Egyptian shooting permit issued from Faqous in 1943
|Governorate||Ash Sharqiyah Governorate|
|• Total||10.8 km2 (4.2 sq mi)|
|Elevation||13 m (43 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EST)|
|Area code(s)||2055397, 2055398, 2055394|
Faqus (Arabic : فاقوسFāqūs, Coptic : ⲕⲱⲥKōs) is a city in the Egyptian governorate of Ash Sharqiyah Governorate. Local attractions include ancient Egyptian monuments in Tell el-Dab'a, Qantir, and Omm Egrim.
Faqus is identical with the ancient city of Phacusa : ΦάκουσαPhákousa), which was the capital of the nome of Arabia. It was subsequently mentioned by the medieval geographers Qudama ibn Ja'far, Ibn Khordadbeh, Maqrizi, Istakhri, Ibn Hawqal, and al-Muqaddasi.(Ancient Greek
The 1885 Census of Egypt recorded Faqus as a nahiyah under the district of Sawaleh in Gharbia Governorate; at that time, the population of the town was 1,610 (836 men and 774 women).
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