El Faiyum(redirected from El Faiyûm)
El Faiyûm(ɛl faɪˈjuːm) or
(Placename) a city in N Egypt: a site of towns going back at least to the 12th dynasty. Pop: 311 000 (2005 est)
1. a province in N central Egypt: many archaeological remains. 691 sq. mi. (1790 sq. km).
2. Also called El Faiyum .the capital of this province, SW of Cairo. 227,300.