Abu Qir
geographical name 1. bay N Egypt between Alexandria & Rosetta mouth of the Nile 2. village on this bay

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  • Abu Qir — Abū Qīr (Arabic أبو قير) (also Abukir or Aboukir) is a village on the Mediterranean coast of Egypt, 23 kilometers (14.5 miles) northeast of Alexandria by rail, containing a castle used as a state prison by Muhammad Ali of Egypt.The name Abū Qīr… …   Wikipedia

  • Abū Qīr — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Abukir Obtenido de Ab%C5%AB Q%C4%ABr …   Wikipedia Español

  • Abu Qir — DMS …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • ABU QIR Fertilizers and Chemicals Industries Company — Abu Qir Fertilizers Company (AFC) is one of the largest producers of nitrogen fertilizers in Egypt and the Middle East. It produces about 50% of the Egyptian Nitrogen Fertilizers. The company and the 1st Ammonia Urea plant was established at 1976 …   Wikipedia

  • Abu Qir Bay — The Abū Qīr Bay (sometimes transliterated Abukir Bay or Aboukir Bay) (Arabic: خليج أبو قير; transliterated: Khalīj Abū Qīr) is a spacious bay on the Mediterranean Sea in Egypt, lying between Abu Qir (Near Alexandria) and the Rosetta mouth of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Abū Qīr Bay — Inlet of the Mediterranean Sea, lying near the Rosetta mouth of the Nile along the coast of Egypt. It was the scene of the Battle of the Nile (1798), in which an English fleet under Horatio Nelson defeated the French fleet of Napoleon I. * * * ▪… …   Universalium

  • Bahía de Abu Qir — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Bahía de Abu Qir. La bahía de Abu Qir, Abukir o Aboukir es una ensenada del Mar Mediterráneo, que se encuentra en la costa de Egipto, cerca de Rosetta, en el delta del Nilo. Fue el escenario de l …   Wikipedia Español

  • Abu — (as used in expressions) Abu al Fath Jalal al Din Muhammad Akbar Abu Ali al Husayn ibn Abd Allah ibn Sina Abu al Qasim Mansur Abu Mazen Abu Bakr Abu Dhabi Abu Zabi Abu Hanifah al Numan ibn Thabit Abu Muslim Abu Qir Bay Abu Simbel Abu Zayd Nasr… …   Universalium

  • Aboukir — Abū Qīr (en árabe أبو قير), también llamada Abukir o Aboukir es una ciudad de la costa mediterránea de Egipto, a 23 kilómetros al noreste de Alejandría. En Aboukir se encuentra un castillo usado como prisión por Muhammad Ali de Egipto. El nombre… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Αμπουκίρ — (Abu Qir). Λουτρόπολη (περ. 10.000 κάτ.) στη βόρεια Αίγυπτο, χτισμένη κοντά στην αρχαία Κάνωπο, στα ΝΑ της Αλεξάνδρειας, στη δυτική ακτή του ομώνυμου κόλπου. Οι φαραώ της 5ης δυναστείας ύψωσαν εκεί πυραμίδα και οικοδόμησαν τον πρώτο ηλιακό ναό… …   Dictionary of Greek

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