Dekernes

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Dekernes

دكرنس
town
Dekernes is located in Egypt
Dekernes
Dekernes
Location in Egypt
Coordinates: 31°5′18″N 31°35′49″E / 31.08833°N 31.59694°E / 31.08833; 31.59694Coordinates: 31°5′18″N 31°35′49″E / 31.08833°N 31.59694°E / 31.08833; 31.59694
Country Egypt
GovernorateDakahlia
Elevation
8 m (26 ft)
Population
(2012)
 • Total62,177
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
Area code(s)(+20) 50

Dekernes (Egyptian Arabic: دكرنس‎, pronounced [deˈkeɾnes]) is a town in the center of the Dakahlia Governorate of Egypt. It is situated about 20 km east of Mansoura, the capital of Dakahlia.

Etymology[edit]

Education[edit]

The town is home to one of the oldest High schools in Egypt, Ali Mubarak School, which was built in 1911.[citation needed]

Climate[edit]

Dekernes is classified by Köppen-Geiger climate classification system as hot desert (BWh).

Climate data for Dekernes
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 17.9
(64.2)
19
(66)
21.5
(70.7)
25.4
(77.7)
30.1
(86.2)
31.7
(89.1)
31.9
(89.4)
32.2
(90.0)
30.9
(87.6)
28.2
(82.8)
24.4
(75.9)
19.7
(67.5)
26.1
(78.9)
Daily mean °C (°F) 12.5
(54.5)
13.4
(56.1)
15.6
(60.1)
18.9
(66.0)
22.8
(73.0)
25.2
(77.4)
26.5
(79.7)
26.6
(79.9)
25.1
(77.2)
22.9
(73.2)
19.3
(66.7)
14.5
(58.1)
20.3
(68.5)
Average low °C (°F) 7.2
(45.0)
7.8
(46.0)
9.8
(49.6)
12.4
(54.3)
15.5
(59.9)
18.7
(65.7)
21.1
(70.0)
21
(70)
19.3
(66.7)
17.7
(63.9)
14.3
(57.7)
9.4
(48.9)
14.5
(58.1)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 15
(0.6)
9
(0.4)
6
(0.2)
4
(0.2)
3
(0.1)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
5
(0.2)
8
(0.3)
11
(0.4)
61
(2.4)
Source: Climate-Data.org[1]

Villages[edit]

Location of Dekernes

Location of Dekernes

Dekernes is the main city in markaz Dekernes, it is surrounded by many small villages which form a part of markaz Dekernes such as:

Local unit of Demouh:

  • Demouh
  • El Qibab El Kubra
  • El Qibab El Sughra
  • Kafr El Qibab
  • El Gazeera
  • Meit Dhafer
  • El Mersaah
  • Kafr Abdel Mo'men

Local unit of Demeshalt:

  • Demeshalt
  • Meit El Nahhal
  • Kafr El Baz

Local unit of Negeir:

  • Negeir
  • El Qalyubiya
  • El Azazna
  • Kafr Abu Nasser

Others:

  • El Mahmoudiya
  • Manshat Abdel-Rahman
  • Ashmun El Rumman (According to Gauthier, the original village name was "Chemoun Erman", a Coptic name, from which today's name is derived[2])
  • Mit Tareif
  • Mit Sudan
  • Mit Sewiyd
  • Mit Sharaf
  • Mit Fares

Notable people[edit]

Projects[edit]

In 2018 money was earmarked by the Egyptian Government for infrastructure projects in Dekernes.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Climate: Dekernes - Climate graph, Temperature graph, Climate table". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 13 August 2013.
  2. ^ Bulletin de l'Institut d'Égypte (in Arabic). l'Institut français d'archeologie orientale. 1971-01-01.
  3. ^ "وفاة الفنان سامى العدل". today.almasryalyoum.com. Retrieved 2018-12-01.
  4. ^ "Egypt to carry out $550mln sanitary project". Thomson Reuters Projects MENA. Mubasher.