Meroë

Meroë is an ancient city along the eastern bank of the Nile River in , approximately 200 km northeast of . The site is home to more than 200 Nubian pyramids in three separate groups.

Notable Places in the Area

Archaeological site
is an ancient city of ruins located in .

Tourist attraction
The are part of the larger group of Nubian pyramids, built at the time of the Kushite Kingdom over a period close to a millennium. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 1.0.

Meroë

Latitude
16.9378° or 16° 56' 16" north
Longitude
33.7101° or 33° 42' 36.3" east
Elevation
364 metres (1194 feet)
Geo­Names ID
370131

Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Meroë
  • Arabic: أهرامات مروي
  • Arabic: مروي
  • Asturian: Meroe
  • Avaric: Meroe
  • Azerbaijani: Meroe
  • Bashkir: Мероэ
  • Basque: Meroe
  • Belarusian: Мероэ
  • Breton: Meroe
  • Catalan: Meroe
  • Chinese: 麥羅埃
  • Chinese: 麦罗埃
  • Croatian: Meroe
  • Czech: Meroe
  • Danish: Meroë
  • Dutch: Meroe
  • Dutch: Meroë
  • English: Meroe
  • English: meroë
  • Esperanto: Meroe
  • Finnish: Meroë
  • French: Méroé
  • Galician: Meroë
  • Georgian: მეროე
  • German: Meroe
  • German: Meroë
  • Hebrew: מרואה
  • Hungarian: Meroé
  • Icelandic: Meróe
  • Indonesian: Meroë
  • Irish: Meroë
  • Italian: Meroe
  • Italian: Meroë
  • Japanese: メロエ
  • Korean: 메로에
  • Kotava: Meroe
  • Latvian: Meroe
  • Lithuanian: Meroė
  • Maithili: मेरोइ
  • Nepali: मेरोइ
  • Norwegian: Meroë
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Meroë
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Meroe
  • Occitan (post 1500): Meroe
  • Persian: مرواه
  • Polish: Meroe
  • Portuguese: Meroe
  • Portuguese: Meroé
  • Russian: Мероэ
  • Scots: Meroë
  • Serbian: Meroz
  • Serbo-Croatian: Meroe
  • Slovenian: Meroë
  • Somali: Meroe
  • Spanish: Meroe
  • Swahili: Meroë
  • Swedish: Meroë
  • Turkish: Meroe
  • Ukrainian: Мерое
  • Urdu: مرواہ
  • Vietnamese: Meroe
  • Merowe

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