Map - El Mahalla El Kubra (Markaz al Maḩallah al Kubrá)

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El Mahalla El Kubra (Markaz al Maḩallah al Kubrá)

El Mahalla El Kubra (,, Dishairi) – commonly shortened to – is the largest city of the Gharbia Governorate and in the Nile Delta, with a population of 535,278 as of 2012. It is a large industrial and agricultural city in Egypt, located in the middle of the Nile Delta on the western bank of the Damietta Branch tributary. The city is known for its textile industry, and hosts the Misr Spinning and Weaving Company which employs c. 27,000 people.

El Mahalla El Kubra consists of two words: El Mahalla in Arabic means "encampment", El Kubra means "great". Hence the title collectively means "The Great Encampment".


Map - El Mahalla El Kubra (Markaz al Maḩallah al Kubrá)

Latitude / Longitude : 31° 1' 60" N / 31° 4' 60" E | Time zone : UTC+2 | Currency : EGP | Telephone : 20  


El Mahalla El Kubra-Egypt Eyalet-Nasser in Mhalla, Aug 8 1959
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Nasser in Mhalla, Aug 8 1959
El Mahalla El Kubra
El Mahalla El Kubra

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The United Arab Republic (UAR; الجمهورية العربية المتحدة ) was a sovereign state in the Middle East from 1958 to 1971. It was initially a political union between Egypt (including the occupied Gaza Strip) and Syria from 1958 to until Syria seceded from the union after the 1961 Syrian coup d'état, leaving a rump state, while Egypt continued to be known officially as the United Arab Republic until 1971.

The republic was led by President of Egypt Gamal Abdel Nasser. The UAR was a member of the United Arab States, a loose confederation with the Mutawakkilite Kingdom of Yemen, which was dissolved in 1961.
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