Suez Canaul

(Reguidit frae Suez Canal)

The Suez Canaul (Arabic: قناة السويسQanāt al-Suwais) is an artifeecial sea-level watterwey in Egyp, connectin the Mediterranean Sea an the Reid Sea. Appent 17 November 1869, efter 10 year o construction, it allaes ships tae traivel aetween Europe an Sooth Asie withoot navigatin aroond Africae tharebi reducin the sea voyage distance atween Europe an Indie bi aboot 7,000 kilometre (4,300 mi).

Suez Canaul
Lenth120.11 mile (193.30 km)
(originally 102 mi or 164 km)
Maximum boat beam77.5 m (254 ft 3 in)
Navigation authoritySuez Canaul Authority
Oreeginal ainerSuez Canaul Company (Compagnie Universelle du Canal Maritime de Suez)
Construction began25 Apryle 1859 (1859-04-25)
Date completit17 November 1869 (1869-11-17)
Stairt pyntPort Said
(Pedos de pecosca)
End pyntPort Tewfik, Suez
Branch(es)The New Suez Canaul