Sites & cities that bear the name of Leucus Limen

Leucus Limen

Today in : Egypt
First trace of activity : ca. 30th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Recorded names : Kosseir, Al Qusair, El Quseir, Qusseir, Qosseir, El Qoseir, القصير , Al Qoseir

Description : Al Qoseir (Arabic: القصير‎ el Qoṣēr Arabic pronunciation: [elʔoˈsˤeːɾ]) is a city in eastern Egypt, located on the Red Sea coast. Populated for approximately 5,000 years, its ancient name was Leucus Limen (meaning white port in Greek, Λευκός Λιμήν). el Qoseir is located 138 kilometers south of Hurghada, 139 km north of Marsa Alam and 73 km north of the Marsa Alam International Airport. In 1986, its population was approximately 20,000. Today, the population of El Qoseir is around 50,000.

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