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(Placename) a city in NE Egypt, in the Nile delta. Pop: 229 000 (2005 est)


(ˌdɑ mɑnˈhur)

a city in N Egypt, near Alexandria. 226,000.
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Photo courtesy of Uber CAIRO -- 28 January 2018: Uber Eats is finally making its way to Cairo, while Tanta and Damanhour passengers will finally be able to find a driver near them.
The consortium won a tender on a plot of land, about 81,000 square meters in Damanhour, 150 kilometers northwest of the capital, for the project.
Security forces arrested on Sunday evening two men in the Damanhour governorate for protesting against the cabinet decision placing Sanafir and Tiran islands under the sovereignty of Saudi Arabia.
The bank provided a loan of 600 million dollars for the Damanhour Combined Cycle Gas Turbine Power Plant.
He added "the Damanhour Power Plant project is a critical investment and a strategic choice for the country as it will contribute to increasing the electricity supply at competitive cost using modern technology with a low environmental impact".
8 GW combined cycle gas-fired power plant in Damanhour, north west of Cairo.
Two tenders for the supply of (a) packaging & wrapping machines for the pharmaceuticals factory in Damanhour & (b) dark brown glass bottles, round shaped, to the same factory, also plastic caps, ointments tubes & adhesive ribbons on reels.
The case in the Nile Delta city of Damanhour north of Cairo is the first of its kind against Morsi's Brotherhood and is likely to embarrass the group at a time it is trying to fend off opposition charges of monopolising power in the deeply polarised country.
Summary: In 1930, Damanhour City in el-Beheira Governorate in the Delta got its first opera house.
Witnesses said clashes had broken out in Damanhour between supporters and opponents of Mursi, during protests there against the sweeping new powers he has assumed, with petrol bombs, sticks and stones being used.
One Muslim Brotherhood member was killed and 60 people were hurt on Sunday in an attack on the main office of the Brotherhood in the Egyptian Nile Delta town of Damanhour, the website of the Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice Party said.
Lors d'un meeting populaire tenu a Damanhour, le candidat potentiel a la presidentielle a indique que l'ex-ministre de l'Interieur, le general Mansour El-Issaoui, n'avait jamais les mains maculees de sang, la preuve en est qu'il avait donne des ordres pour stopper les tirs contre les manifestants.