Sharm El-Sheikh



Sharm El Sheikh's major industry is foreign and domestic tourism, owing to its dramatic landscape, year-round dry climate with long hot summers and warm winters as well as long stretches of natural beaches.


Sharm El-Sheikh, a beautiful Egyptian city which is located on the southern part of the Sinai Peninsula. The city and holiday resort is an important center for the tourism industry in Egypt, drawing many global conferences and diplomatic agreements.


Sharm El-Sheikh is the administrative center of the South Sinai Governorate in Egypt, which includes the smaller coastal cities of Dahab and Nuweiba in addition to the interior mountainous regions, St. Catherine and Mount Sinai. The city and holiday resort is an important center of tourism in Egypt. It was known as Şarm-üş Şeyh during Ottoman rule, and as Ofira during the Israeli occupation of the Egyptian territory between 1967 and 1982. Among Egyptians and common visitors, the name of the city is commonly shortened to "Sharm", which is its common name in the Egyptian language.  The name is also seldom written as Sharm el-Cheikh, Sharm el-Sheik in English.

Sharm El Sheikh is located on a point overlooking the Strait of Tiran at the mouth of the Gulf of Aqaba. Its strategic importance led to its transformation from a fishing village to a major port and base B of the Egyptian Navy. Israel took control of it during the Suez crisis in 1956 and was returned to Egypt in 1957. The United Nations peacekeeping force was stationed there until the Six-Day War in 1967, then Israel regained control again. Sharm el-Sheikh remained under Israeli control until the Sinai Peninsula was returned to Egypt in 1982 after the peace treaty between Egypt and Israel in 1979

After Egypt was restored to Sinai in 1982, the Egyptian government presented an initiative to encourage the continued development of the city, which has now become a global tourist destination. Foreign investors, some of whom discovered the importance of the region during the Israeli occupation, participated in a series of mega construction projects. But the division of the laws of the areas now provides for the lack of height of buildings in Sharm el-Sheikh to avoid hiding the natural beauty of the ocean.

There are many things you can do to enjoy your unforgettable time in Sharm El Sheikh. The city is the home of the most magnificent landscape in the Sinai Peninsula and the Red Sea. You can spend the day enjoying the sunbathing in one of the best beaches in the world, exploring the local culture wandering in the old city, or hiking in Mount Sinai or starting a deep-sea adventure and discovering underwater treasures in many diving sites, especially in Ras Muhammad. There are also many historical treasures in the area such as the Monastery of Saint Catherine located at the foot of a mountain. Sinai

 

the main tourism in Sharm El Sheikh is based on tourists and foreign residents, due to its distinguished dry climate all year round with hot summers and warm winters in addition to wonderful natural beaches, clear waters and tranquility for most of the year and has become famous in many water sports, especially recreational diving and snorkeling. There is a great field for scientific tourism with a diversity of marine life types, as there are approximately 250 different coral reefs and 1,000 species of fish.
These natural resources, together with its proximity to European tourism markets, have stimulated the rapid growth of tourism that the region is currently experiencing. The total number of resorts increased from three in 1982 to ninety-one in 2000. Guest nights also increased in that period from sixteen thousand to 5.1 million. Companies that have been attracted to invest in this city include Hyatt Regency, Accor, Marriott, Le Méridien, Four Seasons, and Ritz-Carlton, with categories of three to five stars. In 2007, the area saw the opening of its first aqua park hotel resort. The four-star Aqua Blu Sharm Resort was built on the Ras Om El Seid, with an area of 133,905 square meters.

Life is considered in Sharm el-Sheikh modern and sophisticated. As it represents the local Bedouin culture a popular attraction. Ras Muhammed, located in the far south of the peninsula, has been developed as a national park, working to protect the region's wildlife as well as landscapes, beaches, and coral reefs. A number of international hotels and popular restaurants around the center of Sharm El Sheikh, known as Naama Bay, are gathering with green golf courses and other recreational facilities along the coast.


Sharm El Sheikh has become a unique place for divers from all over the world. It overlooks the Red Sea, which provides plenty of scenic and warm waters, which makes it an ideal spot for diving underwater. Visitors to Sharm El Sheikh can also experience a variety of water activities. Beach seekers find many activities such as diving, snorkeling, windsurfing, kitesurfing, para-sailing, boating, and canoeing.

Ras Mohamed is the most important national park in Egypt and one of the most famous diving sites in the world. It is located between the rich coral reefs of the Red Sea and the inland desert of Sinai, in the southernmost part of the Sinai Peninsula, where the waters of the Red Sea and the Gulf of Suez meet at the southern end of the Cape. Under the clear waters of the Red Sea, you'll find coral reefs teeming with aquatic life

Tiran Island is considered within the maritime borders of Saudi Arabia, which was run by Egypt in the past. However, it was formally relinquished to Saudi Arabia in accordance with the Saudi Border Agreement. Where the Egyptian parliament approved after the agreement and the Egyptian President ratified it on June 24, 2017

founded Sharm El Sheikh Medical Center for high pressure in 1993 (with a grant from the US Agency for International Development) by the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism, to help related diseases and diving complete the reputation of the region Cgtts full-service destination.

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