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Overview of Hurghada

Hurghada is a popular tourist destination located on the western coast of the Red Sea in Egypt [1]. The city stretches for about 36 kilometers along the seashore, but does not extend far into the surrounding desert [2]. It is situated on longitude 33 and latitude 27.2578 [3]. Hurghada is a world-class tourist center with modern, well-equipped hotels and resorts [4]. The city is divided into three main areas: El Ahia and El Helal in the northern part, El Dahar in the old town, and Sakala in the city center [1]. According to the latest population data in 2012, Hurghada has a population of 261,700 [5]. The female population in Hurghada is 64,473, which accounts for 34% of the total population [6]. The median age of the city's residents is 27.2 years [6].

 

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Hurghada has a subtropical-desert climate with mild-warm winters and hot to very hot summers [1]. The summers are long, hot, arid, and clear, while the winters are cool, dry, and mostly clear. The city experiences wind throughout the year [7]. August is the warmest month of the year, with an average maximum temperature of 35C (96F) [8]. The coldest month is January, with an average temperature of 16C (61F) [9]. Hurghada receives very little rainfall, with an average of only 6 mm (0.2 inch) per year [10].

 

Hurghada's location on the Red Sea coast provides it with a unique geography and beautiful natural surroundings [11]. The city's clear waters and coral reefs make it a popular destination for snorkeling and scuba diving [1]. The city's climate, natural beauty, and tourist amenities make it a popular destination for visitors from around the world.


 

Popular tourist attractions in Hurghada

Hurghada is a popular tourist destination in Egypt, known for its beautiful beaches and water sports activities. Visitors can enjoy a variety of water sports, including snorkeling, scuba diving, and parasailing [12]. Parasailing has become one of the most popular water sports activities on the Red Sea coast, providing a thrilling experience of acceleration and altitude while enjoying the scenic views [13]. Kiteboarding is another popular activity, and the Colona Watersports in Hurghada is known to be the safest kiteboarding center [14]. Visitors can find many deals and offers for water sports activities in Hurghada, making it an affordable and exciting destination for adventure seekers [15].

 

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Hurghada is also famous for its diving and snorkeling sites, which are home to a diverse range of marine life. Giftun Island National Park, Abu Ramada, Magawish, and Umm Gamar are some of the best snorkeling sites in Hurghada [16]. Soma Bay and Sahl Hasheesh Bay are also popular snorkeling destinations [17]. Scuba diving enthusiasts can explore the underwater world at Tauchen Hurghada - Deutsche Tauchschule, Dive Base Academy, and Memnon Reisen [18]. For those who prefer public snorkeling sites, Giftun Island, Turtle Bay, Abu Ramada Island, Shadwan Island, and Utopia Bay are the best options [19]. Makadi Bay, located just south of Hurghada, is another fantastic snorkeling spot that can be accessed directly from the beach [20].


 

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In addition to water sports and diving sites, Hurghada offers cultural and historical landmarks that attract many visitors. The Karnak temple is one of the most attractive tourist objects in Hurghada, and visitors can explore its rich history and architecture [21]. The Mosque El Mina Masjid, Mini Egypt Park, and Coptic Cathedral of Saint Shenouda are also popular landmarks to visit [22]. Visitors can take a day trip from Hurghada to Luxor's ancient tombs and treasures to explore the historic sites of the Luxor Valley [23][24]. Hurghada offers a diverse range of activities and attractions for visitors to enjoy, making it a must-visit destination in Egypt [25].

Economic significance of Hurghada

Hurghada, a city located on the Red Sea coast of Egypt, has a significant economic impact due to its thriving tourism industry. The tourism sector in Egypt supports almost 2.8 million jobs, contributing to over EGP 200 billion annually [26]. Egypt has plans to develop a resilient and sustainable tourism sector by encouraging at least one person in each household to work in tourism [27]. In Hurghada, the tourism industry provides numerous employment opportunities, particularly in the fields of hospitality, entertainment, and transportation [28]. However, due to the saturation of the local labor market, job opportunities in Hurghada can be limited [29]. Nevertheless, the tourism industry remains a vital contributor to the city's economy, providing employment opportunities and driving economic growth.

 

Another significant contributor to Hurghada's economy is the real estate and property investment industry. Hurghada's popularity as a tourist destination has led to a growing demand for real estate properties, including apartments and villas with sea views [30]. Real estate companies such as ROI offer a diverse range of properties in Hurghada, Sahl Hasheesh, El Gouna, Makadi, and Soma Bay [31]. Investors can purchase luxury properties, such as villas and apartments, for personal use or as rental properties [32]. The real estate industry in Hurghada provides an opportunity for investors to invest in a growing market and enjoy their investment [33].

 

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In addition to tourism and real estate, Hurghada also has a growing trade and commerce industry. The city is home to various businesses, ranging from small local shops to large export companies [34]. Companies such as Red Sea Chamber of Commerce offer services such as business information and networking opportunities [35]. Investors can also find opportunities to buy or invest in businesses in Hurghada [36]. However, investing in businesses in Hurghada can be risky, and investors must conduct thorough research before investing [37]. The growing trade and commerce industry in Hurghada provides opportunities for local businesses to grow and for investors to invest in a growing market.
 

 

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