Faiyum is a city in . Located 100 kilometres southwest of , in the Faiyum Oasis, it is the capital of the modern Faiyum Governorate. Originally called Shedet in Egyptian, the Greeks called it Koinē Greek: Κροκοδειλόπολις, romanized: Krokodilópolis, and later Byzantine Greek: Ἀρσινόη, romanized: Arsinoë.

Notable Places in the Area

The is a multi-purpose stadium located in Fayoum, .

is a public university located in the city of Faiyum in northern Egypt. is situated 1½ km northwest of Fayum.

Localities in the Area

is situated 3½ km southwest of Fayum. Photo: RolandUnger, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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