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Tanta

(tän`tä), city (1986 pop. 336,517), capital of Gharbiyah governorate, N Egypt, in the Nile River delta. It is a cotton-ginning center and the main railroad hub of the delta. Three annual festivals are held in Tanta in honor of Ahmad al-Badawi, a revered Muslim figure of the 13th cent., who is buried in a mosque in the city. A branch of Al Azhar Univ. (Cairo) is in Tanta.

Tanta

 

a city in Egypt, in the Nile Delta, capital of Gharbiya Governorate. Population, 253,600 (1970). Tanta is a major rail road and highway junction. Industries include textile manufacturing and cottonseed-oil production. The population engages in cottage industries, producing handcrafted goods. Tanta also has a milk plant and a flour mill.

Tanta

a city in N Egypt, on the Nile delta: noted for its Muslim festivals. Pop.: 413 000 (2005 est.)
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FILE - Al Ahly players celebrating a goal CAIRO -- 15 December 2017: Tanta hosts Al Ahly at Ghazl Al-Mahalla stadium in the 13th round of the Egyptian Premier League at 5:00 p.
KUALA LUMPUR, April 10 (KUNA) -- Malaysia has strongly condemned the attacks on two Coptic churches in Tanta and Alexandria, Egypt on Sunday.
At least 27 people were killed and 78 injured in an explosion targeting Mar Girgis Church in Tanta on Sunday morning.
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Al-Ahly vs Tanta - FILE CAIRO -- 15 December 2017: Tanta tied with Al-Ahly at Ghazl Al-Mahalla Stadium in round 13 of the Egyptian Premier League.