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Sharm el-Sheikh

Sharm el-Sheikh
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Nickname(s): The City of Peace
Motto: City of Peace
Sharm el-Sheikh is located in Egypt
Sharm el-Sheikh
Sharm el-Sheikh
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Country  Egypt
Governorate South Sinai
Population (2015)
 • Total 73,000

Sharm el-Sheikh (Arabic: ?, IPA: ['m e?'?e?x]) is a city situated on the southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula, in South Sinai Governorate, Egypt, on the coastal strip along the Red Sea. Its population is approximately 73,000 as of 2015. Sharm el-Sheikh is the administrative hub of Egypt's South Sinai Governorate, which includes the smaller coastal towns of Dahab and Nuweiba as well as the mountainous interior, Saint Catherine's Monastery and Mount Sinai. Nowadays it is a major touristic hotspot and resort city in Egypt.

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