St Catherine, Akhmem, Markaz Akhmiem, Sohag

Address: St Catherine, Akhmem, Markaz Akhmiem, Sohag, Egypt

Latitude: 26.5666670

Longitude: 31.7500000

Time Zone: Central Africa Time

Categories: Attraction

Tags: Cultural


Saint Katherine (Arabic سانت كاترين) is the capital city of Saint Katherine Markaz and a natural protectorate in South Sinai Governorate in Sinai in Egypt. It is located at the outskirts of El-Tur Mountains Province at an elevation of 1586 m (5200 ft), 110 km away from Nuweiba. Its population is 4,603 (1994). Coordinates of the city is 28° 33' ; 33° 56'. Saint Katherine is divided into 12 districts: El-Matar, Wadi Mandar, Wadi Elagramiah, Wadi Abo Selah, Wadi Asbaeia, Wadi Tarfa, Wadi Sheikh Awwad, Wadi Leboud, Wadi El-Arbaien, Wadi El Marwa, Wadi El-Zeitonah, and Wadi Nabi Saleh.

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