Siwa Oasis

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Siwa Oasis
Siwa Oasis haes mony mud-brick biggins
Siwa Oasis haes mony mud-brick biggins
Siwa Oasis is locatit in Egypt
Siwa Oasis
Siwa Oasis
Location in Egyp
Coordinates: 29°11′N 25°33′E / 29.183°N 25.550°E / 29.183; 25.550Coordinates: 29°11′N 25°33′E / 29.183°N 25.550°E / 29.183; 25.550
Kintra  Egyp
Govrenorate Matruh
Time zone EST (UTC+2)

The Siwa Oasis (Siwi: Isiwan/ⵉⵙⵉⵡⴰⵏ; Arabic: واحة سيوةWāḥat Sīwah, IPA: [ˈwæːħet ˈsiːwæ]) is an oasis in Egyp, atween the Qattara Depression an the Egyptian Sand Sea in the Libian Desert, nearly 50 km (30 mi) east o the Libie border, an 560 km (348 mi) frae Cairo.[1][2][3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Siwa", Encyclopædia Britannica, 2007 
  2. Bard, Kathryn A.; Shubert, Steven Blake, eds. (1999), Encyclopedia of the Archaeology of Ancient Egypt, Routledge (UK), ISBN 978-0-415-18589-9, ISBN 0-415-18589-0 
  3. Arnold, Dieter; Strudwick, Helen; Strudwick, Nigel, eds. (2003), The Encyclopaedia of Ancient Egyptian Architecture, I B Tauris, ISBN 978-1-86064-465-8, ISBN 1-86064-465-1