Tahta

Tahta (Egyptian Arabic: طهطا / IPA: [ˈtˤɑhtˤɑ], ALA-LC: Ṭahṭā, Coptic: ⲧϩⲟⲧⲏ Dhoda) is a city in the Sohag Governorate of Upper Egypt. It is located on the west bank of the Nile. Tahta had a population of 85,528 in the 2017 census.[1]. Modern name is derived from Egyptian Tȝ-ḥw.t-Ty (Greek: Τοετω). Two famous monasteries located near Tahta, the White Monastery and the Red Monastery.

Tahta

ⲧϩⲟⲧⲏ
Tahta
Location in Egypt
Coordinates: 26°56′N 31°30′E
Country Egypt
GovernorateSohag
Population
 (2017)
  Total85,528
Time zoneUTC+2 (EST)

Villages

Villages within the jurisdiction of Tahta include:

Notable residents

See also

References


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