Atef M Abdel-Hamid's research while affiliated with Cairo University and other places

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The Sinai Peninsula is a vital part of the Arab Republic of Egypt, geographically and historically. Its uniqueness and diversity of nature are reflected in its place-names, including both physical and human (cultural) features. The objectives of this study are to: (1) construct a digital geo-database of place-names; (2) classify the collected names...


... The location of the place names (toponyms) of the collection sites mentioned in the literature or on the labels often proved to be difficult. In general, this is reflected in the fact that 22.4% of the toponyms in the Sinai have unknown meaning (Zeini et al. 2018). The mono-and multi-meaning names contribute by 64.1% and 13.5%, respectively. ...