Memphis is the English name for the present-day site of one of the great ancient capital cities of . Although very little remains to be seen on the surface, Memphis features a great sculpture museum, in the Mit Rahina village some 24 km south of the modern Egyptian capital of .
Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.5.

Notable Places in the Area

The is a late 25th to mid 24th century BC pyramid complex built for the Fifth Dynasty pharaoh Djedkare Isesi. Photo: Didia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Archaeological site
The , or Step Pyramid, is an archaeological site in the necropolis, , northwest of the city of Memphis. is situated 4 km northwest of Memphis. Photo: Oltau, CC BY 3.0.

The is the pyramid complex built for the Egyptian pharaoh Pepi I of the Sixth Dynasty in the 24th or 23rd century BC. is situated 3½ km west of Memphis. Photo: R.F.Morgan, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The pyramid of Pharaoh Merenre was constructed for Merenre Nemtyemsaf I during the Sixth Dynasty of Egypt at 450 metres to the south-west of the and a similar distance to the pyramid of Djedkare. is situated 4 km west of Memphis. Photo: Wannabe Egyptologist, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is the name given both to a village 32 km to the south of the capital of and… Photo: Oltau, CC BY 3.0.

is a city in , .


29.8545° or 29° 51' 16.1" north
31.2551° or 31° 15' 18.5" east
20 metres (66 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
way 653703867
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Memphis
  • Arabic: Memphis, Ehipto
  • Arabic: ممفس
  • Arabic: ممفيس المصرية
  • Arabic: منف
  • Armenian: Մեմփիս
  • Asturian: Memphis
  • Asturian: Menfis
  • Azerbaijani: Memfis
  • Basque: Menfis
  • Belarusian: Горад Мемфіс
  • Belarusian: Мемфіс, Егіпет
  • Belarusian: Мемфіс
  • Belarusian: Мэмфіс (Эгіпет)
  • Belarusian: Мэмфіс
  • Bengali: মেমফিস, মিশর
  • Bengali: মেমফিস
  • Breton: Menfis
  • Bulgarian: Мемфис
  • Catalan: Memfis
  • Cebuano: Memphis
  • Chinese: 卜塔灵魂的所在
  • Chinese: 孟菲斯
  • Chinese: 孟非斯
  • Chinese: 普塔神灵之家
  • Church Slavic: Мємфь
  • Croatian: Memfis
  • Czech: Mennofer
  • Danish: Memphis
  • Dutch: Memphis
  • Egyptian Arabic: ممفيس
  • English: Hekaptah
  • English: Hut-ka-Ptah
  • English: Manf
  • English: Memphis, Egypt
  • Esperanto: Memfiso
  • Finnish: Memfis
  • French: Memphis
  • Galician: Menfis
  • Georgian: მემფისი
  • German: Memphis
  • Greek: Ανκ Ταουΐ
  • Greek: Μέμφις
  • Hausa: Memphis, Egypt
  • Hebrew: ממפיס
  • Hindi: मेम्फ़ीस
  • Hungarian: Memphisz
  • Icelandic: Memfis
  • Indonesian: Memphis, Mesir
  • Irish: Meimfís
  • Italian: Menfi
  • Japanese: メンフィス
  • Javanese: Memphis, Mesir
  • Kannada: ಮೆಂಫಿಸ್
  • Korean: 멤피스
  • Latin: Memphis
  • Latvian: Memfisa
  • Lithuanian: Memfis
  • Macedonian: Мемфис (Египет)
  • Malagasy: Memfisy
  • Malay: Memphis, Mesir
  • Malay: Memphis
  • Marathi: मेंफिस, इजिप्त
  • Marathi: मेंफिस
  • Norwegian: Memfis
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Memfis
  • Occitan (post 1500): Menfis
  • Panjabi: ਮਨਫ਼
  • Persian: ممفیس
  • Persian: منف
  • Polish: Memfis
  • Portuguese: Mênfis
  • Romanian: Memfis
  • Romanian: Memphis, Egipt
  • Romanian: Memphis
  • Russian: Мемфис
  • Scots: Memphis, Egyp
  • Scots: Memphis
  • Serbian: Мемфис
  • Serbo-Croatian: Memfis
  • Slovak: Memfis
  • Slovak: Mennofer
  • Slovenian: Memfis, Egipt
  • Slovenian: Memfis
  • Spanish: Menfis
  • Swahili: Memphis, Misri
  • Swedish: Memfis
  • Tagalog: Memphis, Ehipto
  • Tamil: மெம்பிசு, எகிப்து
  • Tamil: மெம்பிசு
  • Thai: เมมฟิส
  • Turkish: Memfis
  • Turkish: Memphis, Mısır
  • Ukrainian: Мемфіс
  • Urdu: ممفس، مصر
  • Urdu: منف
  • Uzbek: Memfis
  • Vietnamese: Memphis
  • Vietnamese: Mạnh Phỉ Ti
  • Vietnamese: Mạnh Phỉ Tư
  • Waray (Philippines): Memphis
  • Welsh: Memphis
  • Western Armenian: Մեմփիս
  • Wu Chinese: 孟菲斯 (埃及)
  • Yue Chinese: 孟非斯 (埃及)
  • Mit-Rahineh
  • Mit Rahina

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