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Abu Hummus, also Abu Humus, Abu Hommos, Abu Homos,[1] Abou Homs (Arabic: أبو حمص‎) is a town in Beheira Governorate, Egypt, an administrative center of markaz Abu Hummus.

Abu Hummus

أبو حمص
town
Abu Hummus is located in Egypt
Abu Hummus
Abu Hummus
Location in Egypt
Coordinates: 31°06′02″N 30°18′36″E / 31.100643°N 30.310063°E / 31.100643; 30.310063Coordinates: 31°06′02″N 30°18′36″E / 31.100643°N 30.310063°E / 31.100643; 30.310063
Country Egypt
GovernorateBeheira Governorate
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

It is named after a sheikh who was born and buried here. Abu Hummus spans between the Cairo-Alexandria Agricultural Road and the El-Mahmoudeya Canal.[2]

MarkazEdit

As of 2007, the population of the markaz Abu Hummus was estimated at 348,000.[1] The markaz is known as the site of the Nakhla meteorite.

Notable peopleEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Ortega, O.Y.; The University of Iowa. Applied Mathematical & Computational Sciences (2008). Evaluation of Rotavirus Models with Coinfection and Vaccination. University of Iowa. p. 17. ISBN 9780549683223. Retrieved 2015-06-24.
  2. ^ "Abu Hummus", a Durham University webpage