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Kafr Al-Zayat Travel Guide

Kafr al-Zayat is a small city in the Al Gharbiyah region of Egypt.  The city is an important industrial and agricultural site located to the west of the Nile Delta. The river Nile  Al-Behera Governorate with Al-Gharbia Governorate around Kafr al-Zayat where you can enjoy a nice Egyptian cup of tea while getting immersed in the beautiful view of the Nile. Revel in scenes of fishermen out on the Nile as seagulls fly over the bridge and enjoy everything Kafr al-Zayat has to offer.


Maleyat Kafr El-Zayat at Kafr al-Zayat


Maleyat Kafr El-Zayat at Kafr al-Zayat is a very popular Egyptian football club which played in the Egyptian Second Division Group C during the 2009 and 2010 season. They've also played in the Egyptian Premier League for three seasons in 1957-58, 1962-63 and 1963-64, respectively.


Places Near Kafr al-Zayat


The town of Kafr al-Zayat is very well-connected with many towns, cities and other places in Egypt, the chief among them being Kafraz Zayyt, Kafr El-Zayat, Kafr az Zayat and Kafr az Zayyat. Major cities of Egypt that are very well connected and close to Kafr al-Zayat include Tanta, El Mahalla el Kubra, Alexandria, and Cairo.


Kafr al-Zayat Pesticides


Kafr al-Zayat Pesticides is a major public company in Kafr al-Zayat which has been listed on the Egyptian Exchange since 2006. They produce materials for fertilizers and agricultural chemicals. The industry has three subsidiaries which operate across Egypt. Kafr al-Zayat Pesticides is located at Al Ghabria and was started in January, 1955. The Company specializes in producing and distributing fertilizers and pesticides and other agricultural supplies. 


Nearest Airports to Kafr al-Zayat


The nearest airport to Kafr al-Zayat is Alexandria International Airport which is 92, followed by Cairo Airport 96 km away. Other nearby airports are Borg El Arab Airport, Mersa Matruh Airport, Sde Dov Airport and Taba Airport.


Interesting Facts about Kafr al-Zayat


The Transportation Bridge over the river Nile at Kafr al-Zayat was a big project managed by the Ministry of Transport and the General Authority for Roads and Bridges. The project involved constructing a bridge across the River Nile to accomplish important objectives. The core part of the bridge is a pre-stressed concrete box girder which is made up of 5 spans. The three inner spans are of 100m each and two outer ones of 60m each. The approach is of multi-span pre-stressed concrete box girders having spans of length 40m each. The general layout, basic design and the approaches and embankments for the main bridge were designed by Hamza Associates.


The first railway station on the continent of Africa began getting constructed in the year 1852 and it opened in Kafr al-Zayat in the year 1854. Another section was later opened in Cairo two years later. Its length of 120 miles consisted of constructing two bridges over the Nile; one was at Kafr al-Zayat and the second one was at Benha. Before the construction of the Transportation Bridge at Kafr al-Zayat, the major means of transportation was a ferry across the river to Cairo.


Bottom Line


Kafr al-Zayat in Egypt might not have many interesting tourist  destinations for visitors but it certainly plays a significant role in the country’s development on many fronts and is worth a visit for those interested in exploring the real modern Egypt.


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