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Suez Canaul

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(Reguidit frae Suez Canal)
Suez Canaul
Lenth120.11 mile (193.30 km)
(originally 102 mi or 164 km)
Maximum boat beam77.5 m (254 ft 3 in)
Navigation authoritySuez Canaul Authority
Oreeginal ainerSuez Canaul Company (Compagnie Universelle du Canal Maritime de Suez)
Construction began25 Apryle 1859 (1859-04-25)
Date completit17 November 1869 (1869-11-17)
Stairt pyntPort Said
(Pedos de pecosca)
End pyntPort Tewfik, Suez
Branch(es)The New Suez Canaul

The Suez Canaul (Arabic: قناة السويسQanāt al-Suwais) is an artifeecial sea-level watterwey in Egyp, connectin the Mediterranean Sea an the Reid Sea. Appent 17 November 1869, efter 10 year o construction, it allaes ships tae traivel aetween Europe an Sooth Asie withoot navigatin aroond Africae tharebi reducin the sea voyage distance atween Europe an Indie bi aboot 7,000 kilometre (4,300 mi).