The Sinai Peninsula in Egypt

The city of Sharm El Sheikh, the city of peace

Sharm el sheikh city

Sharm El-Sheikh or the City of Peace is an Egyptian tourist city located at the confluence of the Gulfs of Aqaba and Suez on the Red Sea coast specifically, with an area of ​​approximately 480 km². Tourist attractions frequented by visitors from all over the world, and what distinguishes it most is that it contains one of the world’s diving centers that attracts diving enthusiasts from all over the world. It also contains an international airport, and in front of its coast are the islands of Tiran and Sanafir. Among the most important areas of Sharm El-Sheikh: Ras Nasrani, Ras Umm Sid, Ras Jamila, Ras Church, Sharm El-Mayh, and Nakhlat El-Tablel, in addition to the Ras Mohammed Reserve located in the south of the city, as well as the Nabq Reserve between it and Dahab, and this city contains more than 200 hotels And a tourist resort, in addition to restaurants, cafes, commercial markets, entertainment cities, nightclubs, and casinos, and in this article we will talk about the city of Sharm El-Sheikh.

The history of the city of Sharm el-Sheikh

This city was built in 1968 AD, and was known as the City of Peace. Later, this city developed rapidly until it became one of the most famous tourist cities in Sinai and the world. In addition, it is considered one of the four most beautiful cities in the world, according to a classification conducted in 2005 AD. And this city has transformed into modern systems in terms of construction, entertainment, security, and hotel services, which qualified it to win the UNESCO prize for being selected among the five best cities for peace in the world among the 400 global cities nominated for this title.

The geography of the city of Sharm el-Sheikh

The most distinctive feature of this city is its geographical location, which links the two continents of Asia and Africa, at the head of the Sinai Peninsula triangle at the head of the Red Sea, between the Gulfs of Suez and Aqaba, which enabled it to provide a distinct natural and climatic environment that made it one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

Tourist bays in Sharm El Sheikh

Naama Bay

It is a bay located at the confluence of the continents of Asia and Africa in the heart of Sharm El-Sheikh in particular, and is considered one of the most attractive areas for tourists. Because it contains many environmental and tourist features, such as: the waters of the Red Sea rich in coral reefs, in addition to the soft sand and warm weather throughout the year. This bay provides many activities for tourists, the most important of which are: swimming with colorful fish, watching coral reefs through glass boats, in addition to diving and sailing boats, as well as water skiing. Naama Bay contains a group of streets bearing the names of Arab leaders and kings, In addition to restaurants, cafes, commercial markets, hotel chains, and international resorts.

Shark Bay

It is one of the areas located in Sharm El Sheikh, known for its beautiful landscapes and world-famous tourist resorts.