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Frequently asked questions for Tunis Village in Fayoum Egypt

What is special in Fayoum?

The Fayoum, located less than a hundred kilometers from Cairo and with its rich heritage of flora and fauna and archaeology, is one of the most beautiful and fertile regions of Egypt. in addition, it includes two areas declared as protected by the Egyptian Government: Lake Qarun and Wadi Rayan National Parks.

What is Fayoum known for? 

Fayoum is one of Egypt's oldest cities, set in the lush Fayoum Oasis and filled with countless natural and historical wonders. Fayoum was a key Ancient Egyptian city, important for its strategic location and often noted as the city of the crocodile god Sobek, which is why the Greeks referred to it as Crocodophilus.

Is Fayoum worth it? 

Fayoum offers a diversity of beautiful natural landscapes and geological formations including lakes, sand dunes, valleys, and waterfalls. It has a rich and interesting range of flora and fauna. This 692 square miles (1114 km2) is a depression that was a lush paradise during prehistoric times.

What is the closest oasis to Cairo? 

Fayoum. Fayoum is the largest oasis in Egypt and the closest to the Nile River and Cairo. Lake Qarun present in the region was formed about 70,000 years ago when the Nile flooded the depression that now occupies the region of Fayoum.

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