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Safaga is a marine port located 53 km (33 mi) south of Hurghada. This small port is also a tourist area that consists of several bungalows and rest houses.


Safaga was founded between 282 BC and 268 BC, originally called Philotera by the Greek Egyptian Pharaoh Ptolemy II Philadelphus, who named the town in honor of his deceased sister more details



Safaga is reputable for its unpolluted atmosphere, black sand-dunes and mineral springs which have acquired specific characteristics for remedy of rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis, all this attracts lots of tourists from all over the world to enjoy the fine atmosphere and wonderful beaches. tourist activity in the city varies from scuba diving to snorkeling, safari, kitesurfing, windsurfing and medical tourism, that's why Safaga acquires a number of reputable hotels.

The port of Safaga  the a main link between Egypt and Arab and Asian countries. It is used for exporting phosphate and importing grains, but the port is mainly used to transport Egyptian pilgrims to Saudi Arabia.



Population in Safaga is more than 35.000, most of which work in tourism and fishing

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