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The city of Damietta is the capital of the governorate that holds the same name. Damietta is famous as it is where the Eastern Branch of the River Nile, which is named after the city as well, pours into the Mediterranean Sea at the popular local resort of Ras El Barr.

To the Southwest of Damietta, there are the wonderful gardens and orchards of the Delta of Egypt. Damietta is featured, as one of the few cities in Egypt, with long shores overlooking the River Nile and Mediterranean Sea as well. Moreover, the Port of Damietta is one of the most active and important trading points in Egypt.