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Kafr El Sheikh (Arabic: كفر الشيخ‎‎ pronounced [kɑfɾ eʃˈʃeːx]) is the capital of Kafr El Sheikh Governorate, Egypt, about 134 km north of Cairo, in the Nile Delta of lower Egypt. As of November 2006, the town had a population of 147,380 inhabitants. Kafr El Sheikh was earlier known as Denqiun, and has been settled for thousands of years. In 2006 the University of Kafr El Sheikh was established.


Discover the beauty of the city's striking landscope, welcome to Kafr El-shaikh, Egypt. Kafr El-shaikh is located at a short trip away from Alexandria a major city in Egypt. Alexandria, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Pyramids Of Giza, Keops Pyramid, Sphinx. To get to this city, remember that the nearest major airport is Cairo International Airport. Popular vacation packages of Kafr El-shaikh are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Kafr El-shaikh*

  • Kafr El-shaikh: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Kafr El-shaikh for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Kafr El-shaikh.

    • Mugging and Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Attacks 25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 75 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 25 (Low)
  • Living in Kafr El-shaikh - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 89.06 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 95.58 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Kafr El-shaikh

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Kafr El-shaikh

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.8 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 39.22 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 81.24 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 16.81 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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