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 , 85 km north of on the Gulf of Aqaba, near the southern tip of .

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

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

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 .

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  • Type: desert
  • Location: , ,
  • Population: 597,000
  • Latitude of center: 29° 30' (29.5°) north
  • Longitude of center: 34° east
  • Elevation: 730 meters (2395 feet)
  • Wikidata: Sinai
  • Wikimedia Commons: Sinai Peninsula

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Other Names for Sinai

French: Sinaï, German: Sinai, Italian: Sinai, Portuguese: Sinai, Spanish: El Sinaí, Spanish: Península del Sinaí, Spanish: Sinaí, Shibh Gezîret Sînâ’, Shibh Jazīrat Sīnā’, Sina, Sinaitic Peninsula
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