Friday, November 19, 2010

Sohag - Red Sea Road

Sohag a forgotten Governorate in the heart of the Upper Egypt is now connected to the Red Sea via a new Highway crossing the Eastern plateau. The new highway start from Al-Kawthar (Latitude: 26° 37' 07" N, Longitude: 31° 47' 50" E) a new planned Urban and Industrial area located 12 km east of Sohag town. The road extends 248 km eastward to cross Qena - Safaga Road at (Latitude: 26° 41' 34" N, Longitude: 33° 35' 55" E), and continue eastward 40 km to reach Safaga at the Red Sea coast. The total road length from Sohag to Safaga is 288km.



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