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Tahta (Egyptian Arabic: طهطا‎ / IPA: [ˈtˤɑhtˤɑ], ALA-LC: Ṭahṭā, Coptic: ⲧϩⲟⲧⲏ Dhoda) is a city in the Sohag Governorate of Upper Egypt. It is located on the west bank of the Nile. Tahta had a population of 85,528 in the 2017 census.[1]. Modern name is derived from Egyptian Tȝ-ḥw.t-Ty (Greek: Τοετω). Two famous monasteries located near Tahta, the White Monastery and the Red Monastery.

Tahta

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Tahta is located in Egypt
Tahta
Tahta
Location in Egypt
Coordinates: 26°56′N 31°30′E / 26.933°N 31.500°E / 26.933; 31.500
Country Egypt
GovernorateSohag
Population
 (2017)
 • Total85,528
Time zoneUTC+2 (EST)

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VillagesEdit

Villages within the jurisdiction of Tahta include:

Notable residentsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The population of the governorates of Egypt according to census results". City Population.

Coordinates: 26°46′N 31°30′E / 26.767°N 31.500°E / 26.767; 31.500