates, Major Cities & Towns - Population Statistics, Maps, Charts, Weather and Web Information". citypopulation.de. Retrieved 13 June 2023.
  2. ^ "GDP BY GOVERNORATE", mped.gov.eg

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