Sites & cities that bear the name of Damietta


Today in : Egypt
First trace of activity : ca. 1st century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Recorded names : Damiata, Domyat, Ταμίαθις, Tamiathis, دمياط‎, Dumyāṭ , ⲧⲁⲙⲓⲁϯ, Tamiat, Domyat, Damiette, مدينة دمياط, medīnat dimyāt

Description : Damietta (Arabic: دمياط‎ Dumyāṭ , IPA: [domˈjɑːtˤ]; Coptic: ⲧⲁⲙⲓⲁϯ, romanized: Tamiat) is a port and the capital of the Damietta Governorate in Egypt, a former bishopric and present multiple Catholic titular see. It is located at the Damietta branch, an eastern distributary of the Nile, 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) from the Mediterranean Sea, about 200 kilometres (120 mi) north of Cairo.

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