El Husseiniya

El Husseiniya (Arabic: الحسينية) is a city located in the Sharqia Governorate, Egypt.[1] It was named after Sultan Hussein Kamel.[2]

El Husseiniya
Country Egypt
Time zoneUTC+2 (EST)


Tanis was one of the most important centers in the city, and served as a capital during the 21st-23rd dynasties. It remained a major city until the Roman era. The city consists of many Roman, Greek and Egyptian antiquities.[3][4]


The city is approximately 1559 square kilometers and thus covers around 31% of the total area of the governorate, and is considered to be the biggest province.[5]


Summer average temperatures are a low of 22 °C and a high of 33 °C. In the winter, the province experiences some rain.[6]


  1. Douglas J. Brewer (20 August 2012). The Archaeology of Ancient Egypt: Beyond Pharaohs. Cambridge University Press. pp. 96–. ISBN 978-0-521-70734-3.
  2. "el Husseiniya". Sharkia Governorate Egypt Gov. Egypt Gov. Retrieved 26 November 2017.
  3. "The transfer of a newly discovered archaeological tomb". Egypt Today. 25 July 2017. Retrieved 26 November 2017.
  4. Brandl, Helmut; Bakr, Mohamed I. "Egyptian Antiquities from the Eastern Nile Delta". Humboldt Universität zu Berlin. Academia. Retrieved 26 November 2017.
  5. "Centers and Cities". Sharqia Governorate. Egypt Gov. Retrieved 26 November 2017.
  6. Website of the, Governorate of Sharqia. "Important city".
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