The Sinai Peninsula, often shortened to Sinai is the easternmost part of between the Mediterranean and the Gulfs of Suez and Aqaba, both forks of the Red Sea.

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is a town in , located some 85 km north of on the Gulf of Aqaba, near the southern tip of .

is in the middle of the Peninsula, and rises 2,285 metres above sea level.

is a well-known port and resort town at the southern tip of the Peninsula in , popular with package holiday makers and divers.


is on the eastern coast of 's , 70 km south of and 180 km north of , and only 120 km from .

, in the eastern peninsula of , marks the location of the southern border crossing between and , servicing travellers coming into Egypt and the Sinai via .

is a town on the , .


  • Type:  desert
  • Location:  , ,
  • Population:  597,000
  • Latitude of center:  29° 30' (29.5°) north
  • Longitude of center:  34° east
  • Elevation:  730 meters (2,395 feet)
  • Wikidata:  Sinai
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Sinai Peninsula

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Spanish:  El Sinaí Spanish:  Península del Sinaí Spanish:  Sinaí Shibh Gezîret Sînâ’ Shibh Jazīrat Sīnā’ Sina Sinaitic Peninsula

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