in Sharqia Province, Egypt

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
30.588 and 31.502 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 30° 35' 15" and E 31° 30' 7"
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: 11:20 AM (Thursday)
Timezone: Africa/Cairo
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:45 am and 6:11 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: 2023-03-30 08:20:33

Discover Zagazig

Zagazig in Sharqia Province with it's 285,097 citizens is a town in Egypt about 39 mi (or 63 km) north of Cairo, the country's capital city.

Current time in Zagazig is now 11:20 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Africa / Cairo with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports near Zagazig, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Egypt is Cairo International Airport in a distance of 33 mi (or 53 km), South. 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 40 mi (or 64 km), South.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Banha, Al Mansurah, Shibin al Kawm, Tanda and Cairo. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 20°C / 67 °F

Morning Temperature 9°C / 49 °F
Evening Temperature 16°C / 61 °F
Night Temperature 8°C / 47 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 28%
Air Pressure 1021 hPa
Wind Speed Fresh Breeze with 15 km/h (9 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 5% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Friday, 31st of March 2023

18°C (64 °F)
10°C (49 °F)
Broken clouds, moderate breeze.

Saturday, 1st of April 2023

21°C (70 °F)
13°C (55 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Sunday, 2nd of April 2023

27°C (80 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

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

TEDxyouth@zagazig Promo

Published: September 18, 2012
Length: 54:16 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: tedxyouth zagazig

حان موعد انطلاق الافكار التي تستحق ان يسمعها العالم كله ... من الزقازيق في اول مؤتمر لتيد إكس لدينا الكثير...

AIESEC Zagazig Global Village '14

Published: August 11, 2014
Length: 01:08 min
Rating: 5 of 5

The AIESEC Zagazig Global Village official Promo '14.

Selfy Zagazig 4TV

Published: April 08, 2015
Length: 24:08 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Sharkiaonline الشرقية أون لاين - اعلام .. هادف .. صادق .. مؤثر .. موضوعي.

Simple Accessories now in Zagazig

Published: January 22, 2013
Length: 08:58 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: الشرقية توداي

لمشاهدة الإعلان والتعرف على باقي الخدمات إضغط على الرابط التالي ||

laparoscopic hysterectomy + bilateral pelvic lymphadenectomy

Published: April 04, 2015
Length: 15:52 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: mohammed barakat

laparoscopic hysterectomy + bilateral pelvic lymphadenectomy by prof: Mahmoud Ghareeb prof: Tarek Beheidy

Celebration Egypt - Cote de Vore 4-1 (2008)

Published: February 10, 2008
Length: 50:03 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Mohamed Siam

Celebration in El-Kawmeya square, Zagazig after the match of Egypt and Cote de Vore in the semifinal of Africa Cup 2008. Egypt has won 4-1.

اصابه احد الثوار من البلطجيه

Published: January 27, 2013
Length: 15:12 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: الشرقية تودايمتابعه وتصوير احمد ابراهيم.

هتافات البلاك بلوك أمام مقر الاخوان المسلمون بالزقازيق

Published: April 19, 2013
Length: 58:11 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: الشرقية توداي

تصوير وومتابعة : نورهاشم

مسيرة حاشدة لمؤيدى الرئيس مرسى بالزقازيق لدعم الشرعية

Published: July 03, 2013
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: الشرقية توداي

بدون تصريح القوى الثورية بالشرقية تتحدى قانون التظاهر

Published: November 30, 2013
Length: 56:36 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: الشرقية توداي

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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.


Zagazig is a town in Lower Egypt. Situated in the eastern part of the Nile delta, it is the capital of the governorate of Sharqia. As of 1999, its population was approximately 279,000. It is built on a branch of the Fresh Water or Ismaïlia Canal and on al-Muˤizz Canal (the ancient Tanaitic channel of the Nile), and is 47 miles by rail north-northeast of Cairo. Situated on the Nile Delta in the midst of a fertile district, Zagazig is a centre of the cotton and grain trade of Egypt.

Located at 30.5667, 31.5 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Zagazig, Governorate capitals in Egypt, Populated places in Sharqia Governorate, Nile River Delta


Bubastis, also known as Tell Basta or Egyptian Per-Bast was an Ancient Egyptian city, the capital of its own nome, located along the River Nile in the Delta region of Lower Egypt. Bubastis is often identified with the biblical Phibeseth.

Located at 30.5728, 31.51 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Ancient Greek sites in Egypt, Ancient mints, Archaeological sites in Egypt, Hebrew Bible places, Roman sites in Egypt, Former populated places in Egypt, Nile River Delta

Popular in vicinity

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Ez Zaqāzīq, Zagazig, Zaqazîq, Az Zaqāzīq, الزقازيق, QZZ, 자가지그, Эз-Заказик, 宰加济格