Arish

Arish or el-Arīsh (Arabic: العريش‎ al-ʿArīš, ) is the capital and largest city (with 114,900 inhabitants as of 2002) of the Egyptian governorate of North Sinai, lying on the Mediterranean coast of the Sinai peninsula, 344 kilometers (214 mi) northeast of Cairo. Al `Arīsh is distinguished by its clear blue water, widespread fruitful palmy wood on its coast, and its soft white sand. It has a marina, and many luxury hotels.

The city also has some of the faculties of Suez Canal University.

El Arish is by a big valley called the Wadi el Arish, which receives flash flood water from much of north and central Sinai. The Azzaraniq national park 31°06′00″N 33°26′31″E / 31.1°N 33.44194°E / 31.1; 33.44194 is at the eastern side of Arish.

Read more about Arish:  History, Geography, Transport, Climate

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Battle Of Magdhaba - Aftermath - Return To El Arish
... Chauvel's force had left El Arish the previous night, carrying one water bottle per man ... Additional water was organised by Desert Column staff, and sent from El Arish to Lahfan and a water convoy from Lahfan, ordered to move to Magdhaba at 1510 on the day of battle, was reported to be on its way at 1520 ... the New Zealand Mounted Rifles and 3rd Light Horse Brigades left to ride back to El Arish in their own time ...
Arish - Climate
... Climate data for Al Arish Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year Average high °C (°F) 19 (66) 19 (67) 22 (71) 24 (75) 27 (80) 29 (85) 31 (87) 32 (89) 30 (86) 28 (82) 25 (77 ...
Siege Of El Arish - French Take Control of El Arish
... under the command of Abdullah Pasha of Damascus, to secure Kalaat El Arish ... reached Masoodiah, where French soldiers captured a Mamluk runner who told them that El Arish was now under Turkish control ... to Bonaparte calling for immediate reinforcements and took position on a sand hill near El Arish ...
Brook Of Egypt - Identification Based On Archaeological and Geographical Evidence
... Rhinocorura) in the writings of Pliny and Josephus apparently refers to El-Arish, archaeologists have found no evidence of occupation at the site prior to the Hellenistic period suggesting that this was not ... the Septuagint translation of Isaiah 2712 cannot be assumed to be the Wadi El-Arish ... of Nachal Mitzarayim with the Pelusian arm and not the Wadi El-Arish ...