Neighborhood of south Desouk · A statue of Ramesses II with Goddess Sekhmet.
Presidency of Desouk City · Desouk old bridge (1897).
|Nickname(s): Bride of the Nile|
|• President||Mahmoud Zaghloul (Acting President)|
|Time zone||EST (UTC+2)|
|ZIP code||33611 – 33612|
|Area code(s)||+2 047|
|Website||Presidency of Desouk City|
Desouk (Arabic: دسوق Disūq, Egyptian Arabic pronunciation: [dɪˈsuːʔ]) is a city in northern Egypt. Located 80 km east of Alexandria, it belongs to Kafr el-Sheikh Governorate and had a population of 129,604 inhabitants as of 2009.
Desouk is a member of the Organization of Islamic Capitals and Cities, because there are important Islamic shrines in the city, like The tomb of Saint "Ibrahim El-Desouki" (13th century) is located in the great mosque in the centre of Desouk. His descendants live in Desouk, Alexandria, Cairo, and many live in the UK and USA.
Desouk lies on the Nile, on the eastern banks of the Rosetta branch, where there are only two bridges to enter the city.
See also 
- Desouk SC
- Desouk Stadium
- Kafr el-Sheikh
- Kafr el-Sheikh Governorate
- Desouk Bridge
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