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Full nameSuez
Native name   
GovernorSaif Al-Din Galal
Elevation16.4 ft (5 m)
Total Population478553 (2004)
Other information
Time zoneEST (UTC+2)

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Suez ( ) is a seaport city (population ca. 497,000) in north-eastern Egypt, located on the north coast of the Gulf of Suez (a branch of the Red Sea), near the southern terminus of the Suez Canal, having the same boundaries as Suez governorate. It has three harbors, Adabya, Ain Sokhna and Port Tawfiq, and extensive port facilities. Together they form a metropolitan area.

Railway lines and highways connect the city with Cairo, Port Said, and Ismailia. Suez has a petrochemical plant, and its oil refineries have pipelines carrying the finished product to Cairo.

Suez is a way station for Muslim pilgrims travelling to and from Mecca.

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MV Suez sinks: All crew members board PNS Zulfiqar - The Express Tribune Tweet this news
The Express Tribune--Pakistani warship, PNS Babar is shown escorting MV--Suez- to port Salalah in Oman. PHOTO: FILE/APP The 22 crew members of the Merchant Vessel (MV) -Suez- - including four Pakistanis - who were released by Somali pirates have boarded P - Date : Tue, 21 Jun 2011 05:17:24 GMT+00:00
Indian crew of Suez to be repatriated after arrival in Karachi - Hindustan Times Tweet this news
Hindustan Times--PTI Six Indian sailors, who were part of the 22-member crew of MV -Suez- vessel that was recently freed by Somali pirates, would be reaching Karachi today after which they would be sent back to India. Suhail Izaz Khan, counsellor from the - Date : Thu, 23 Jun 2011 10:20:31 GMT+00:00
No police force, weak military concern Egyptians - The Tennessean Tweet this news
The Tennessean---SUEZ-, Egypt More than two months have passed since the upheaval that forced Egypt's president to resign, yet this bustling seaport home of the -Suez- Canal still has no working police force and a military presence so overstret - Date : Sat, 23 Apr 2011 08:43:41 GMT+00:00
GDF Suez To Study Possible Responses To French Power Price Move - Wall Street Journal Tweet this news
Wall Street Journal--PARIS (Dow Jones)--GDF -Suez- SA (GSZ.FR) said Tuesday it is studying a response to the French government's decision to set a price for wholesale electricity sold to third-party providers by Electricite de France SA (EDF.FR) that - Date : Tue, 19 Apr 2011 14:56:53 GMT+00:00
In security vacuum, crime soars - Charlotte Observer Tweet this news
Charlotte Observer--Students in -Suez- pass the charred remains of a ceramics showroom burned during the uprising. Hannah Allam - MCT -SUEZ-, Egypt More than two months have passed since the upheaval that forced Egypt's president to resign, yet this - Date : Wed, 20 Apr 2011 04:16:24 GMT+00:00
Nichols keeps busy promoting new book - Winfield Daily Courier Online Tweet this news
Winfield Daily Courier Online--David Nichols is in the midst of a book tour promoting his new book, “Eisenhower 1956: The President's Year of Crisis - -Suez- and the Brink of War.” The tour was launched March 29 by a presentation at the Eisenhowe - Date : Tue, 19 Apr 2011 12:56:56 GMT+00:00
Ike Had Some Foreign Policy Pluses and a Minus or Two - Wall Street Journal Tweet this news
Wall Street Journal--Peggy Noonan writes that President Dwight Eisenhower's actions during the -Suez- Crisis have "never received the attention they deserve" ("Would Ike Have Gone to Libya?," Declarations, April 9) - Date : Fri, 15 Apr 2011 20:29:05 GMT+00:00
Suez Environnement [Utilities] falls in four out of last five days, for a 5 ... - Waste Management World Tweet this news
Waste Management World---Suez- Environnement (SEV.FR) fell 7.0c (or 0.5%). The stock fell in four out of last 5 trading days, for a 5-day fall of 1.7% to close at EUR14.425. Compared with the CAC 40 index, which fell 35.8 points (or 0.9%) on the day, this - Date : Fri, 15 Apr 2011 11:06:52 GMT+00:00
MENA unrest - Oil tanker with Libyan crude enters Suez Canal - SteelGuru Tweet this news
SteelGuru--Reuters reported that an oil tanker carrying 80000 tonnes of crude from rebel held east Libya entered Egypt's -Suez- Canal heading towards the Red Sea. As per report, the Liberia registered tanker Equator left the rebel held east Libyan po - Date : Tue, 12 Apr 2011 03:58:53 GMT+00:00
Caisse des Depots to invest in GDF Suez unit-paper - Reuters Africa Tweet this news
Reuters Africa--PARIS, April 11 (Reuters) - French state bank Caisse des Depots will invest in utility GDF -Suez- SA's (GSZ.PA: Quote) gas pipeline network, according to a preview of daily Les Echos' Tuesday edition. The front-page preview did n - Date : Mon, 11 Apr 2011 19:36:22 GMT+00:00

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