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Downstream view of the eastern cliffs behind Amarna, as the river swings past them to the left.


Amarna (Tell el-Amarna) is located on the east bank of the Nile, in the province of El-Minia. The city of El-Minia is 58 kms (36 miles) to the north, Cairo is 312 kms (194 miles) to the north, Asyut is 75 kms (47 miles) to the south, Luxor is 402 kms (250 miles) to the south (approximate road distances).


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