List of lighthouses in Egypt

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This is a list of lighthouses in Egypt, which are located along both the Mediterranean and Red Sea coastlines of this North African country. The list includes active maritime lighthouses that are named landfall lights, or that have a range of at least fifteen nautical miles. The Admiralty number is that used in Admiralty List of Lights and Fog Signals Light List.[1]

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Lighthouses[edit]

Ras Umm Sidd (Sharm el-Sheikh)
Name Location
Coordinates
Waterbody Year
built
Tower Height Focal Height Range
nmi
Admiralty
number
Ashrafi Juzur Red Sea Governorate
27°47′24″N 33°42′24″E / 27.79°N 33.7067°E / 27.79; 33.7067 (Ashrafi Juzur)
Red Sea 1940 26 m (85 ft) 38 m (125 ft) 17 nmi (31 km) D 7296.74
Ayn Sukhnah Ain Sukhna
29°36′06″N 32°20′30″E / 29.6017°N 32.3417°E / 29.6017; 32.3417 (Ayn Sukhnah)
Red Sea 2008 39 m (128 ft) 44 m (144 ft) 22 nmi (41 km) D 7297.05
Birket Misallat Suez
29°54′24″N 32°35′36″E / 29.9067°N 32.5933°E / 29.9067; 32.5933 (Birket Misallat)
Red Sea Unknown 39 m (128 ft) 42 m (138 ft) 18 nmi (33 km) D 7297.28
Bluff Point Red Sea Governorate
27°40′48″N 33°48′24″E / 27.68°N 33.8067°E / 27.68; 33.8067 (Bluff Point)
Red Sea Unknown 10 m (33 ft) 24 m (79 ft) 15 nmi (28 km) D 7296.72
Brothers Islands Lighthouse The Brothers, Egypt
26°18′36″N 34°50′42″E / 26.31°N 34.845°E / 26.31; 34.845 (Brothers Islands Lighthouse)
Red Sea 1883 31 m (102 ft) 36 m (118 ft) 17 nmi (31 km) D 7296.2
Burullus Baltim
31°36′N 31°05′E / 31.6°N 31.08°E / 31.6; 31.08 (Burullus)
Mediterranean 1992 39 m (128 ft) 47 m (154 ft) 20 nmi (37 km) E 6162
Daedalus Reef Daedalus Reef
24°55′24″N 35°51′30″E / 24.9233°N 35.8583°E / 24.9233; 35.8583 (Daedalus Reef)
Red Sea 1931 30 m (98 ft) 30 m (98 ft) 15 nmi (28 km) D 7296.1
Dahab Dahab
28°30′N 34°31′E / 28.5°N 34.52°E / 28.5; 34.52 (Dahab)
Red Sea Unknown 10 m (33 ft) 20 m (66 ft) 15 nmi (28 km) D 7297.77
Damietta Damietta
31°31′24″N 31°50′54″E / 31.5233°N 31.8483°E / 31.5233; 31.8483 (Damietta)
Mediterranean 1992 39 m (128 ft) 47 m (154 ft) 20 nmi (37 km) E 6156
El Agami Agami
31°08′54″N 29°47′12″E / 31.1483°N 29.7867°E / 31.1483; 29.7867 (El Agami)
Mediterranean Unknown 14 m (46 ft) 17 m (56 ft) 15 nmi (28 km) E 6173.50
El Arish Arish
31°08′42″N 33°48′54″E / 31.145°N 33.815°E / 31.145; 33.815 (El Arish)
Mediterranean 1997 20 m (66 ft) 39 m (128 ft) 18 nmi (33 km) E 5973
El Bahar Tower Port Fuad
31°18′06″N 32°21′36″E / 31.3017°N 32.36°E / 31.3017; 32.36 (El Bahar Tower)
Mediterranean 2008 42 m (138 ft) 42 m (138 ft) 15 nmi (28 km) E 5978.60
El Dikheila Range Rear Agami
31°08′00″N 29°48′42″E / 31.1333°N 29.8117°E / 31.1333; 29.8117 (El Dikheila Range Rear)
Mediterranean Unknown 27 m (89 ft) 31 m (102 ft) 17 nmi (31 km) E 6191.10
El Ghardaqa Range Front Hurghada
27°12′18″N 33°50′30″E / 27.205°N 33.8417°E / 27.205; 33.8417 (El Ghardaqa Range Front)
Red Sea Unknown 18 m (59 ft) 76 m (249 ft) 18 nmi (33 km) D 7296.521
El Ghardaqa Range Rear Hurghada
27°12′30″N 33°50′30″E / 27.2083°N 33.8417°E / 27.2083; 33.8417 (El Ghardaqa Range Rear)
Red Sea Unknown 15 m (49 ft) 55 m (180 ft) 18 nmi (33 km) D 7296.52
El Mallaha Ras Gharib
28°14′48″N 33°09′36″E / 28.2467°N 33.16°E / 28.2467; 33.16 (El Mallaha)
Red Sea Unknown 10 m (33 ft) 12 m (39 ft) 15 nmi (28 km) D 7296.85
Enterprise Passage Straits of Tiran
27°58′48″N 34°26′12″E / 27.98°N 34.4367°E / 27.98; 34.4367 (Enterprise Passage)
Red Sea Unknown 10 m (33 ft) 13 m (43 ft) 15 nmi (28 km) D 7297.67
False Ras Gharib Ras Gharib
28°30′54″N 32°57′36″E / 28.515°N 32.96°E / 28.515; 32.96 (False Ras Gharib)
Red Sea Unknown 10 m (33 ft) 11 m (36 ft) 15 nmi (28 km) D 7296.97
Giftun el-Saghir Hurghada
27°11′54″N 33°59′00″E / 27.1983°N 33.9833°E / 27.1983; 33.9833 (Giftun el-Saghir)
Red Sea Unknown 25 m (82 ft) 31 m (102 ft) 16 nmi (30 km) D 7296.5
Great Pass Beacon Alexandria
31°10′00″N 29°48′30″E / 31.1667°N 29.8083°E / 31.1667; 29.8083 (Great Pass Beacon)
Mediterranean Unknown 21 m (69 ft) 21 m (69 ft) 16 nmi (30 km) E 6174
Jazirat Shakir Shadwan
27°27′00″N 34°02′12″E / 27.45°N 34.0367°E / 27.45; 34.0367 (Jazirat Shakir)
Red Sea 1889 20 m (66 ft) 37 m (121 ft) 22 nmi (41 km) D 7296.7
Lahata Suez
29°40′24″N 32°41′12″E / 29.6733°N 32.6867°E / 29.6733; 32.6867 (Lahata)
Red Sea Unknown 39 m (128 ft) 47 m (154 ft) 18 nmi (33 km) D 7297.31
Nuweibah Nuweiba
29°01′42″N 34°39′12″E / 29.0283°N 34.6533°E / 29.0283; 34.6533 (Nuweibah)
Red Sea Unknown 10 m (33 ft) 46 m (151 ft) 15 nmi (28 km) D 7297.79
Port Said Lighthouse Port Said
31°16′18″N 32°17′36″E / 31.2717°N 32.2933°E / 31.2717; 32.2933 (Port Said Lighthouse)
Mediterranean 1869/1997 39 m (128 ft) 47 m (154 ft) 20 nmi (37 km) E 5978.20
Qad Ibn Haddan Ras Muhammad
27°48′12″N 34°06′00″E / 27.8033°N 34.1°E / 27.8033; 34.1 (Qad Ibn Haddan)
Red Sea 1987 39 m (128 ft) 47 m (154 ft) 22 nmi (41 km) D 7296.725
Qadd el Tawila Suez
29°47′48″N 32°38′24″E / 29.7967°N 32.64°E / 29.7967; 32.64 (Qadd el Tawila)
Red Sea Unknown 39 m (128 ft) 47 m (154 ft) 18 nmi (33 km) D 7297.3
Ras Abu Darag Red Sea Governorate
29°22′48″N 32°33′48″E / 29.38°N 32.5633°E / 29.38; 32.5633 (Ras Abu Darag)
Red Sea 1926 30 m (98 ft) 50 m (164 ft) 19 nmi (35 km) D 7297.01
Ras Abu Sawmah Safaga
26°51′06″N 34°00′06″E / 26.8517°N 34.0017°E / 26.8517; 34.0017 (Ras Abu Sawmah)
Red Sea Unknown 28 m (92 ft) 30 m (98 ft) 16 nmi (30 km) D 7296.4
Ras Dib Red Sea Governorate
28°01′48″N 33°24′54″E / 28.03°N 33.415°E / 28.03; 33.415 (Ras Dib)
Red Sea Unknown 10 m (33 ft) 45 m (148 ft) 15 nmi (28 km) D 7296.78
Ras el Shaqiq Sidi Abdel Rahman
30°57′18″N 28°49′42″E / 30.955°N 28.8283°E / 30.955; 28.8283 (Ras el Shaqiq)
Mediterranean 1987 15 m (49 ft) 47 m (154 ft) 20 nmi (37 km) E 6193
Ras el-Tin Alexandria
31°11′42″N 29°51′42″E / 31.195°N 29.8617°E / 31.195; 29.8617 (Ras el-Tin)
Mediterranean 1848 55 m (180 ft) 52 m (171 ft) 21 nmi (39 km) E 6173
Ras Gharib Ras Gharib
28°21′06″N 33°06′36″E / 28.3517°N 33.11°E / 28.3517; 33.11 (Ras Gharib)
Red Sea 1987 39 m (128 ft) 46 m (151 ft) 22 nmi (41 km) D 7296.95
Ras Muhaggara Suez
29°49′N 32°28′E / 29.81°N 32.47°E / 29.81; 32.47 (Ras Muhaggara)
Red Sea Unknown 39 m (128 ft) 43 m (141 ft) 18 nmi (33 km) D 7297.09
Ras Muhammad Ras Muhammad
27°43′36″N 34°14′54″E / 27.7267°N 34.2483°E / 27.7267; 34.2483 (Ras Muhammad)
Red Sea Unknown 10 m (33 ft) 15 m (49 ft) 15 nmi (28 km) D 7296.724
Ras Ruahmi Ras Gharib
28°43′12″N 32°49′24″E / 28.72°N 32.8233°E / 28.72; 32.8233 (Ras Ruahmi)
Red Sea Unknown 24 m (79 ft) 22 m (72 ft) 15 nmi (28 km) D 7296.98
Ras Shukier Ras Gharib
28°07′54″N 33°16′30″E / 28.1317°N 33.275°E / 28.1317; 33.275 (Ras Shukier)
Red Sea Unknown 17 m (56 ft) 85 m (279 ft) 22 nmi (41 km) D 7296.8
Ras Umm Sidd Sharm el-Sheikh
27°51′00″N 34°18′48″E / 27.85°N 34.3133°E / 27.85; 34.3133 (Ras Umm Sidd)
Red Sea 1987 17 m (56 ft) 45 m (148 ft) 22 nmi (41 km) D 7297.62
Ras Zafarana Red Sea Governorate
29°06′42″N 32°39′54″E / 29.1117°N 32.665°E / 29.1117; 32.665 (Ras Zafarana)
Red Sea 1862 25 m (82 ft) 25 m (82 ft) 17 nmi (31 km) D 7297
Ras Zeit Red Sea Governorate
27°57′N 33°31′E / 27.95°N 33.51°E / 27.95; 33.51 (Ras Zeit)
Red Sea Unknown 10 m (33 ft) 28 m (92 ft) 15 nmi (28 km) D 7296.77
Raschid Rosetta
31°26′36″N 30°25′48″E / 31.4433°N 30.43°E / 31.4433; 30.43 (Raschid)
Mediterranean 1991 15 m (49 ft) 47 m (154 ft) 20 nmi (37 km) E 6166
Siyal Island Siyal Islands
27°34′N 33°53′E / 27.56°N 33.88°E / 27.56; 33.88 (Siyul Island)
Red Sea Unknown 10 m (33 ft) 15 m (49 ft) 15 nmi (28 km) D 7296.65
Umm El-Kiman Red Sea Governorate
27°49′36″N 33°34′54″E / 27.8267°N 33.5817°E / 27.8267; 33.5817 (Umm El-Kiman)
Red Sea Unknown 10 m (33 ft) 24 m (79 ft) 15 nmi (28 km) D 7296.75
Umm Qamar Hurghada
27°21′30″N 33°54′30″E / 27.3583°N 33.9083°E / 27.3583; 33.9083 (Umm Qamar)
Red Sea Unknown 12 m (39 ft) 24 m (79 ft) 15 nmi (28 km) D 7296.58

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rowlett, Russ. "Lighthouses of Egypt". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved 1 September 2016.

External links[edit]

Rowlett, Russ. "The Lighthouse Directory". University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.