Mount Catherine

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Mount Catherine
Gabal Katrîne
Mount of Saint Catherine.jpg
Highest point
Elevation 2,629 m (8,625 ft) [1]
Prominence 2,404 m (7,887 ft) [1]
Listing Country high point
Coordinates 28°30′42″N 33°57′09″E / 28.51167°N 33.95250°E / 28.51167; 33.95250Coordinates: 28°30′42″N 33°57′09″E / 28.51167°N 33.95250°E / 28.51167; 33.95250
Mount Catherine is located in Egypt
Mount Catherine
Mount Catherine
Location of Mount Catherine in Egypt
Location Sinai Peninsula, Egypt

Mount Catherine (Arabic: جبل كاثرين‎‎), locally known as Gabal Katrîne, is the highest mountain in Egypt. It is located near the city of Saint Catherine in the South Sinai Governorate.

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  1. ^ a b c "Africa Ultra-Prominences" Note: An elevation from an older survey (2,642m) is sometimes given. A more recent survey measured the peak at 2,629m.[1] Retrieved 2012-09-30.

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