Talkha

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For the village in Iran, see Talkha, Iran.
Talkha
Talkha is located in Egypt
Talkha
Talkha
Location in Egypt
Coordinates: 31°03′17″N 31°22′32″E / 31.054735°N 31.375644°E / 31.054735; 31.375644Coordinates: 31°03′17″N 31°22′32″E / 31.054735°N 31.375644°E / 31.054735; 31.375644
Country  Egypt
Governorate Dakahlia
Elevation 18 m (59 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 92,084
Time zone EST (UTC+2)

Talkha (Egyptian Arabic: طلخا  pronounced [ˈtˤɑlxɑ]) is a city in Dakahlia Governorate, Egypt.

Talkha (right) and Mansoura (left)
Roads in Talkha
Railway bridge between Talkha and Mansoura

Placed on the west bank of the Damietta branch of the Nile, in the Delta region. Is about 120 km northeast of Cairo. Across from the city, on the opposite east bank of the Nile, is the town of Mansoura that forms agglomeration with Talkha.

Talkha has localities Old Market, El Maalamein, Ar Rouda, El Sharifa, El Muhandisin, Taksim Amru Yunis, Clubs, Fertilizers, Colony, Tunnel.

Climate[edit]

See also: Nile Delta

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

Climate data for Talkha
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 18.9
(66)
19.8
(67.6)
22.4
(72.3)
26.3
(79.3)
32
(90)
33
(91)
32.7
(90.9)
33.3
(91.9)
32
(90)
27.5
(81.5)
25
(77)
20.6
(69.1)
26.96
(80.55)
Daily mean °C (°F) 12.8
(55)
13.5
(56.3)
15.8
(60.4)
19.1
(66.4)
23.6
(74.5)
25.7
(78.3)
26.7
(80.1)
26.9
(80.4)
25.3
(77.5)
22.8
(73)
19.4
(66.9)
14.8
(58.6)
20.53
(68.95)
Average low °C (°F) 6.8
(44.2)
7.3
(45.1)
9.2
(48.6)
11.9
(53.4)
15.2
(59.4)
18.4
(65.1)
20.7
(69.3)
20.5
(68.9)
18.7
(65.7)
17
(63)
13.9
(57)
9.1
(48.4)
14.06
(57.34)
Precipitation mm (inches) 13
(0.51)
9
(0.35)
6
(0.24)
4
(0.16)
3
(0.12)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
4
(0.16)
7
(0.28)
11
(0.43)
57
(2.25)
Source: Climate-Data.org[1]

References[edit]

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