Luxor

Luxor is a city in and the capital of . The population of Luxor is 1,328,429, with an area of approximately 417 square kilometres.
Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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The is an archaeological locality in the hills immediately behind the of Luxor. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The of Luxor in is also the gateway to the amazing , and… Photo: MatthiasKabel, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The of Luxor is the central part of Luxor township, centred on the twin foci of the Temple of Luxor and the Temple of Karnak. Photo: Belmahdy, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
The Temple Complex, commonly known as , comprises a vast mix of decayed temples, chapels, pylons, and other buildings near Luxor, in . Photo: Kurohito, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Tourist attraction
The is a large Ancient Egyptian temple complex located on the east bank of the Nile River in the city today known as Luxor and was constructed approximately 1400 BCE. Photo: Ad Meskens, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Museum
is an archaeological museum in Luxor, . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Archaeological site
The of pharaoh Senusret I, also referred to as the Jubilee Chapel of Senusret I, was built during the Middle Kingdom of Egypt. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Village
is a necropolis near Luxor on the West Bank at , . Photo: RolandUnger, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Luxor

Latitude
25.7021° or 25° 42' 7.5" north
Longitude
32.6472° or 32° 38' 49.9" east
Open Location Code
7GQJPJ2W+RV
Population
451,000
IATA airport code
LXR
United Nations Location Code
EG LXR
Elevation
89 metres (292 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 1667671370
Geo­Names ID
360502
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Luqṣur
  • Arabic: Luxor
  • Arabic: أقصر
  • Arabic: اثار الاقصر
  • Arabic: الأقصر
  • Arabic: الاقصر
  • Arabic: مدينة الأقصر
  • Armenian: Լուքսոր
  • Basque: Luxor
  • Belarusian: Луксор
  • Belarusian: Люксор
  • Belarusian: Эль-Юксор
  • Bengali: লুক্সোর
  • Bengali: লোক্সো
  • Bulgarian: Луксор
  • Catalan: Al-Uksur
  • Catalan: Al-Uqsur
  • Catalan: Diòspolis Magna
  • Catalan: Luxor
  • Catalan: Thebai
  • Cebuano: Luxor
  • Chinese: Thebes
  • Chinese: 勒克索
  • Chinese: 勒克蘇
  • Chinese: 卢克什
  • Chinese: 卢克索
  • Chinese: 卢克索尔
  • Chinese: 樂蜀
  • Chinese: 盧克索
  • Chinese: 路克索
  • Croatian: Luksor
  • Croatian: Luxor
  • Czech: Luxor
  • Danish: Luxor
  • Dutch: Luxor
  • Egyptian Arabic: الأقصر
  • Egyptian Arabic: الاقصر
  • Egyptian Arabic: لؤصر
  • Egyptian Arabic: لقصر
  • Esperanto: Luksoro
  • Estonian: Luxor
  • Finnish: Al-Uqsur
  • Finnish: Luksor
  • Finnish: Luxor
  • French: Louksor
  • French: Louqsor
  • French: Louxor
  • French: Luxor
  • Galician: Luxor- الأقصر
  • Galician: Luxor
  • Georgian: ლუქსორი
  • German: Al-Uqsur
  • German: Luxor
  • Greek: Λούξορ
  • Gujarati: લક્સર
  • Hausa: Luxor
  • Hebrew: לוקסור
  • Hindi: लक्सर
  • Hungarian: Luxor
  • Indonesian: Luxor
  • Irish: Lucsar
  • Italian: Luxor
  • Japanese: ルクソル
  • Japanese: ルクソール
  • Javanese: Luxor
  • Kabyle: Luqṣur
  • Kalaallisut: Luxor
  • Kannada: ಲಕ್ಸಾರ್
  • Kirghiz: Луксор шаары
  • Korean: 룩소르
  • Kurdish: Lûksor
  • Latvian: Luksora
  • Lithuanian: Luksoras
  • Macedonian: Луксор
  • Malay: Luxor
  • Marathi: लुक्सोर
  • Mingrelian: ლუქსორი
  • Nepali: लुक्सर
  • Northern Luri: اقصر
  • Norwegian: Luxor
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Luxor
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Luxor
  • Occitan (post 1500): Loxòr
  • Panjabi: ਲਕਸਰ
  • Persian: اقصر
  • Persian: الاقصر
  • Polish: Al-Uksur
  • Polish: Luksor
  • Polish: Luxor
  • Portuguese: Luxor
  • Portuguese: Lúxor
  • Quechua: Al Uqsur
  • Quechua: Luxor
  • Romanian: Luxor
  • Russian: Луксор
  • Scots: Luxor
  • Serbian: Luksor
  • Serbian: Луксор
  • Serbian: الأقصر
  • Serbo-Croatian: Luksor
  • Serbo-Croatian: Luxor
  • Silesian: Luksor
  • Sinhala: ලක්සර්
  • Sinhala: ලක්සොර්
  • Slovak: Luxor
  • Slovenian: Luksor
  • South Azerbaijani: اقصر
  • Spanish: Al-Uqsur
  • Spanish: Al Uqsur
  • Spanish: Luxor
  • Spanish: Lúxor
  • Swahili: Luxor
  • Swedish: Al-Uqsur
  • Swedish: Al Uqsur
  • Swedish: Luxor
  • Tagalog: Al-Uqsur
  • Tagalog: Al-Uqṣur
  • Tagalog: Luxar
  • Tagalog: Luxer
  • Tagalog: Luxor
  • Tamil: அல்-உக்சுர்
  • Tamil: லக்சோர்
  • Tamil: லுஸோர்
  • Telugu: లగ్సర్
  • Thai: ลักซอร์
  • Turkish: El-Uksur
  • Turkish: Luksor
  • Twi: Luxor
  • Ukrainian: Луксор
  • Urdu: اقصر
  • Urdu: الاقصر
  • Uzbek: Luqsor
  • Vietnamese: Louxor
  • Vietnamese: Luxor
  • Waray (Philippines): Luxor
  • Welsh: Luxor
  • Western Panjabi: لکسر
  • Wu Chinese: 卢克索
  • Yue Chinese: 樂蜀
  • Zeeuws: Luxor
  • Al Uqsur (Luxor)
  • El-Aksur
  • El Aqsur
  • El Kusur
  • El Qusur
  • El Uqsor

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