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"Taba Protectorate"

Want to clear your mind? So, there is nothing better than visiting nature reserves to achieve this. One of these reserves is the "Taba Protectorate", located on the Egyptian-Palestinian border in the southwestern region of the city of Taba at the head of the Gulf of Aqaba.


The Taba Reserve, which is classified as a desert and natural heritage reserve, was declared as a nature reserve in 1998. It has an area of about 3,590 square kilometers. The reserve is a group of plateaus reaching a height of more than 1,000 meters. It consists of sandstone belonging to the Middle Ages, Nubian and Bahri stone from the Cretary period, as well as igneous stones from the Cambrian period.


And for what the reserve contains, it includes many rare animals and plants that are endangered, and rare coral reefs are abundant, and it has caves, multiple mountain paths and a network of valleys, including: Tir, Zalga, Al- swan, and Nakhil. It also contains distinctive geological formations and structures, in addition to a group of fresh water springs, such as: Ain Hadra in Wadi Ghazala, Ain Umm Ahmed in Wadi Al-Swan, and Ain Furtaja in Wadi Watir.