How to use Ismailia in a sentence
At Ismailia malaria was reduced from 1551 cases in 1902 to 37 cases in 1905.
The population of Ismailia is about 6000.
This line is now abandoned in favour of the railway which follows the canal from Suez to Ismailia, and then ascends the Wadi Tumilat to Zagazig, whence branches diverge to Cairo and Alexandria.
He was present at the capture of Ismailia and received from the empress Catherine the cross of St George and a golden sword.
West of the Ismailia canal lies the Bulak quarter, the port or riverside district.Advertisement
The districts between the bridge, the Ezbekia and the Ismailia canal, are known as the Ismailia and Tewfikia quarters, after the khedives in whose reigns they were laid out.
South of the bridge are the Ismailia palace (a khedivial residence), the British consulate general, the palace of the khedive's mother, the medical school and the government hospital.
Trunk lines from Alexandria (via Damanhur and Tanta) and from Port Said (via Ismailia) traverse the Delta and join at Cairo.
From Cairo to Suez via Ismailia is a distance of 16o m.
The Ismailia or Fresh-water canal branches from the Nile at Cairo and follows, in the main, the course of the canal which anciently joined the Nile and the Red Sea.Advertisement
England therefore, having to act alone, landed troops ftt Ismailia under Sir Garnet Wolseley, and suppressed the revolt by the battle of Tell-el-Kebir on the 13th of September 1882.
Under orders from the former, Captain Fairfax, RN., occupied Port Said on the night of 19th August, and Commander Edwards, R.N., proceeded down the canal, taking possession of the gares and dredgers, while Captain Fitzroy, R.N., occupied Ismailia after slight opposition.
The advance from Ismailia now began.
On the 21st Major-General Graham moved from Ismailia with about 800 men and a small naval force, occupying Nefiche, the junction with the Suez line, at 1.30 AM.
Reinforcements from Ismailia were ordered up, and the British cavalry, operating on the right, helped to check the enemys attack, which showed little vigour.Advertisement
In twenty-five days, from the landing at Ismailia to the occupation of Cairo, the rebellion was completely suppressed, and the operations were thus signally successful.
It is built on a branch of the Fresh Water or Ismailia canal, and on the Al-Mo`izz canal (the ancient Tanitic channel of the Nile), and is 47 m.
Several of the monuments from Pithom have been removed to Ismailia on the Suez Canal.
In 1871 Baker, then governor-general of the equatorial provinces of Egypt, established a military post at Gondokoro which he named Ismailia, after the then khedive.
Reaching Gondokoro on the 26th of May following, he formally annexed that station, which he named Ismailia, to the khedival Darfur domains.Advertisement
For the middle period of Egyptian rule see Sir Samuel Baker's Ismailia (1874); Col.