Shibin el Kom

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Shibin el Kom

(shĭbēn` ĕl ko͝om), city (1986 pop. 132,209), capital of Munufiyah governorate, N Egypt, in the Nile River delta. It is an agricultural market and a cotton-processing center.
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57)Evidence of this can be found in a dispute that broke out in a village near Shibin al-Kawm in 1911 when a local landowner refused to contribute to local canal clearance: Cheetham to Grey, 18 June 1911, P.