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Girga

(gĭr`–) or

Jirja

(jĭr`jă), town (1986 pop. 71,564), central Egypt, on the Nile. It is noted for its pottery; a sugar refining industry was established in the 1980s. The town is the seat of a Coptic bishop and derives its name from the old Mara Girgis Coptic monastery, which was dedicated to St. George. A Roman Catholic monastery, said to be the oldest in Egypt, is in Girga. Nearby is the ancient city of AbydosAbydos
, ancient city of Egypt, c.50 mi (80 km) NW of Thebes, near modern El Balyana. Associated in religion with Osiris, Abydos became the most venerated place in Egypt.
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