El-Maragha

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El-Maragha
El-Maragha is located in Egypt
El-Maragha
El-Maragha
Location in Egypt
Coordinates: 26°42′N 31°36′E / 26.700°N 31.600°E / 26.700; 31.600
Country  Egypt
Governorate Sohag
Time zone EST (UTC+2)

El-Maragha is a city in the Sohag Governorate in Upper Egypt. It is located on the west bank of the Nile. El-Maragha witnessed many historical events; the most prominent one is the battle of Barrod in which the French army was defeated to the ground.

Coordinates: 26°42′N 31°36′E / 26.700°N 31.600°E / 26.700; 31.600