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Qena
قنا
City
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Qena is located in Egypt
Qena
Qena
Location within Egypt
Coordinates: 26°10′12″N 32°43′38″E / 26.17000°N 32.72722°E / 26.17000; 32.72722
CountryEgypt
GovernorateQena
Elevation
75 m (246 ft)
Population
 (2012)
 • Total230,392
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
Area code(+20) 96
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Egyptian hieroglyphs

Qena (Arabic: قنا Qinā [ˈʔenæ], locally: [ˈɡena]; Coptic: ⲕⲱⲛⲏ Konē) is a city in Upper Egypt, and the capital of the Qena Governorate. Situated on the east bank of the Nile, it was known in antiquity as Kaine (Greek Καινή, meaning "new (city)"; Latinized transliteration: Caene) and Maximianopolis.[2][3] Gauthier identifies Qena with ancient Shabt.[4]

  1. ^ Gauthier, Henri (1926). Dictionnaire des Noms Géographiques Contenus dans les Textes Hiéroglyphiques Vol. 3. p. 147.
  2. ^ Trismegistos, "Kaine (Qena)"
  3. ^ Alan B. Lloyd (editor), A Companion to Ancient Egypt (John Wiley & Sons 2010), p. 459 ISBN 978-1-44432006-0
  4. ^ Gauthier (1926) p. 147

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