Abu Hummus

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Abu Hummus
أبو حمص
Abu Hummus is located in Egypt
Abu Hummus
Abu Hummus
Location in Egypt
Coordinates: 31°06′02″N 30°18′36″E / 31.100643°N 30.310063°E / 31.100643; 30.310063Coordinates: 31°06′02″N 30°18′36″E / 31.100643°N 30.310063°E / 31.100643; 30.310063
Country  Egypt
Governorate Beheira Governorate
Time zone EST (UTC+2)

Abu Hummus, also Abu Humus, Abu Hommos, Abu Homos,[1] Abou Homs (Arabic: أبو حمص‎) is a town in Beheira Governorate, Egypt, an administrative center of markaz Abu Hummus.

It is named after a sheikh who was born and buried here. Abu Hummus spans between the Cairo-Alexandria Agricultural Road and the El-Mahmoudeya Canal.[2]


Population of the markaz Abu Hummus was estimated 348,000 in 2007.[1] The markaz if known as the place of the famous Nakhla meteorite.