El Balyana (Coptic: ⲃⲩⲗⲓⲁⲛⲏ, ⲧⲡⲟⲩⲣⲁⲛⲏ, Arabic: البلينا) is a small town in the Sohag Governorate of Upper Egypt. Located on the west bank of the Nile, it is situated near the ancient Egyptian city of Abydos.
Location in Egypt
|Coordinates: 26°14′N 32°0′E|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EST)|
El Balyana's history
The city of El-Balyana has a long history, and the reason for the name, as historians say, was that Paulina referred to the ancient Egyptian queen (descendant of the King Mina), Queen of Paulina there is a lot of historical places in El Balyanaonne of them are The famous temple of Abydos with the buried godmother, which dates back to the period of the ancient Egyptians. It has been distorted over the ages from Polina to Plina and then to El Balyana, which is the name known now. bardes is a village belongs to the city of El Balyana.