El-Mahalla El-Kubra


El-Mahalla El-Kubra

El-Mahalla El-Kubra (Arabic: المحلة الكبرى) is a large industrial and agricultural city in Egypt, located in the middle of the Nile Delta on the Western bank of the Damietta branch. It's known for its dominate textile industry. It is the largest city of the Gharbia Governorate, with a population of approximately 442,000 inhabitants (2001 statistics).

El-Mahalla el-Kubra is home to the largest public sector Egyptian textile company, the Misr Spinning and Weaving Company (Arabic:شركة مصر للغزل والنسيج), employing 27,000.

The city is also famous for its 2 football teams: Ghazl Al-Mehalla and Baladeyyet El-Mehalla.


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  • Mahalla al-Kubra — (arabisch ‏المحلة الكبرى‎, DMG al Maḥalla al Kubrā) ist eine ägyptische Stadt am östlichen Arm des Nils in der Provinz al Gharbiyya. Mit etwa 450.000 Einwohnern gehört sie zu den größten Städten im Nildelta und des Landes. Neben der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Mahalla el Kubra — [mä hä′lä el ko͞o′brä] city in N Egypt, in the Nile delta: pop. 359,000 …   English World dictionary

  • Mahalla El Kubra, El — geographical name see El Mahalla El Kubra …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Mahalla el-Kubra — (al Mahallah al Kubrā) ► C. del N de Egipto, en el delta del Nilo, gobernación de al Gharbīyah; 358 844 h …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Mahalla el Kubra — /meuh hal euh el kooh breuh/ a city in Egypt, on the Nile delta. 235,000. * * * …   Universalium

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  • Mahalla el Kubra — Ma•hal•la el Ku•bra [[t]məˈhæl ə ɛl ˈku brə[/t]] n. geg a city in Egypt, on the Nile delta. 385,300 …   From formal English to slang

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