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Rafah, Egyp

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Rafah or Egyptian Rafah is an important ceety in the North Sinai an Egyp's eastren border wi Palestine. It is the caipital o Rafah Markaz in the North Sinai Govrenorate, an is situatit on the eastren Mediterranean coast o Egyp. In the Auncient Egyptian leid, the ceety wis kent as "Rapia".

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The ceety wis aaways pairt o the Egyptian Empire syne Pharaohnic dynasties. It wis an' a' a major location on the battle route towards Egyptian settlements in Anatolie an Levant.

Climate[eedit | eedit soorce]

Like ither Mediterranean ceeties, it is characterised bi warm simmers, mild an cauld winter. The temperatur durin simmer can be aroond 30sC durin daytime. In winter, the ceety gets warm days, but nichts can get -1C an sub-zero temperatur. Rainfaw is average wi hail, sleet an snaw takin place.

Agricultur[eedit | eedit soorce]

Due tae rain, hail an sleet, the ceety haes plentiful source o water for agricultur an plantin crops. Mediterranean fruits an crops are dominant here, such as: peach, olives, aiples, citrus, dates, grapes, vegetables, straeberry an peppers.

Coordinates: 31°12′N 34°12′E / 31.2°N 34.2°E / 31.2; 34.2