Port Said

Port Said, Port Fuad and Suez Canal
Picture of a mosque in Portsaid
Ferdinand de Lesseps monument on the tourist jetty
French sailors and Indian troops at Port Said in 1914
Postcard of the Arab quarter of Port Said
The office of the Suez Canal Company in Port Said built in 1893
French map of Port Said, c. 1914
Admiralty Chart of Port Said, Published 1966
Streets of Port Said
Port Said Canal in 1880
Ferry on its way to Port Fouad
Al Masry Club Stadium
Beach of the Mediterranean Sea in Port Said
Headquarter of Suez Canal Authority in Port Said

City that lies in north east Egypt extending about 30 km along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, north of the Suez Canal.

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Port Fuad

City in Port Said Governorate, Egypt.

The ferry from Port Said

Port Fuad is located in northeastern Egypt at the northwesternmost tip of the Sinai Peninsula on the Asian side of the Suez Canal, across from the city of Port Said.

Suez Canal

Artificial sea-level waterway in Egypt, connecting the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea through the Isthmus of Suez and dividing Africa and Asia.

The southern terminus of the Suez Canal at Suez on the Gulf of Suez, at the northern end of the Red Sea
Aerial view of the Suez Canal at Suez
Canal of the Pharaohs, that followed Wadi Tumilat
Bathymetric chart, northern Gulf of Suez, route to Cairo, 1856
Suez Canal, 1869
Opening of the Suez Canal, 1869
1881 drawing of the Suez Canal
Suez Canal, Egypt. Early 1900s. Goodyear Archival Collection. Brooklyn Museum.
Nautical chart of the Suez Canal published shortly after the inauguration, with survey data from HMS Newport under George Nares.
Suez Canal, c. 1914
A ship sailing down the Suez Canal in 1955
Smoke rises from oil tanks beside the Suez Canal hit during the initial Anglo-French assault on Port Said, 5 November 1956.
Egyptian vehicles crossing the Suez Canal on 7 October 1973, during the Yom Kippur War
Israeli tank crossing the Suez Canal, 1973
2015 additions to the canal
Satellite image of Ever Given blocking the canal in March 2021
The canal in 2015
The old port of Trieste, one of the economic hubs in the 19th century
A graphical comparison between the Northern Sea Route (blue) and an alternative route through Suez Canal (red)
Suez Canal Economic Zone (SCZONE)
Suez Canal in February 1934. Air photograph taken by Swiss pilot and photographer Walter Mittelholzer.
{{USS|America|CV-66}}, an American aircraft carrier in the Suez Canal
Container ship Hanjin Kaohsiung transiting the Suez Canal
Ships moored at El Ballah during transit
Predominant currents in the Mediterranean Sea for June
Post-deepening, a capesize bulk carrier approaches the Friendship Bridge
Northbound convoy waits in the Great Bitter Lake as southbound convoy passes, October 2014

The canal extends from the northern terminus of Port Said to the southern terminus of Port Tewfik at the city of Suez.

Mersa Matruh

Port in Egypt and the capital of Matrouh Governorate.

Mersa Matruh and Port Said have the coolest summer days of all Egyptian cities and resorts, although not significantly cooler than other northern coastal places.

Al Masry SC

The Egyptian flag (1922–1958).

Al Masry Sporting Club (النادي المصري للألعاب الرياضية) is an Egyptian sports club based in Port Said, Egypt.

Ferdinand de Lesseps

French diplomat and later developer of the Suez Canal, which in 1869 joined the Mediterranean and Red Seas, substantially reducing sailing distances and times between Europe and East Asia.

Caricature of de Lesseps by André Gill, 1867.
Lesseps' statue at the entrance of the Suez Canal, 1955; the outstretched hand indicated that the way was now open to the East.
Lesseps' statue displayed today in front of the Suez Canal International Museum in Ismailia.
Ferdinand de Lesseps' house and office in Ismailia, near the Suez Canal
Share of the Compagnie Universelle du Canal Interocéanique de Panama, issued 29. November 1880 – signed by Ferdinand de Lesseps
Piercing of the Isthmus of Panama, medal by Louis-Oscar Roty
The grave of Ferdinand de Lesseps, Père Lachaise Cemetery, Paris

Lesseps was similarly not deterred by the opinions entertained, in France as well as in Britain, that the sea in front of Port Said was full of mud which would obstruct the entrance to the canal, and that the sands from the desert would fill the trenches.

Sa'id of Egypt

The Wāli of Egypt and Sudan from 1854 until 1863, officially owing fealty to the Ottoman Sultan but in practice exercising virtual independence.

The Mediterranean port of Port Said is named after him.


Port city and the capital of the Damietta Governorate in Egypt, a former bishopric and present multiple Catholic titular see.

Damietta's Corniche along the Nile.
Amr Ibn Al-a'as Mosque (Al-Fateh).
Capture of Damietta by Frisian crusaders.
A 1911 postcard, titled The City of Damietta on the Nile.
Urabi fort (Tabiet Orabi) in Ezbet al-Borg

Port Said, Kosseir, Ras El Bar, Baltim, Damietta and Alexandria have the least temperature variation in Egypt.


Maritime facility comprising one or more wharves or loading areas, where ships load and discharge cargo and passengers.

The Port of New York and New Jersey grew from the original harbor at the convergence of the Hudson River and the East River at the Upper New York Bay.
The Porticciolo del Cedas port in Barcola near Trieste, a small local port
Port of Durban in Durban, South Africa is Africa's busiest port
Seaport, a 17th-century depiction by Claude Lorrain, 1638
Shanghai Port is the world's busiest container port
Port of Kaohsiung is the largest port in Taiwan.
Port of Hamburg
The port of Piraeus
Port of Seattle
Port of Haifa, Israel
Port of Barcelona, one of Spain's largest ports
Port of Montreal, Quebec.
The Port of Duluth-Superior, the largest freshwater port in the world
Cargo port in Hilo, Hawaii
A ship pumping bilge water into a harbor
The port of Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh, India
Port of Hamina-Kotka, a port of the two neighboring cities: Hamina and Kotka.

The busiest port in Africa is Port Said in Egypt.

Al Ahly SC

Egyptian professional sports club based in Cairo.

Alfred Mitchell-Innes, the first president of Al Ahly.
Omar Lotfy, the founder of Al Ahly.
The first official meeting of the club's board.
Saad Zaghloul, the minister of education, became the first honorary president of Al Ahly.
Talaat Harb, president of the Bank of Egypt, contributed £E100 to the establishment of the club.
Mokhtar El Tetsh, one of the club legends, is the namesake of the club's old stadium and current training ground
Gaafar Waly, The first president of both the Egyptian Football Association and Al Ahly sports club at the same time
Al Ahly squad in the first Egyptian League.
Nándor Hidegkuti and Mahmoud El Khatib
El Khatib with the 1976–77 League championship.
Al Ahly Players with the 1982 CAF Champions League.
Al Ahly fans Celebrating after winning the 2005 CAF Champions League
Mohamed Aboutrika, one of the club legends.
Ultras Ahlawy Tifo before Cairo derby in 2007–08 Egyptian Premier League.
Al Ahly starting line up in 2011.
Al Ahly and Zamalek historical positions in the League
Cairo Tower behind Mokhtar El-Tetsh Stadium
Al Ahly fans supporting the team in Mokhtar El-Tetsh Stadium
Statue of Saleh Selim, former player and president in the club's headqaurters

Al Ahly played in Alexandria, Port Said, Assiut, and Ismailia.

Lake Manzala

The Nile Delta
Fishermen at Lake Manzala

Lake Manzala (بحيرة المنزلة baḥīrat manzala), also Manzaleh, is a brackish lake, sometimes called a lagoon, in northeastern Egypt on the Nile Delta near Port Said and a few miles from the ancient ruins at Tanis.