Idfū
in Aswan Governorate, Egypt

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
24.979 and 32.877 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 24° 58' 44" and E 32° 52' 37"
Currency and Currency Code:
Pound - EGP
Spoken languages:
Arabic, English, French
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 04:21 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: Africa/Cairo
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:11 am and 5:50 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-23.867 and -147.650 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Vaiuru
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Current travel safety evaluation for Egypt in Northern Africa

Safety Score: 3,4 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Egypt.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Egypt. Last Update: 2024-02-29 08:24:55

Delve into Idfū

Idfū in Aswan Governorate with it's 133,000 habitants is located in Egypt about 365 mi (or 588 km) south of Cairo, the country's capital town.

Current time in Idfū is now 04:21 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Africa / Cairo with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 7 airports close to Idfū, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Egypt is Luxor International Airport in a distance of 49 mi (or 79 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Ancient Thebes with its Necropolis in a distance of 55 mi (or 88 km), North. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Luxor, Aswan, Qina, Sohag and Al Kharijah. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 27°C / 80 °F

Morning Temperature 16°C / 60 °F
Evening Temperature 26°C / 78 °F
Night Temperature 19°C / 67 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 17%
Air Pressure 1015 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 11 km/h (7 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 2% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Friday, 1st of March 2024

29°C (85 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Few clouds, gentle breeze.

Saturday, 2nd of March 2024

27°C (80 °F)
19°C (66 °F)
Sky is clear, fresh breeze, clear sky.

Sunday, 3rd of March 2024

25°C (76 °F)
19°C (65 °F)
Sky is clear, fresh breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Red Sea Blue Reef Resort

Address
2,8 mi
20 KM north Marsa ALAM City
00000 Red Sea
Egypt

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Auf dem Nil durch Ägypten bei Edfu

Published: September 05, 2014
Length: 44:11 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: SaidBustany

Unterwegs auf dem längsten Fluss der Erde Anlegen in Edfu - Der Basar, der Tempel, Die Stadt und Ihre Menschen. Weitere Impressionen dieser reise in Kürze.... On the way down the longest...


Edfu Temple

Published: August 21, 2013
Length: 59:33 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: picturechoice

Edfu Temple in Esna Egypt see also http://www.picturechoice.org/egypt/edfu_temple.html.


Egito 16- Cruzeiro pelo Nilo: Templo de Horus em Edfu

Published: April 13, 2013
Length: 50:35 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: maria helena rozo

Vídeo documentário caseiro em HD de viagem turística ao Egito. Músicas utilizadas neste vídeo: Aremr- Desyre: http://www.jamendo.com/en/track/736622/dezyre. Manu Marin: Sherezade:...


Egito 15- Cruzeiro pelo Nilo: Navegação de Lúxor até Edfu

Published: April 13, 2013
Length: 33:57 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: maria helena rozo

Vídeo documentário caseiro em HD de viagem turística ao Egito. Músicas utilizadas neste vídeo: Lulo- Oasis: http://www.jamendo.com/en/track/397596/oasis. Weightless- Bellydance: http://www...


Egypt - Temple of Edfu (2001)

Published: September 11, 2008
Length: 21:31 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Robbie De Clercq

The temple of Edfu.


Templo de Edfu

Published: July 16, 2009
Length: 03:25 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: minube

http://www.minube.com/rincon/54732 Una de las salas del templo de edfu en Assuan, Egipto.


エジプト国鉄 ローカル列車/Egyptian National Railways Local Train

Published: February 20, 2011
Length: 41:19 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: travelerY

2011年1月1日エドフ駅及びその周辺で撮影。This movie was taken at Edfu and around there. http://www.geocities.jp/excellent_g/


Templo de Orus

Published: April 15, 2009
Length: 36:06 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Rômulo Canto

Templo de Orus em Edfu, Egito.


Egipt - Jak na prawdę wygląda / Egypt - Really looks like

Published: September 09, 2014
Length: 14:45 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Adam T

Filmik kręcony podczas jazdy dorożką w Egipcie, a dokładniej w Edfu. Oczywiście w Egipcie są bogatsze i biedniejsze miasta. Tutaj nie jest źle.


エジプト エドフのホルス神殿 行きの馬車

Published: August 06, 2010
Length: 48:36 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: turkey25hotmailcom

エジプト・エドフのホルス神殿へ向かう馬車に乗りながら見た表通りの風景。


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Edfu

Edfu (also spelt Idfu, or in modern French as Edfou, and known in antiquity as Behdet) is an Egyptian city, located on the west bank of the Nile River between Esna and Aswan, with a population of approximately sixty thousand people. For the ancient history of the city, see below. Edfu is the site of the Ptolemaic Temple of Horus and an ancient settlement, Tell Edfu (described below). About 5 km north of Edfu are remains of ancient pyramids.

Located at 24.9778, 32.8733 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cities in Ancient Egypt, Archaeological sites in Egypt, Populated places in Aswan Governorate, Former populated places in Egypt, Communities on the Nile River

Temple of Edfu

The Temple of Edfu is an ancient Egyptian temple located on the west bank of the Nile in the city of Edfu which was known in Greco-Roman times as Apollonopolis Magna, after the chief god Horus-Apollo. It is one of the best preserved temples in Egypt. The temple, dedicated to the falcon god Horus, was built in the Ptolemaic period between 237 and 57 BCE. The inscriptions on its walls provide important information on language, myth and religion during the Greco-Roman period in ancient Egypt.

Located at 24.9778, 32.8733 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Archaeological sites in Egypt, Former places of worship in Egypt, 3rd-century BC architecture, Hellenistic architecture, Egyptian temples, Places of worship destroyed by arson

Edfu-Project

The Edfu project is being undertaken with the primary goal of translations of inscriptions of an ancient temple of Edfu.

Located at 24.9782, 32.8735 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Archaeological sites in Egypt, 3rd-century BC architecture, Hellenistic architecture, Egyptian temples

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Idfū.


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Apollonopolis Magna, Edfu, Apollinopolis Magna, Idfu Baḥari, Edfou, Idfū Baḩri, Idfū, Idfu, إدفو, Едфу, Edfú, エドフ, Эдфу