Qalyub (Arabic: قليوب) is a toun in the Qalyubia Govrenorate o Egyp, in the northren pairt o the Cairo metropolitan aurie, at the stairt o the Nile Delta. In 1986, its population wis 84,413 an grew tae 106,804 bi 2006.
Owerview[edit | edit source]
Qalyub is the commercial center for a significant agricultural region, an hooses the printin press for the Al-Ahram newspaper. It is said tae hae been built uisin materials taken frae auncient Heliopolis, a few miles away.
Transport[edit | edit source]
Qalyub wis the site o the Qalyoub rail crash in August 2006.
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