town at the apex of the Nile River delta, in Al-Qalyubiyah muhafazah (governorate), Lower Egypt. It lies just north of Cairo, near the right bank of the Nile and Barrage Al-Khayriyah, which controls the division of the Nile's waters into the Rosetta and Damietta branches

Learn more about Qalyub with a free trial on

Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
Cite This Source
Previous Definition: qaly
Next Definition: qam
Words Near: qalyub
More from
Synonyms and Antonyms for qalyub
More from
Search for articles containing qalyub
More from Translator Word FAQs presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature