Mahmoudiyah, Egyp

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Al Mahmoudiyah
Al Mahmoudiyah is locatit in Egypt
Al Mahmoudiyah
Al Mahmoudiyah
Location in Egyp
Coordinates: 31°11′2″N 30°31′27″E / 31.18389°N 30.52417°E / 31.18389; 30.52417
Kintra  Egyp
Govrenorate Beheira Govrenorate
 • Tot 1,230 km2 (470 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Tot 24,300
 • Density 20/km2 (51/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC+2)

Al Mahmoudiyah is an Egyptian ceety wi a history despite its modrenity. It wis ane o the maist important trade ports on the Nile River. Tradin ships travelin frae Upper Egyp an Lawer Egyp tae Alexandria passed through its lock an up the Mahmoudiyah Canal. An aa tradin ships frae Alexandria carried importit merchandises tae Cairo passin bi it.

Special location[eedit | eedit soorce]

The ceety's special location made it a major trade centre in the region. As ships stopped in its natural forenuin in the Nile the ceety haed a major activity in mercats.