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Luxor is the premier travel destination in Upper and the Nile Valley. Although a relatively small town by Egyptian population standards, Luxor is quite extensive.

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The of in is also the gateway to the amazing , and …

The of is the central part of Luxor township, centred on the twin foci of the Temple of Luxor and the Temple of Karnak.

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The is an archaeological locality in the hills immediately behind the of .


The is an archaeological locality situated adjacent to Luxor's and contains a number of remarkable pharaonic burials additional to the main Valley.


  • Location:  , , ,
  • Population:  202,000
  • IATA airport code:  LXR
  • Latitude:  25° 41' 56.1" (25.6989°) north
  • Longitude:  32° 38' 31.6" (32.6421°) east
  • Elevation:  89 meters (292 feet)
  • Wikidata:  Luxor
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Luxor

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Arabic:  الأقصر Arabic:  الاقصر Armenian:  Լուքսոր Belarusian:  Горад Луксор Bulgarian:  Луксор Chinese:  樂蜀 Egyptian Arabic:  الاقصر Esperanto:  Luksoro French:  Louxor Galician:  Luxor- الأقصر Georgian:  ლუქსორი Greek:  Λούξορ Hebrew:  לוקסור Hindi:  लक्सर Irish:  Lucsar Japanese:  ルクソール Kirghiz:  Луксор шаары Korean:  룩소르 Latvian:  Luksora Lithuanian:  Luksoras Macedonian:  Луксор Marathi:  लुक्सोर Occitan:  Loxòr
Panjabi:  ਲਕਸਰ Persian:  اقصر Polish:  Luksor Quechua:  Al Uqsur Russian:  Луксор Serbian:  Луксор Slovenian:  Luksor Spanish:  Lúxor Tamil:  அல்-உக்சுர் Thai:  ลักซอร์ Turkish:  El-Uksur Ukrainian:  Луксор Urdu:  اقصر Western Panjabi:  لکسر Yue Chinese:  樂蜀 EGLXR El Aqsur El Kusur El Qusur El Uqsor El-Aksur Louksor Luqsor

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