Upper Egypt


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Upper Egypt

A region of ancient Egypt in the valley of the Nile River south of the delta area, which was known as Lower Egypt. The two regions were united c. 3100 bc.

Upper Egypt

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(Placename) one of the four main traditional administrative districts of Egypt: extends south from Cairo to the Sudan
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Noun1.Upper Egypt - one of the two main administrative districts of EgyptUpper Egypt - one of the two main administrative districts of Egypt; extends south from Cairo to Sudan
Arab Republic of Egypt, Egypt, United Arab Republic - a republic in northeastern Africa known as the United Arab Republic until 1971; site of an ancient civilization that flourished from 2600 to 30 BC
Nag Hammadi - a town in Upper Egypt
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by Kyera Giannini (2009) copyright: 2009 Kyera Giannini (used with pe MINYA, Upper Egypt - 8 August 2019: Two tourist delegations from Brazil and Germany visited the archaeological sites in the Upper Egypt city of Minya during a Nile cruise between Cairo and Luxor city.
Security forces killed on Tuesday two "extremely dangerous" criminal suspects in a shootout in Qena in Upper Egypt, Egypt's Interior Ministry said on Tuesday.
It said that the project would be vital for meeting the increasing demand for electricity in Egypt over the next few years, particularly in the upper Egypt region.
The project will be vital in meeting Egypt's increasing demand for electricity over the next years, particularly in the upper Egypt region.
Kuwait provides finances for charity projects in Egypt CAIRO, July 15 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Zakat House provided a financial contribution worth the total sum of EGP 4.6 million (about USD 358,000) to construct 94 houses for the poor and orphans in the villages of Upper Egypt. The head of the Zakat office, Ismail Al-Kanderi told KUNA that the donation, which was presented Sunday to Dar-Orman Charitable Society, would initially build 32 houses in the village of Sohag.
Cairo: In recent years, Upper Egypt has often captured headlines due to militant violence and sectarian unrest between local Muslims and Christians.
The contract with Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) and Assiut Oil Refining Company (ASORC) for the modernisation project of the Assiut refinery, Upper Egypt, is designed to refine the "bottom of the barrel" in the frame of the long-standing cooperation between Italian and Egyptian Governments and companies, especially in the oil and gas sector.
while the most important Upper Egypt wheat Varieties are represented in Giza30, Giza168, and Massry2.
East Delta, central Delta, west Delta, Northern Upper Egypt, Central Upper Egypt, Southern Upper Egypt, Ismailia, and Suez are also included in the replacements.
Banque Misr, Arab African International Bank (AAIB), Commercial International Bank (CIB), Faisal Islamic Bank of Egypt, Qatar National Bank Al Ahli (QNB Al Ahli) were the other five banks to sign a loan with state-run Upper Egypt Electricity Production Company (UEEPC), an affiliate of the Egyptian Electricity Holding Company.
Hundreds of protesters blocked a main road in Upper Egypt's Assiut city after the pro-Mursi National Alliance for Supporting Legitimacy in the province called for protests at government offices there, Ahram Online reported.

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