Mansoura, Egypt

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Mansoura

المنصورة
Sunset in Mansoura
Sunset in Mansoura
Flag of Mansoura
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Nickname(s): 
Pearl of the Delta
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Coordinates: 31°2′25″N 31°22′58″E / 31.04028°N 31.38278°E / 31.04028; 31.38278
Country Egypt
GovernorateDakahlia
Founded1219
Government
 • GovernorAhmed El Sharawy
Area
 • Total371 km2 (143 sq mi)
Elevation
12 m (39 ft)
Population
(2012)
 • Total960,423
 • Density2,600/km2 (6,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
Area code(s)+(20) 50
WebsiteOfficial website

El-Mansoura[1] (Arabic: المنصورة‎) is a city in Egypt. 960,423 people live in it.[2] It is the capital of the Dakahlia Governorate.

Name[change | change source]

Mansoura in Arabic means "victorious". The city's name came from the Egyptian victory at the El Mansoura Battle over Louis IX of France during the Seventh Crusade.

Geography[change | change source]

Location[change | change source]

Mansoura is on the east bank of the Damietta branch of the Nile. It is about 120 km northeast of Cairo. The town of Talkha is on the other bank of the Nile

Climate[change | change source]

Köppen-Geiger climate classification system classifies its climate as hot desert (BWh).

Climate data for Mansoura
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 19.0
(66.2)
19.8
(67.6)
22.4
(72.3)
26.3
(79.3)
32.1
(89.8)
33.0
(91.4)
32.6
(90.7)
33.3
(91.9)
32.0
(89.6)
28.6
(83.5)
25.0
(77.0)
20.7
(69.3)
27.1
(80.7)
Daily mean °C (°F) 12.9
(55.2)
13.5
(56.3)
15.8
(60.4)
19.0
(66.2)
23.6
(74.5)
25.7
(78.3)
26.6
(79.9)
26.8
(80.2)
25.3
(77.5)
22.8
(73.0)
19.4
(66.9)
14.9
(58.8)
20.5
(68.9)
Average low °C (°F) 6.8
(44.2)
7.3
(45.1)
9.2
(48.6)
11.8
(53.2)
15.2
(59.4)
18.4
(65.1)
20.6
(69.1)
20.4
(68.7)
18.7
(65.7)
17.0
(62.6)
13.9
(57.0)
9.1
(48.4)
14.0
(57.3)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 13
(0.5)
9
(0.4)
6
(0.2)
3
(0.1)
3
(0.1)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
4
(0.2)
7
(0.3)
11
(0.4)
56
(2.2)
Source: Climate-Data.org[3]

Clubs[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. http://www.lonelyplanet.com/lebanon/el-mansoura/hotels/hostels
  2. "الجهاز المركزي للتعبئة العامة والإحصاء". www.capmas.gov.eg. Retrieved 2017-10-03.
  3. "Climate: Mansoura - Climate graph, Temperature graph, Climate table". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 13 August 2013.

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