Suez facts for kids
Satellite view of the port and city that are the southern terminus of the Suez Canal that transits through Egypt and debouches into the Mediterranean Sea near Port Said
|Location in Egypt|
|Elevation||16 ft (5 m)|
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|• Summer (DST)||+3 (UTC)|
Suez (Arabic: السويس As Suwais, Egyptian pronunciation Es Suwais) is a town in Northern Egypt, on the coast of the Gulf of Suez. Almost 500.000 people live in the city. The city is the southern terminus of the Suez Canal. It has two harbours, and a large seaport. An oil refinery is in Suez. Highways and railroad tracks connect Suez to the cities of Cairo, Port Said and Ismailia.
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Sunset view from land to Suez Canal Bridge, which links Africa with Asia
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