El Maragha

El Maragha (Arabic: المراغة) is a city in the Sohag Governorate in Upper Egypt. It is located on the west bank of the Nile.[1]

El Maragha
El Maragha
Location in Egypt
Coordinates: 26°42′N 31°36′E
Country Egypt
Time zoneUTC+2 (EST)

El Maragha witnessed many historical events; the most prominent one is the battle of Barrod in which the French army was defeated.

Notable people


  1. "City profile for strategic urban plan of El Maragha city". unhabitat.org. UN Habitat. Retrieved 11 December 2018.
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