List of lighthouses in Egypt

This is a list of lighthouses in Egypt, which are located along both the Mediterranean and Red Sea coastlines of this North African country. The list includes active maritime lighthouses that are named landfall lights, or that have a range of at least fifteen nautical miles. The Admiralty number is that used in Admiralty List of Lights and Fog Signals Light List.[1]

Lighthouses

Name Location
Coordinates
Waterbody Year
built
Tower Height Focal Height Range
nmi
Admiralty
number
Ashrafi JuzurRed Sea Governorate
27.79°N 33.7067°E / 27.79; 33.7067 (Ashrafi Juzur)
Red Sea194026 m (85 ft)38 m (125 ft)17 nmi (31 km)D 7296.74
Ayn SukhnahAin Sukhna
29.6017°N 32.3417°E / 29.6017; 32.3417 (Ayn Sukhnah)
Red Sea200839 m (128 ft)44 m (144 ft)22 nmi (41 km)D 7297.05
Birket MisallatSuez
29.9067°N 32.5933°E / 29.9067; 32.5933 (Birket Misallat)
Red SeaUnknown39 m (128 ft)42 m (138 ft)18 nmi (33 km)D 7297.28
Bluff PointRed Sea Governorate
27.68°N 33.8067°E / 27.68; 33.8067 (Bluff Point)
Red SeaUnknown10 m (33 ft)24 m (79 ft)15 nmi (28 km)D 7296.72
Brothers Islands LighthouseThe Brothers, Egypt
26.31°N 34.845°E / 26.31; 34.845 (Brothers Islands Lighthouse)
Red Sea188331 m (102 ft)36 m (118 ft)17 nmi (31 km)D 7296.2
BurullusBaltim
31.6°N 31.08°E / 31.6; 31.08 (Burullus)
Mediterranean199239 m (128 ft)47 m (154 ft)20 nmi (37 km)E 6162
Daedalus ReefDaedalus Reef
24.9233°N 35.8583°E / 24.9233; 35.8583 (Daedalus Reef)
Red Sea193130 m (98 ft)30 m (98 ft)15 nmi (28 km)D 7296.1
DahabDahab
28.5°N 34.52°E / 28.5; 34.52 (Dahab)
Red SeaUnknown10 m (33 ft)20 m (66 ft)15 nmi (28 km)D 7297.77
DamiettaDamietta
31.5233°N 31.8483°E / 31.5233; 31.8483 (Damietta)
Mediterranean199239 m (128 ft)47 m (154 ft)20 nmi (37 km)E 6156
El AgamiAgami
31.1483°N 29.7867°E / 31.1483; 29.7867 (El Agami)
MediterraneanUnknown14 m (46 ft)17 m (56 ft)15 nmi (28 km)E 6173.50
El ArishArish
31.145°N 33.815°E / 31.145; 33.815 (El Arish)
Mediterranean199720 m (66 ft)39 m (128 ft)18 nmi (33 km)E 5973
El Bahar TowerPort Fuad
31.3017°N 32.36°E / 31.3017; 32.36 (El Bahar Tower)
Mediterranean200842 m (138 ft)42 m (138 ft)15 nmi (28 km)E 5978.60
El Dikheila Range RearAgami
31.1333°N 29.8117°E / 31.1333; 29.8117 (El Dikheila Range Rear)
MediterraneanUnknown27 m (89 ft)31 m (102 ft)17 nmi (31 km)E 6191.10
El Ghardaqa Range FrontHurghada
27.205°N 33.8417°E / 27.205; 33.8417 (El Ghardaqa Range Front)
Red SeaUnknown18 m (59 ft)76 m (249 ft)18 nmi (33 km)D 7296.521
El Ghardaqa Range RearHurghada
27.2083°N 33.8417°E / 27.2083; 33.8417 (El Ghardaqa Range Rear)
Red SeaUnknown15 m (49 ft)55 m (180 ft)18 nmi (33 km)D 7296.52
El MallahaRas Gharib
28.2467°N 33.16°E / 28.2467; 33.16 (El Mallaha)
Red SeaUnknown10 m (33 ft)12 m (39 ft)15 nmi (28 km)D 7296.85
Enterprise PassageStraits of Tiran
27.98°N 34.4367°E / 27.98; 34.4367 (Enterprise Passage)
Red SeaUnknown10 m (33 ft)13 m (43 ft)15 nmi (28 km)D 7297.67
False Ras GharibRas Gharib
28.515°N 32.96°E / 28.515; 32.96 (False Ras Gharib)
Red SeaUnknown10 m (33 ft)11 m (36 ft)15 nmi (28 km)D 7296.97
Giftun el-SaghirHurghada
27.1983°N 33.9833°E / 27.1983; 33.9833 (Giftun el-Saghir)
Red SeaUnknown25 m (82 ft)31 m (102 ft)16 nmi (30 km)D 7296.5
Great Pass BeaconAlexandria
31.1667°N 29.8083°E / 31.1667; 29.8083 (Great Pass Beacon)
MediterraneanUnknown21 m (69 ft)21 m (69 ft)16 nmi (30 km)E 6174
Jazirat ShakirShadwan
27.45°N 34.0367°E / 27.45; 34.0367 (Jazirat Shakir)
Red Sea188920 m (66 ft)37 m (121 ft)22 nmi (41 km)D 7296.7
LahataSuez
29.6733°N 32.6867°E / 29.6733; 32.6867 (Lahata)
Red SeaUnknown39 m (128 ft)47 m (154 ft)18 nmi (33 km)D 7297.31
NuweibahNuweiba
29.0283°N 34.6533°E / 29.0283; 34.6533 (Nuweibah)
Red SeaUnknown10 m (33 ft)46 m (151 ft)15 nmi (28 km)D 7297.79
Port Said LighthousePort Said
31.2717°N 32.2933°E / 31.2717; 32.2933 (Port Said Lighthouse)
Mediterranean1869/199739 m (128 ft)47 m (154 ft)20 nmi (37 km)E 5978.20
Qad Ibn HaddanRas Muhammad
27.8033°N 34.1°E / 27.8033; 34.1 (Qad Ibn Haddan)
Red Sea198739 m (128 ft)47 m (154 ft)22 nmi (41 km)D 7296.725
Qadd el TawilaSuez
29.7967°N 32.64°E / 29.7967; 32.64 (Qadd el Tawila)
Red SeaUnknown39 m (128 ft)47 m (154 ft)18 nmi (33 km)D 7297.3
Ras Abu DaragRed Sea Governorate
29.38°N 32.5633°E / 29.38; 32.5633 (Ras Abu Darag)
Red Sea192630 m (98 ft)50 m (164 ft)19 nmi (35 km)D 7297.01
Ras Abu SawmahSafaga
26.8517°N 34.0017°E / 26.8517; 34.0017 (Ras Abu Sawmah)
Red SeaUnknown28 m (92 ft)30 m (98 ft)16 nmi (30 km)D 7296.4
Ras DibRed Sea Governorate
28.03°N 33.415°E / 28.03; 33.415 (Ras Dib)
Red SeaUnknown10 m (33 ft)45 m (148 ft)15 nmi (28 km)D 7296.78
Ras el ShaqiqSidi Abdel Rahman
30.955°N 28.8283°E / 30.955; 28.8283 (Ras el Shaqiq)
Mediterranean198715 m (49 ft)47 m (154 ft)20 nmi (37 km)E 6193
Ras el-TinAlexandria
31.195°N 29.8617°E / 31.195; 29.8617 (Ras el-Tin)
Mediterranean184855 m (180 ft)52 m (171 ft)21 nmi (39 km)E 6173
Ras GharibRas Gharib
28.3517°N 33.11°E / 28.3517; 33.11 (Ras Gharib)
Red Sea198739 m (128 ft)46 m (151 ft)22 nmi (41 km)D 7296.95
Ras MuhaggaraSuez
29.81°N 32.47°E / 29.81; 32.47 (Ras Muhaggara)
Red SeaUnknown39 m (128 ft)43 m (141 ft)18 nmi (33 km)D 7297.09
Ras MuhammadRas Muhammad
27.7267°N 34.2483°E / 27.7267; 34.2483 (Ras Muhammad)
Red SeaUnknown10 m (33 ft)15 m (49 ft)15 nmi (28 km)D 7296.724
Ras RuahmiRas Gharib
28.72°N 32.8233°E / 28.72; 32.8233 (Ras Ruahmi)
Red SeaUnknown24 m (79 ft)22 m (72 ft)15 nmi (28 km)D 7296.98
Ras ShukierRas Gharib
28.1317°N 33.275°E / 28.1317; 33.275 (Ras Shukier)
Red SeaUnknown17 m (56 ft)85 m (279 ft)22 nmi (41 km)D 7296.8
Ras Umm SiddSharm el-Sheikh
27.85°N 34.3133°E / 27.85; 34.3133 (Ras Umm Sidd)
Red Sea198717 m (56 ft)45 m (148 ft)22 nmi (41 km)D 7297.62
Ras ZafaranaRed Sea Governorate
29.1117°N 32.665°E / 29.1117; 32.665 (Ras Zafarana)
Red Sea186225 m (82 ft)25 m (82 ft)17 nmi (31 km)D 7297
Ras ZeitRed Sea Governorate
27.95°N 33.51°E / 27.95; 33.51 (Ras Zeit)
Red SeaUnknown10 m (33 ft)28 m (92 ft)15 nmi (28 km)D 7296.77
RaschidRosetta
31.4433°N 30.43°E / 31.4433; 30.43 (Raschid)
Mediterranean199115 m (49 ft)47 m (154 ft)20 nmi (37 km)E 6166
Siyal IslandSiyal Islands
27.56°N 33.88°E / 27.56; 33.88 (Siyul Island)
Red SeaUnknown10 m (33 ft)15 m (49 ft)15 nmi (28 km)D 7296.65
Umm El-KimanRed Sea Governorate
27.8267°N 33.5817°E / 27.8267; 33.5817 (Umm El-Kiman)
Red SeaUnknown10 m (33 ft)24 m (79 ft)15 nmi (28 km)D 7296.75
Umm QamarHurghada
27.3583°N 33.9083°E / 27.3583; 33.9083 (Umm Qamar)
Red SeaUnknown12 m (39 ft)24 m (79 ft)15 nmi (28 km)D 7296.58

See also

References

  1. Rowlett, Russ. "Lighthouses of Egypt". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved 1 September 2016.

Rowlett, Russ. "The Lighthouse Directory". University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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