The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a city in Egypt (Arab Republic of Egypt), in the Red Sea Muhafazah (governorate); situated on the Cairo-Qina highway. Population, 2,300 (1966). Bur Safajah exports phosphorites.
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