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Meroë (an aa spelled Meroe;[1][2] Meroitic: Medewi or Bedewi; Arabic: مرواه Meruwah an مروى Meruwi; Auncient Greek: Μερόη, Meróē) is an auncient ceety on the east bank o the Nile aboot 6 km north-east o the Kabushiya station near Shendi, Sudan, approximately 200 km north-east o Khartoum.

Meroë
At Meroë, pyramids o the Kushite rulers
Pyramids o the Kushite rulers at Meroë.
Meroë is locatit in Sudan
Meroë
Shawn within Sudan
Location River Nile, Sudan
Region Kush
Coordinates 16°56′N 33°45′E / 16.94°N 33.75°E / 16.94; 33.75Coordinates: 16°56′N 33°45′E / 16.94°N 33.75°E / 16.94; 33.75
Teep Settlement
Offeecial name Airchaeological Steids o the Island o Meroe
Teep Cultural
Criteria ii, iii, vi, v
Designatit 2011 (35t session)
Reference no. 1336
State Pairty Sudan
Region Africae

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  1. Meroe, Encyclopædia Britannica, v.15, p.197, Encyclopædia Britannica Inc., William Benton, London, 1969.
  2. Meroe, Encyclopedia Americana, v.18, p.677, Encyclopedia Americana Corporation, New York, 1961.