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Atfih
Ceety
Atfih
Kintra  Egyp
Govrenorate Cairo
Population (2001)
 • Tot 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.