Abu Qir

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Abu Qir

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Abukir

(both: ă'bo͞okēr`, əbo͞o`kər), village, N Egypt, on a promontory in the Nile River delta. Admiral Horatio Nelson's victory over the French fleet off Abu Qir on Aug. 1–2, 1798 (sometimes called the battle of the Nile), restored British prestige in the Mediterranean region and, with the land victory (1801) led by Sir Ralph Abercromby, cut short the French venture in the Middle East begun by Napoleon I.
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It declared the companies which are already listed on the EGX, including Eastern Company; Abou Qir Fertilizers and Chemical Industries; Madinet Nasr for Housing and Development; Heliopolis Company for Housing and Development; Sidi Kerir Petrochemicals Company; the Aluminum Company of Egypt (Egyptalum); Alexandria Mineral Oils Company (AMOC), and the Housing and Development Bank.
Pour plus de detail, faisons savoir qu'Abou Qir est parmi les plus grandes centrales de production d'electricite.
Il importe de faire savoir que la compagnie d'engrais d'Abou Qir accorde un immence soutien financier aux cultivateurs.
Il importe de mentionner que les habitants d'Abou Qir avaient assiege la centrale depuis quelques mois pour que leurs fils y soient embauches.
[beaucoup moins que]La centrale d'Abou Qir est parmi les plus grandes centrales de production d'electricite.
Le secteur de l'Electricite a surmonte les difficultes liees a la mise au point des centrales d'Abou Qir et Damiette qui entreront en service en juillet.