Dikirnis

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Dikirnis
Dikirnis is located in Egypt
Dikirnis
Dikirnis
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
Governorate Dakahlia
Elevation 8 m (26 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 62,177
Time zone EST (UTC+2)
Area code(s) (+20) 50

Dikirnis (also spelled: 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 El Mansoura, the capital of Dakahlia.

Overview[edit]

Along with Mansoura and other northern cities, Dikirnis forms a part of the Dakahlia Governorate. The town is home to one of the oldest secondary schools in Egypt, Ali Mubarak School, which was built in 1911.

Climate[edit]

See also: Nile Delta

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

Climate data for Dikirnis
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)
30.9
(87.6)
28.2
(82.8)
24.4
(75.9)
19.7
(67.5)
26.08
(78.93)
Daily mean °C (°F) 12.5
(54.5)
13.4
(56.1)
15.6
(60.1)
18.9
(66)
22.8
(73)
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)
20.28
(68.49)
Average low °C (°F) 7.2
(45)
7.8
(46)
9.8
(49.6)
12.4
(54.3)
15.5
(59.9)
18.7
(65.7)
21.1
(70)
21
(70)
19.3
(66.7)
17.7
(63.9)
14.3
(57.7)
9.4
(48.9)
14.52
(58.14)
Precipitation mm (inches) 15
(0.59)
9
(0.35)
6
(0.24)
4
(0.16)
3
(0.12)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
5
(0.2)
8
(0.31)
11
(0.43)
61
(2.4)
Source: Climate-Data.org[1]

Villages[edit]

Location of Dekernes

Dekernes is the main city in Dekernes Markaz (Center). It is surrounded by many small villages which form a part of Dekernes Markaz 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
  • Meit Tareif
  • Meit Sudan
  • Meit Sewiyd
  • Meit Sharaf
  • Meit Fares

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Climate: Dekernes - Climate graph, Temperature graph, Climate table". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 13 August 2013. 

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