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Suez

city in Egypt

Suez ([السويس As Suwais] error: {{lang-xx}}: text has italic markup (help), 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.

Suez
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
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
Suez is located in Egypt
Suez
Suez
Location in Egypt
Coordinates: Coordinates: 29°58′N 32°33′E / 29.967°N 32.550°E / 29.967; 32.550
Country Egypt
GovernorateSuez
Government
 • GovernorSaif Al-Din Galal
Elevation
16 ft (5 m)
Population
 (2004)
 • Total478,553
Time zoneUTC+2 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)+3