Canopus, also known as Canobus, was an Ancient Egyptian coastal town, located in the . Its site is in the eastern outskirts of modern-day , around 25 kilometers from the center of that city.

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, formerly also spelled Abukir or Aboukir, is a town on the Mediterranean coast of , near the ruins of ancient Canopus and 23 kilometers northeast of by rail. is situated 1½ km east of Canopus. Photo: RolandUnger, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the name of both a district and a park in , . is situated 5 km southwest of Canopus. Photo: RolandUnger, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a neighborhood in , . is situated 6 km southwest of Canopus.


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