Tennis, Egypt

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This article is about the Ancient Egyptian settlement. For the sport in Egypt, see Egyptian Tennis Federation.
Tennis
Tennis is located in Egypt
Tennis
Tennis
Location in Egypt
Coordinates: 31°12′N 32°14′E / 31.200°N 32.233°E / 31.200; 32.233Coordinates: 31°12′N 32°14′E / 31.200°N 32.233°E / 31.200; 32.233
Country  Egypt
Governorate Port Said
Time zone EST (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) +3 (UTC)

Tennis or Tinnis was an ancient city in Egypt. Its modern territory is situated at 31°12′N 32°14′E / 31.200°N 32.233°E / 31.200; 32.233, on an island in Manzala Lake, southwest of Port Said.

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The city was founded by migrants from Tanis, after whom the city was named. Tennis was an important port, exporting agricultural products of Egypt, particularly textiles, throughout the Middle East.

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