History of the city
Tanis is one of the most important local centers in the city, was the capital of Ancient Egypt during the 21st-23rd dynasties and was a major city till the Roman era. The city consists of many Roman, Greek and Egyptian antiquities and had military importance, it being the main road for the invasion of the Hittites and was the key city for the dominance of the Nile Delta.
The city is approximately 1558.68 square kilometers and thus covers around 31% of the total area of the governorate, and is considered to be the biggest province.
- Website of the, Governorate of Sharqia. [ "Important city"].