Sharm El Sheikh

 
Sharm El Sheikh is on a promontory overlooking the Straits of Tiran at the mouth of the Gulf of Aqaba. Its strategic significance led to its transformation from a fishing village into a principal port and naval base for the Egyptian Navy. It was once conquered with the aid of Israel at some point of the Suez Crisis of 1956 and again to Egypt in 1957. A United Nations peacekeeping pressure used to be stationed there till the 1967 Six-Day War when it used to be reoccupied by means of Israel. Sharm El Sheikh remained beneath Israeli manage till the Sinai Peninsula used to be again to Egypt in 1982 after the Egypt–Israel Peace Treaty of 1979. Egypt's then-president Hosni Mubarak certain Sharm El Sheikh as The City of Peace in 1982 and the Egyptian authorities started out coverage of encouraging the improvement of the city. Foreign and Egyptian buyers contributed to constructing tasks inclusive of mosques and churches. The town is now a worldwide visitor destination, and environmental zoning legal guidelines restriction the peak of constructions to keep away from obscuring the herbal splendor of the surroundings.
 
Sharm El Sheikh

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