Eastern Desert

Range TypeMiscellaneous physical or political Feature
Highest PointJebel Erba (2217 m/7274 ft)
CountriesSudan (61%), Egypt (39%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesAl Bahr Al Ahmar (31%), Aswān (2%), As Suways (1%), Ash Sharqīyah (1%), Al Jīzah (1%), Ad Daqahlīyah (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area566,841 sq km / 218,857 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent1,935 km / 1,202 mi North-South
794 km / 493 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long23° 53' N; 34° 0' E
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Eastern Desert.
Sahara Desert RangesLevel 2 (Parent)
         Western Sahara DesertLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Central Sahara DesertLevel 3 (Sibling)
         TibestiLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Libyan DesertLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Eastern DesertLevel 3

Major Peaks of the Eastern Desert

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Jebel Erba22177274 
2.Jabal Oda21607087 
3.Jabal Shaib al Banat20876847 
4.Jebel Hamata19616434 
5.Gebel Amm Anad17825846 
6.Jebel Kuror12404068 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

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