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___ Satellite View and Map of Sharm el-Sheikh (Sharm al-Shaykh), Egypt

Red Sea at Sharm el-Sheikh
Red Sea at Sharm el-Sheikh, Ras Mohammad, Egypt.
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About Sharm el-Sheikh

Satellite View is showing Sharm el-Sheikh, the resort town on the Red Sea in Egypt, it is located at the southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula, on the coast of the Red Sea.

Sharm El-Sheikh has become one of the most popular holiday destinations in Egypt, because of its natural resources, a year-round favorable climate, long stretches of natural beaches, and stunning underwater sceneries in warm waters.

City of Sharm el-Sheikh, Naama-Bay
Like home, everything you could have missed is there at Naama-Bay in Sharm el-Sheikh.
Image: David
Visitors can expect a modern nightlife that happens in and around restaurants, casinos, discos, and nightclubs. Sharm offers all the amenities of a tourist center including golf courses, swimming with dolphins, shopping malls, kite surfing, health facilities, scuba diving, the nearby Ras Mohammed National Park is a major diving destination.

Sharm has a population of about 35,000 people. Official language is Arabic, but like in any tourist-spot, many other languages are spoken (after a fashion).

In 2010 Sharm el-Sheikh lost some of its reputation as a save Scuba diving paradise because of several shark attacks on tourists.

In October 2015 the Russian chartered passenger Metrojet Flight 9268 departed from Sharm el-Sheikh International Airport en route to Pulkovo Airport, Saint Petersburg, crashed in northern Sinai. The possibility of a bomb being put on the plane at Sharm el-Sheikh airport, the UK was ordering their planes to stop serving the destination.

British Airways flights to Sharm el-Sheikh are cancelled until 14 January 2016 and Easyjet services to the Egyptian resort are suspended until at least 6 January 2016.

The Map shows a city map of Sharm el-Sheikh with main roads, and streets, as well as the location of Sharm el-Sheikh International Airport (IATA code: SSH).

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Local Time Sharm el-Sheikh:
Saturday-June-15  23:10  
Standard time zone is Eastern European Time (EET): UTC/GMT +2 hours
Egypt does not observe Daylight Saving Time (DST) since 2011
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Google Map: Searchable Map of the City of Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt.

City Coordinates: 27°51′N 34°16′E
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