in Qalyubia Governorate, Egypt

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
30.459 and 31.179 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 30° 27' 32" and E 31° 10' 42"
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: 09:09 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: Africa/Cairo
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
4:58 am and 6:44 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.600 and -144.317 (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: 2024-05-18 08:26:29

Explore Banhā

Banhā in Qalyubia Governorate with it's 167,029 inhabitants is located in Egypt about 28 mi (or 45 km) north of Cairo, the country's capital.

Local time in Banhā is now 09:09 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Africa / Cairo with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 7 airports in the wider vicinity of Banhā, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Egypt is Cairo International Airport in a distance of 27 mi (or 43 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Egypt is Historic Cairo in a distance of 29 mi (or 46 km), South. If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Shibin al Kawm, Zagazig, Tanda, Cairo and Giza. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 38°C / 101 °F

Morning Temperature 22°C / 72 °F
Evening Temperature 39°C / 102 °F
Night Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 11%
Air Pressure 1014 hPa
Wind Speed Fresh Breeze with 16 km/h (10 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Sunday, 19th of May 2024

38°C (100 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Overcast clouds, fresh breeze.

Monday, 20th of May 2024

39°C (103 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Few clouds, fresh breeze.

Tuesday, 21st of May 2024

35°C (95 °F)
28°C (82 °F)
Overcast clouds, moderate breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Novotel Marsa Alam

5,4 mi
19 Km South El Quessir Marsa Alam Road
84721 Marsafa

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00

Videos from this area

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benha drift . karim yacine photography

Published: October 16, 2014
Length: 27:45 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Hossam Essmat

BENHA DRIFT . karim yacine photography

مصر العربية | محطة سكة حديد بنها تغرق فى مياه الصرف

Published: December 21, 2014
Length: 25:32 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Masr Alarabia

اغرقت مياه الصرف محطة بنها للسكة الحديد وهو ما أدى الى توقف حركة سير المواطنين داخل المحطة Follow us on: http://www.fa...

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Published: September 17, 2014
Length: 33:25 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: iamh henschel

رد فعل ثوار #بنها الغاضبين على خطاب مرسى 27-1-2013

Published: January 28, 2013
Length: 22:36 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Waleed Magdy

ثوار أحرار بناكل بوريو و فشار.

مؤتمر الجراجة السنوي - طب بنها

Published: March 25, 2010
Length: 08:12 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: أبو الفداء محروس

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بنها وقفة أهالي بنها .. تضامنا مع إخواننا في غزة

Published: December 28, 2008
Length: 09:38 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: أبو الفداء محروس

وقفه أهالي بنها مع أهالي غزة ضد العدوان الصهيوني الاسرائيلي الغاشم.

مظاهرة بنها ضد مرسى 29/6/2013

Published: June 30, 2013
Length: 06:31 min
Rating: 1 of 5
Author: Egyptian Revolution

مظاهرة بنها ضد مرسى 29/6/2013.

Masaar Video Making

Published: March 17, 2013
Length: 58:40 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: MasaarBanha

Making of the official video for Masaar.

مفاضش بيا الفنان خالد بيبو قريبا

Published: December 11, 2013
Length: 54:55 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: soon


إهدار مياة الشرب فى بنها لمدة اكتر من 12 ساعة

Published: July 23, 2012
Length: 20:04 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Waleed Magdy

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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.


This article is about the ancient city called Athribis in Lower Egypt; for the ancient city called Athribis in Upper Egypt, see Athribis (Upper Egypt) Athribis or Athlibis (Greek: Ἄθλιβις or Ἀθάρραβις was the Greek name for two cities of ancient Egypt: this article concerns the chief town of the Athribite, the Tenth nome, in Lower Egypt. The ancient city of Hut-Repyt in Upper Egypt, also called Athribis by the Greeks, is discussed at Athribis .

Located at 30.4667, 31.1833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Ancient Greek sites in Egypt, Roman sites in Egypt, Former populated places in Egypt


Banha is the capital of the Qalyubia Governorate in north-eastern Egypt. Egyptians call it Banhā el-'asal, which means "Sweet like honey"; the nomenclature originally comes from when the Prophet Muhammed sent his massage to Muqawqis, ruler of Egypt, to convert to Islam, he replied by sending him gifts; two were slave girls Maria and her sister Sirīn, who were from Upper Egypt, and jar of honey.

Located at 30.4667, 31.1833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Governorate capitals in Egypt, Populated places in Qalyubia Governorate, Nile River Delta

Banha University

Banha University is an Egyptian university in the Egyptian city of Banha, the capital of Al Qalyubiyah governorate. It was established according to a decree in 25 November 1976 as a branch from Zagazig University in Banha, with the faculties of Commerce, Education, Agriculture of Moshtohor, Engineering of Shobra and Medicine. In 1981-1982, the faculties of Arts, Science of Banha and Veterinary Medicine of Moshtohor were founded.

Located at 30.4711, 31.1817 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Universities in Egypt, Educational institutions established in 1976, 1976 establishments in Egypt

Popular in vicinity

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

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Benha, Bandar Banhā, Benna, Athribis, Banhā, بنها, Банха