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Damietta
  • دمياط
  • ⲧⲁⲙⲓⲁϯ
City
كوبري دمياط التاريخي.jpg
DumyatMaeiniMosqueEntrance.jpg
مسجد البحر منارة عروس الدلتا دمياط.jpg
قبة المسجد المعينى الاثرى بدمياط.jpg
مهنه صيد الاسمالك (Fishing).jpg
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the Old Bridge, Maeini Mosque entrance, Damietta Cornich, Maeini Mosque dome, fishing in 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; 31.82139Coordinates: 31°25′00″N 31°49′17″E / 31.41667°N 31.82139°E / 31.41667; 31.82139
CountryEgypt
GovernorateDamietta
Elevation
5 m (16 ft)
Population
 (2012)
 • City337,303
 • Metro
1,100,000
Time zoneUTC+2 (EST)
Area code(+20) 57
Damietta
Damietta's Corniche along the Nile.
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Amr ibn al-A'as Mosque (al-Fateh)
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Capture of Damietta by Frisian crusaders.
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A 1911 postcard: the City of Damietta on the Nile.

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

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Damietta (Egyptian Arabic: دمياط Dumyāṭ [domˈjɑːtˤ]; Coptic: ⲧⲁⲙⲓⲁϯ, romanized: Tamiati) is a port city and the capital of the Damietta Governorate in...

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Fifth Crusade

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1215, did not participate as promised. Following the successful siege of Damietta in 1218–1219, the Crusaders occupied the port for two years. Al-Kamil,...

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Damietta Governorate

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Damietta Governorate (Arabic: محافظة دمياط Muḥafazah Dumyāṭ [moˈħɑfzet domˈjɑːtˤ]) is one of the governorates of Egypt. It is located in the northeastern...

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Damietta University

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Damietta University was founded in 2012 in Damietta city in Egypt (Arabic: دمياط Dumyāṭ). The Faculty of Education opened for the academic year 1976-77...

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New Damietta

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New Damietta (Arabic: قسم مدينة دمياط الجديدة) is a city in the Damietta Governorate, Egypt. The city is located north of Old Damietta and lies on the...

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commanders began the planning to attack the Egyptian port of Damietta. The fortifications of Damietta were impressive, and included the Burj al-Silsilah – the...

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Battle of Damietta

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Battle of Damietta, Sack of Damietta or Siege of Damietta may refer to: Sack of Damietta (853), a part of the Arab–Byzantine wars Siege of Damietta (1169)...

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Damietta Port

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31.76806°E / 31.46694; 31.76806 Egypt's Damietta Port is located 10 km west of the Nile river of Damietta branch westward Ras El-Bar, 70 km to the west...

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Damietta SC

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Damietta Sporting Club (Arabic: نادي دمياط للألعاب الرياضية), is an Egyptian football club based in Damietta, Egypt. The club is currently playing in the...

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Seventh Crusade

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evacuate Damietta due to lack of food. She knew that Damietta could not hold without the Italians and she summoned their leaders. If Damietta were to be...

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Crusader invasions of Egypt

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way, despite several sackings. A combined Byzantine–Crusader siege of Damietta failed in 1169, the same year that Saladin took power in Egypt as vizier...

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List of cities and towns in Egypt

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El Sab Borg El Arab Borg El Burullus Bush Cairo Dahab Dairut Damanhur Damietta Dar El Salam Daraw Deir Mawas Dekernes Dendera Desouk Dishna Edfu Edku...

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SEGAS LNG

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SEGAS LNG is a liquefied natural gas (LNG) complex in Damietta, Egypt. It is located 60 kilometres (37 mi) west of Port Said. The name SEGAS comes from...

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Battle of Baltim

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Battle of Baltim (also Battle of Damietta, Battle of Baltim–Damietta, Battle of Damietta–Baltim or Battle of Damietta – El Burelos) was fought between...

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Coat of arms of Haarlem

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commemorate the heroic cutting of the harbour chain during the Siege of Damietta (1218) with a "saw ship", a legendary ship equipped with an iron saw fastened...

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First Crusade

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Damiaatjes

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The Damiaatjes (English: Little Damiettas) refer to two bells in the St. Bavochurch of Haarlem that ring every night between nine and nine thirty, to...

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Nile

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Farscor Bridge International Coastal Road Bridge Damietta high Bridge, Damietta Damietta Bridge, Damietta Kafr El Zayat Bridges, Kafr El Zayat Zefta Bridge...

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Subdivisions of Egypt

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Burullus (m) Dahab (k) Dairut (m) Damanhur (k) Damanhur (m) Damietta (m) Damietta 1 (k) Damietta 2 (k) Dar El Salam (m) Daraw (m) Deir Mawas (m) Dekernes...

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International Coastal Road

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through the beach city New Damietta. It has made road traffic and transportation easier and faster between the ports of New Damietta and Alexandria. The road...

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Nile Delta

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into sections, with the Nile dividing into two main distributaries, the Damietta and the Rosetta, flowing into the Mediterranean at port cities with the...

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Louis IX of France

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or 5 June 1249 and began their campaign with the capture of the port of Damietta. This attack caused some disruption in the Muslim Ayyubid empire, especially...

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