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Desouk

Desouk
دسوق
Dosūq
Desouk Bridge (1897) · St. Ibrahim El-Desouki Mosque · Presidency of  Desouk City Nile in Desouk A statue of Ramesses II with Goddess Sekhmet · Memorial for Desouki martyrs in Egyptian-Israeli war 1973 · Desouk New bridge (1989).
Desouk Bridge (1897) · St. Ibrahim El-Desouki Mosque · Presidency of Desouk City
Nile in Desouk
A statue of Ramesses II with Goddess Sekhmet · Memorial for Desouki martyrs in Egyptian-Israeli war 1973 · Desouk New bridge (1989).
Flag of Desouk
Flag
Official seal of Desouk
Seal
Nickname(s): Bride of the Nile
Desouk City Map
Desouk City Map
Desouk is located in Egypt
Desouk
Location in Egypt
Coordinates:
Country  Egypt
Governorate Kafr el-Sheikh
Government
 • Type Markaz
 • President Ahmed Basiouny Zeid
Population (2011)
 • Total 137,660
Time zone EST (UTC+2)
ZIP code 33611 – 33612[1][2]
Area code(s) +2 047
Website Presidency of Desouk City

Desouk (Arabic: دسوقDosūq, Egyptian Arabic pronunciation: ) is a city in northern Egypt. Located 80 km east of Alexandria, it belongs to Kafr el-Sheikh Governorate and had a population of 137,660 inhabitants as of 2011.[3]

Contents

  • Overview 1
  • Climate 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Overview

Desouk is a member of the

  • The official site of Presidency of Desouk City (Arabic)
  • The official site of Kafr el-Sheikh Governorate (Arabic, English)

External links

  1. ^ "ZIP code, Desouk (1)". Epcodes.com. Retrieved 2010-12-28. 
  2. ^ "ZIP code, Desouk (2)". Epcodes.com. Retrieved 2010-12-28. 
  3. ^ "Presidency of Desouk City, Administrative division & Population (2011)". Epcodes.com. 2009-12-31. Retrieved 2010-12-29. 
  4. ^ "Organization of Islamic Capitals and Cities, Membership". http://www.oicc.org. Retrieved 2010-12-29. 
  5. ^ "Egyptian figures, Ahmed H. Zewail". sis.gov.eg. Retrieved 2010-12-28. 
  6. ^ "Climate: Disuq - Climate graph, Temperature graph, Climate table". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 14 August 2013. 

References

See also

Climate data for Desouk
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 17.8
(64)
18.8
(65.8)
21.5
(70.7)
25.3
(77.5)
29.2
(84.6)
30.9
(87.6)
32.2
(90)
32.3
(90.1)
30.6
(87.1)
28.8
(83.8)
24.6
(76.3)
19.9
(67.8)
25.99
(78.77)
Daily mean °C (°F) 12.4
(54.3)
13.1
(55.6)
15.4
(59.7)
18.6
(65.5)
22.3
(72.1)
24.6
(76.3)
26.1
(79)
26.2
(79.2)
24.7
(76.5)
22.8
(73)
19.1
(66.4)
14.5
(58.1)
19.98
(67.98)
Average low °C (°F) 7
(45)
7.4
(45.3)
9.3
(48.7)
11.9
(53.4)
15.4
(59.7)
18.4
(65.1)
20.1
(68.2)
20.2
(68.4)
18.8
(65.8)
16.8
(62.2)
13.6
(56.5)
9.1
(48.4)
14
(57.23)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 26
(1.02)
20
(0.79)
9
(0.35)
4
(0.16)
3
(0.12)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
6
(0.24)
13
(0.51)
23
(0.91)
104
(4.1)
Source: Climate-Data.org[6]

Köppen-Geiger climate classification system classifies its climate as hot desert (BWh), as the rest of Egypt.

Climate

Population of Desouk City (1882-2009).

Many important Egyptians hail from Desouk: Youssef El-Mansy, Ahmed Zewail,[5] Mohammed Roshdy, Evelyn Ashamallah, and Abdel-Salam Mohammed Nasar, a famous politician in the city.

Desouk lies on the Nile, on the eastern banks of the Rosetta branch, where there are only two bridges to enter the city.

" (13th century) is located in the great mosque in the center of Desouk. Ibrahim El-Desouki because there are important Islamic shrines in the city, like The tomb of Saint "[4]

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