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Talkha (Egyptian Arabic: طلخا‎  pronounced [ˈtˤɑlxɑ]) is a city in Dakahlia Governorate, Egypt. The city is located on the west bank of the Damietta,[1] a distributary of the Nile in the Delta region. Is about 120 km northeast of Cairo. Talkha is situated opposite the city of Mansoura on the Damietta. Together, the two cities form an agglomeration.

Talkha
city
Talkha (right) and Mansoura (left)
Talkha (right) and Mansoura (left)
Talkha is located in Egypt
Talkha
Talkha
Location in Egypt
Coordinates: 31°03′17″N 31°22′32″E / 31.054735°N 31.375644°E / 31.054735; 31.375644Coordinates: 31°03′17″N 31°22′32″E / 31.054735°N 31.375644°E / 31.054735; 31.375644
Country Egypt
GovernorateDakahlia
Elevation
18 m (59 ft)
Population
 (2012)
 • Total92,084
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
Postal code
35111
Area code(s)50

Talkha contains the neighborhoods of Old Market, El Maalamein, Ar Rouda, El Sharifa, and El Muhandisin.

Roads in Talkha
Railway bridge between Talkha and Mansoura

ClimateEdit

Talkha is classified within the Köppen-Geiger climate classification system as a hot desert (BWh).

Climate data for Talkha
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 18.9
(66.0)
19.8
(67.6)
22.4
(72.3)
26.3
(79.3)
32
(90)
33
(91)
32.7
(90.9)
33.3
(91.9)
32
(90)
27.5
(81.5)
25
(77)
20.6
(69.1)
27.0
(80.6)
Daily mean °C (°F) 12.8
(55.0)
13.5
(56.3)
15.8
(60.4)
19.1
(66.4)
23.6
(74.5)
25.7
(78.3)
26.7
(80.1)
26.9
(80.4)
25.3
(77.5)
22.8
(73.0)
19.4
(66.9)
14.8
(58.6)
20.5
(69.0)
Average low °C (°F) 6.8
(44.2)
7.3
(45.1)
9.2
(48.6)
11.9
(53.4)
15.2
(59.4)
18.4
(65.1)
20.7
(69.3)
20.5
(68.9)
18.7
(65.7)
17
(63)
13.9
(57.0)
9.1
(48.4)
14.1
(57.3)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 13
(0.5)
9
(0.4)
6
(0.2)
4
(0.2)
3
(0.1)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
4
(0.2)
7
(0.3)
11
(0.4)
57
(2.3)
Source: Climate-Data.org[2]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Map of Talkha". Dakahliya Governorate site.
  2. ^ "Climate: Talkha - Climate graph, Temperature graph, Climate table". Climate-Data.org. Archived from the original on 2015-02-24. Retrieved 13 August 2013.