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qalyub

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

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