Ra's Gharib

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Ra’s Gharib


a city in the Arab Republic of Egypt, on the Gulf of Suez of the Red Sea. Population, approximately 14,000 (1960). Petroleum is extracted near Ra’s Gharib.

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