The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a city in Egypt, on the west coast of the Sinai Peninsula. El-Bilaiyim is linked by highway with the city of Suez. It is an oil-field center.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.