geographical name city S Egypt on the Nile population 34,858

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  • Idfū — ▪ Egypt also called  Edfu, or Behdet,  Egyptian  Djeba,  Greek  Apollinopolis,  Coptic  Atbo,    town on the west bank of the Nile in Aswān muḥāfaẓah (governorate), Upper Egypt.       The chief god of the city of ancient times was Horus of the… …   Universalium

  • Idfu — Edfou ou Idfu (Adfû) v. d égypte au N. d Assouan, sur le Nil (r. g.); 28 000 hab. env. Temple d Horus élevé de 237 à 57 av. J. C., le plus grand temple égyptien après celui de Karnak. Idfu V. Edfou …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Idfu — Edfu in Hieroglyphen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Idfu — Original name in latin Idfu Name in other language State code EG Continent/City Africa/Cairo longitude 24.98028 latitude 32.87472 altitude 88 Population 166102 Date 2006 01 27 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Idfu — Ịdfu,   Ẹdfu, Handelsstadt in Oberägypten, auf dem westlichen Nilufer (Brücke), 35 000 Einwohner; Töpferei, Zuckerfabriken, Ferrosiliciumwerk.   Stadtbild:   Der gut erhaltene Horustempel stammt aus ptolemäischer Zeit (errichtet 237 57 v.… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Idfu — Edfu …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • Markaz Idfu — Admin ASC 2 Code Orig. name Markaz Idfū Country and Admin Code EG.16.355633 EG …   World countries Adminstrative division ASC I-II

  • Edfu — Idfu …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • Εντφού — (Idfü). Πόλη (110.200 κάτ. το 2003) της Άνω Αιγύπτου, στο κυβερνείο (διοικητική περιφέρεια) Κένα (1.851 τ. χλμ., 2.854.300 κάτ.). Βρίσκεται στην αριστερή όχθη του Νείλου. Ιδρύθηκε από τον Πτολεμαίο Δ’ Φιλοπάτορα. Στην αρχαιότητα ήταν πρωτεύουσα… …   Dictionary of Greek

  • Egypt, ancient — Introduction  civilization in northeastern Africa dating from the 3rd millennium BC. Its many achievements, preserved in its art and monuments, hold a fascination that continues to grow as archaeological finds expose its secrets. This article… …   Universalium

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