Qina

Qina

(kĭnə) or

Keneh

(kĕn`ə), town (1986 pop. 119,917), capital of Qina governorate, E central Egypt, on the Nile River. Sugarcane and grains are grown nearby, and pottery is made in the town. Qina was built on the site of ancient Caene (or Caenepolis), of which many ruins remain. During World War II, Qina took on strategic importance as the terminus of a road through the mountains from Al Quayr on the Red Sea coast.

Qina

 

(also Qena or Kena), a city in the Arab Republic of Egypt on the right shore of the middle course of the Nile River; administrative center of the governorate (mukhafaza) of Qina. The city is a trade and transport center and a railroad and highway junction. Population, 68,500 (1966). Qina is known for handcrafted pottery and sailboats and has textile and sugar industries.

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Egypt There is no FCO advice against travel to Cairo, Alexandria, the tourist areas along the Nile river (including Luxor, Qina, Aswan, Abu Simbel and the Valley of the Kings) and the Red Sea resorts of Sharm el Sheikh and Hurghada.
The FCO has not put out any advice on travel to Cairo, Alexandria, the tourist areas along the Nile river - including Luxor, Qina, Aswan, Abu Simbel and the Valley of the Kings - and the Red Sea resorts of Sharm el Sheikh and Hurghada.
Abdel Ghaffar Shaker, Vice President of the NHCR, said the council seeks coordination and cooperation from the Ministry of Interior so as to plan successfully, noting that that the council is prioritising visiting prisons in Minya, Qina and Port Said, due to their poor conditions.
The areas to which the FCO advise against all but essential travel does not include the tourist areas along the Nile river (eg Luxor, Qina, Aswan, Abu Simbel and the Valley of the Kings).
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En hebreo, los Qinot son llantos, lamentos, lagrimas y la qina o nehi es el genero que se sigue para una lamentacion.
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