Sites & cities that bear the name of Esna


First trace of activity : ca. 21st century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Recorded names : jwny.t, tꜣ-snt, Ta-senet, ⲥⲛⲏ, Snē, Λατόπολις, Latópolis, πόλις Λάτων, Pólis Látōn, Λάττων, Lattōn, Lato, Latopolis, إسنا‎

Description : Esna (Egyptian Arabic: إسنا‎ IPA: [ˈʔesnæ], Ancient Egyptian: jwny.t or tꜣ-snt; Coptic: ⲥⲛⲏ Snē from tꜣ-snt; Koinē Greek: Λατόπολις Latópolis or πόλις Λάτων (Pólis Látōn) or Λάττων (Lattōn); Latin: Lato, is a city of Egypt. It is located on the west bank of the Nile some 55 km south of Luxor. The town was formerly part of the modern Qena Governorate, but as of 9/12/2009, it was incorporated into the new Luxor Governorate.

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