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Endangered Heritage in Egypt


There are 4 sites in Egypt listed on the World Monuments Fund World Monuments Watch (2016, 2014, 2012, 2010 lists).

  1. Abusir el-Malek
  2. Bayt Al-Razzaz
  3. Old Mosque of Shali Fortress
  4. New Gourna Village

Additionally Abou Mena is listed on the List of World Heritage in Danger.

Wikimedia activity in Egypt


The Wikimedia Egypt chapter is in the discussion phase, there were Wiki Loves Monuments competitions in Egypt in 2012, 2013 and 2014.

Immovable cultural heritage management in Egypt


Policy decisions on access to public information


Legislations hindering the distribution of pictures in Egypt


There is freedom of panorama in Egypt.

Museums or archives that might be willing to make their digitized material available under a free license