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Hurghada City



Hurghada City

To the South of the city of Hurghada, there is the city of Safaga, to the North, there is the city of Ras Ghareb, the Red Sea to the East, and the Eastern Desert to the West. Hurghada is located around 550 kilometers to the South East of Cairo, 280 kilometers to the North East of Luxor, and 780 kilometers to the South West of Sharm El Sheikh.

Hurghada was established at the beginning of the 20th century. The name Hurghada comes from the word Ghardaq, a name of a tree which was the meeting point of fishermen who used to fish around Hurghada.

At the very beginning, Hurghada consisted of small primitive huts where Bedouins and workers used to live. In 1913 oil was discovered in the area and played a major role in the development of the city.

Today, Hurghada has many several hotels and resorts as it became one of the most favorite touristic destinations in Egypt. In less than 30 years, the city evolved from a simple town to a huge touristic destination. Due to its wonderful beaches and the wonders of the Red Sea, Hurghada is a wonderful place for vacation in Egypt.

The population of Hurghada is now around 150,000 people who work in tourism mainly and many several other activities. Hurghada also became the home of many foreigners who fell in love with the city.

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