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Tanis was one of the most important centers in the city, and served as a capital during the 21st-23rd dynasties. It remained a major city until the Roman era. The city consists of many Roman, Greek and Egyptian antiquities.
The city is approximately 1559 square kilometers and thus covers around 31% of the total area of the governorate, and is considered to be the biggest province.
Summer average temperatures are a low of 22 °C and a high of 33 °C. In the winter, the province experiences some rain.
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