Zifta

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Zifta: (Arabic زفتى)(an aa kent as "Zefta".) is an Egyptian toun in the Nile delta, belongin tae the Gharbia Govrenorate. It is athort the nile frae Mit Ghamr in the Dakahlia Govrenorate.

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Zifta is well kent in the modren Egyptian history durin the 1919 uprisin, lately cawed Egyptian Revolution o 1919, when the Breetish occupation expelled Saad Zaghloul Pasha oot o Egyp alang ither leaders o Wafd Party an wur exilled tae Malta, the fowk o Zifta, lead bi Youssef El Guindi, gathered an declared their unthirldom o the croun an named it Zifta Republic.

Zifta, is the location o ane o th Nile barrages built durin 1881-1952 tae control the Nile flow.

Zifta, is the birth place o mony well kent fowk, for example:
Kimon Evan Marengo, Mostafa Kamal Tolba an Mostafa El-Sayed.

Coordinates: 30°43′N 31°15′E / 30.717°N 31.250°E / 30.717; 31.250