Ismailia

Ismailia

Things to do - general

Is a city in north-eastern Egypt. Known in Egypt as “The City of Beauty and Enchantment” Ismaïlia is situated on the west bank of the Suez Canal, it is the capital of the Ismailia Governorate. The city has a population (including surrounding rural areas) of approximately 750,000 inhabitants. It is located approximately half way between Port Said to the north and Suez to the south. The Canal widens at that point to include Lake Timsah, one of the Bitter Lakes linked by the Canal.

Sports & nature

Football – handball – volleyball – basketball Most popular team Ismaily Sports and nature image

Culture and history info

Ismaïlia was founded in 1863, during the construction of the Suez Canal, by Khedive Ismail the Magnificent, after whom the city is named. Following the Battle of Kafr-el-Dawwar in 1882 the British established a base there.Culture and history image

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