Sites & cities that bear the name of Qena


Today in : Egypt
First trace of activity : ca. 6th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Recorded names : Qinā, ⲕⲱⲛⲏ, Kone, Kaine, Καινή, Caene, Caenepolis, Neapolis, Νέη πόλις, Maximianopolis, Μαξιμιανοῦ Πόλις

Description : Qena (Arabic: قنا‎, romanized: Qinā , Egyptian Arabic: [ˈʔenæ], locally: [ˈɡena]; Coptic: ⲕⲱⲛⲏ Kone) is a city in Upper Egypt, and the capital of the Qena Governorate. Situated on the east bank of the Nile, it was known in antiquity as Kaine (Greek Καινή, meaning "new (city)"; Latinized transliteration: Caene) and Maximianopolis.

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