El Hawamdeya

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El Hawamdeya (Arabic: الحوامدية‎‎  Egyptian Arabic pronunciation: [el.ħæwæmˈdejjæ]) is a city in the Giza Governorate of Egypt.

Successive census results indicate a considerable steady rise in its population - 73,298 in 1986, 91,732 in 1996, 109,468 in and 113,128 (estimated) in 2008.

Climate[edit]

Köppen-Geiger climate classification system classifies its climate as hot desert (BWh).

Climate data for El Hawamdeya
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 19.5
(67.1)
21.1
(70)
24.5
(76.1)
29
(84)
33
(91)
35.3
(95.5)
35.5
(95.9)
35.2
(95.4)
32.9
(91.2)
30.6
(87.1)
25.9
(78.6)
21.4
(70.5)
28.66
(83.53)
Daily mean °C (°F) 13.5
(56.3)
14.5
(58.1)
17.6
(63.7)
21.1
(70)
24.9
(76.8)
27.6
(81.7)
28.4
(83.1)
28.3
(82.9)
26.3
(79.3)
24
(75)
19.9
(67.8)
15.5
(59.9)
21.8
(71.22)
Average low °C (°F) 7.6
(45.7)
8
(46)
10.8
(51.4)
13.3
(55.9)
16.9
(62.4)
20
(68)
21.3
(70.3)
21.4
(70.5)
19.7
(67.5)
17.5
(63.5)
13.9
(57)
9.6
(49.3)
15
(58.96)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 4
(0.16)
3
(0.12)
2
(0.08)
1
(0.04)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
2
(0.08)
4
(0.16)
16
(0.64)
Source: Climate-Data.org[1]

Location[edit]

El Hawamdeya lies in the south of the Giza Governorate and overlooks the Nile river.

Education[edit]

There are several schools in the city:

  • Omar Ibn El Khatab language school
  • El Hawamdeya Primary School
  • Arab El Saha School
  • El Hawamdeya Preparatory School
  • Mona El Amir Primary School
  • El Hawamdeya Secondary School
  • Zikry Idris Primary School
  • El Sheikh Etman Primary School
  • Al Azhary Religious Institute (boys)
  • Al Azhary Religious Institute (girls)


Religion[edit]

Islam[edit]

The city houses several mosques, including;

  • Mohammed Ahmed Abd El Salam Mosque (El Gomhoriah St.)
  • Ashab El Yameen Mosque (Saad Zagloul St.)

Christianity[edit]

The city contains one of the oldest churches in Egypt; Church of Prince Tadros El Shabaty.

Clubs[edit]

  • El Saha El Shabeya
  • Sherket El Sokar
  • Om Khanan
  • El Sheikh Othman
  • Markaz Shabab Mona El Amir

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Climate: Al Hawamdiya - Climate graph, Temperature graph, Climate table". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 14 August 2013. 


Coordinates: 29°53′52″N 31°15′51″E / 29.89778°N 31.26417°E / 29.89778; 31.26417