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Atfih
Ceety
Atfih
Atfih is located in Egypt
Atfih
Atfih
Location in Egyp
Coordinates: 29°25′N 31°15′E / 29.417°N 31.250°E / 29.417; 31.250
Kintra  Egyp
Govrenorate Cairo
Population (2001)
 • Total 106,300
Time zone EST (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) +3 (UTC)

Atfih is a ceety in Middle Egyp, in the Cairo Govrenorate. It wis an aa pairt o the Helwan Govrenorate. Its population numbered 106,300 in 2001.

Etymology[eedit | eedit soorce]

The name is derived frae Auncient Egyptian Tpyhwt, meanin the first o the cous, referrin tae Hathor. The name became Petpeh in Coptic, frae which is derived the Arabic version Atfih (أطفيح). The ceety wis an aa kent in Greco-Roman Egyp as Aphroditopolis.