- seaport in NE Egypt, on the Suez Canal
- N arm of the Red Sea: c. 180 mi (290 km) long
- strip of land connecting Asia & Africa, between the Mediterranean & the Gulf of Suez: narrowest point, 72 mi (116 km)
A city of northeast Egypt at the head of the Gulf of Suez and the southern terminus of the Suez Canal. It became a major port after the opening of the canal.