Abū Qurqāş
in Minya Governorate, Egypt

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
27.931 and 30.838 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 27° 55' 52" and E 30° 50' 18"
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: 10:36 AM (Thursday)
Timezone: Africa/Cairo
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:04 am and 6:41 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-23.883 and -147.700 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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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: 2022-05-19 07:20:23

Delve into Abū Qurqāş

Abū Qurqāş in Minya Governorate with it's 61,182 habitants is a city located in Egypt about 149 mi (or 240 km) south of Cairo, the country's capital town.

Current time in Abū Qurqāş is now 10:36 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Africa / Cairo with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Abū Qurqāş, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Egypt is Assiut International Airport in a distance of 62 mi (or 100 km), South. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Wadi Al-Hitan (Whale Valley) in a distance of 105 mi (or 169 km), North-West.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Minya, Asyut, Bani Suwayf, Al Fayyum and Sohag. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 36°C / 96 °F

Morning Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Evening Temperature 36°C / 98 °F
Night Temperature 29°C / 83 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 10%
Air Pressure 1013 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 11 km/h (7 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 4% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Friday, 20th of May 2022

36°C (97 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Few clouds, fresh breeze.

Saturday, 21st of May 2022

30°C (86 °F)
26°C (78 °F)
Overcast clouds, moderate breeze.

Sunday, 22nd of May 2022

30°C (86 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Sky is clear, fresh breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

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تضاريس قارة أسيا

Published: October 17, 2012
Length: 33:44 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: OstazOnlineAcademy

تضاريس قارة أسيا ( السهول - الانهار - الجيال - الهضاب ) 3.

احمد الماجيك.mp4

Published: May 07, 2012
Length: 03:17 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: احمد الماجيك

شفرات pool live.

من داخل مسجد السيدة زينب رضي الله عنها وارضاها

Published: February 09, 2013
Length: 17:00 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Ahmed Gamal

كلمة مستر اسلام احمد رجائي في حفل عيد الأم ٢٠١٨ مدارس رجاك للغات بالمنيا

Published: March 26, 2018
Length: 27:19 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: RajacElMinya

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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.

Speos Artemidos

The Speos Artemidos (Grotto of Artemis) is an archaeological site in Egypt. It is located about 2 km south of the Middle Kingdom tombs at Beni Hasan, and about 28 km south of Al Minya. Today, the site is a small village known as Istabl Antar. There are two temples here, both of which are dedicated to Pakhet. They are cut out of the rock into the cliffs on the eastern side of the Nile.

Located at 27.9, 30.8667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
15th-century BC architecture, Archaeological sites in Egypt, Ancient Greek sites in Egypt, Populated places in Minya Governorate

Abu Qirqas

Abu Qirqas is a region located in the Minya Governorate of Egypt. It is situated on the west bank of the Nile, opposite of the historic site of Beni Hasan. The population of Abu Qirqas is around 400,000 inhabitants. The city has an important sugar factory.

Located at 27.9333, 30.8333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Minya Governorate

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Abu Kerkae, Abu Gurgas, Abu Kirkas, Abu-Qirqas, Abū Qurqāş