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 Egypt

Africa

For ScubaDiving, the Red Sea is one of the best place on earth ! Most famous are Hurghada, Safaga and Sharm el Sheik.

Several cruses are very nice, such as the North wreck cruise from Hurghada, and several southern cruses such as The Brother's islands, St John's reef, Zabargad, Rocky Island.

Location: Northern Africa, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Libya and the Gaza Strip, and the Red Sea north of Sudan, and includes the Asian Sinai Peninsula
Geographic coordinates: 27° 0' N, 30° 0' E
Coastline km: 2,450 km km
Climate: Desert; hot, dry summers with moderate winters
Terrain: Controls Sinai Peninsula, only land bridge between Africa and remainder of Eastern Hemisphere; controls Suez Canal, a sea link between Indian Ocean and Mediterranean Sea; size, and juxtaposition to Israel, establish its major role in Middle Eastern geopolitics; dependence on upstream neighbors; dominance of Nile basin issues; prone to influxes of refugees
Elevation: lowest point: Qattara Depression -133 m highest point: Mount Catherine 2,629 m
Natural hazards: Periodic droughts; frequent earthquakes, flash floods, landslides; hot, driving windstorm called khamsin occurs in spring; dust storms, sandstorms
Currency: Egyptian pound (EGP)
Population: 77,505,756 (July 2005 est.)
Languages: Arabic (official), English and French widely understood by educated classes
Capital: Cairo
Divisions: 26 governorates (muhafazat, singular - muhafazah); Ad Daqahliyah, Al Bahr al Ahmar, Al Buhayrah, Al Fayyum, Al Gharbiyah, Al Iskandariyah, Al Isma'iliyah, Al Jizah, Al Minufiyah, Al Minya, Al Qahirah, Al Qalyubiyah, Al Wadi al Jadid, Ash Sharqiyah, As Suways, Aswan, Asyut, Bani Suwayf, Bur Sa'id, Dumyat, Janub Sina', Kafr ash Shaykh, Matruh, Qina, Shamal Sina', Suhaj

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Zones

Zones (15) Dive sites Sub zones
Ain Sukhna 6 0
Dahab 28 0
El Gouna & Strait of Gubal 30 0
El Quesir 20 0
Hamata & Ras Banas 22 0
Hurghada 48 0
Marsa Alam 58 0
Nuweiba 3 0
Port Ghalib 4 0
Safaga 32 0
Saint John's reef, Zabargad & Rocky Is. 17 0
Sharm el Sheikh 39 0
Strait of Tiran 17 0
Taba 9 0
The Brother Islands 5 0

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Marsa Shona Sogayar
Door simon74000
mei 22, 2014
Gear Check -
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Blue Hole
Door Ali
feb 24, 2014
Blue Hole 1 -
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Coral Garden
Door ilker.gurbuz
feb 18, 2014
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Abu Helal
Door ilker.gurbuz
feb 18, 2014
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Rick's reef
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feb 18, 2014
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Trip: safari wrakowe północne 2013
Door Abo
Van mei 30, 2013 tot jun 4, 2013
Safari Północne "wrakowe" po Morzu Czerwonym. Łódka Tiramisu, port Hurghada.
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Trip: safari rafowe południowe 2012
Door Abo
Van okt 28, 2012 tot nov 2, 2012
Safari Południowe "rafowe". Port Ghalib, łódka Red Sea Shark.
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Trip: Marsa Alam 4
Door fabpad
Van sep 22, 2012 tot sep 29, 2012

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Trip: Egypt, Marsa Alam, Orintal Bay
Door tova
Van jun 20, 2012 tot jul 1, 2012

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Trip: Egypt - Red Sea 2012, Liveaboard with Golden Dolphin II
Door JaMa
Van mei 11, 2012 tot mei 24, 2012

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