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

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

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.

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  • 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 Q130514

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