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Siwa Oasis is located nearly 50 km east of the Libyan border and 560 km from Cairo. It is located in a deep depression that reaches below sea level, to about −19 metres. It is surrounded by desert landscape and jagged sandstone hills.

 

France 2017  Siwa Oasis stamp

France 2017, Siwa Oasis.

The picture is taken from the dam in front of the Taziry Ecolodge in Siwa (29°13'0.72"N 25°25'23.18"E). The Bungalows of the holiday resort are behind the lettering and can slightly be seen reflecting in the water. If the hill behind the resort is named is not known.


The stamp was issued in the series "Reflets - Paysages du Monde".

 

 

 

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