Mount Sinai

Mount Sinai (Hebrew: הַר סִינַי Har Sīnay; Aramaic: ܛܘܪܐ ܕܣܝܢܝ Ṭūrāʾ Dsyny), also known as Jabal Musa (Arabic: جَبَل مُوسَىٰ, translation: Mountain of Moses), is a mountain on the Sinai Peninsula of Egypt. It is possibly the location of the biblical Mount Sinai, the place where, according to the Torah, Bible, and Quran, Moses received the Ten Commandments.

Mount Sinai
Egyptian Arabic: جَبَل مُوسَىٰ, romanized: Gabal Mūsā
Arabic: جَبَل مُوْسَى, romanized: Jabal Mūsā
Classical Syriac: ܛܘܪܐ ܕܣܝܢܝ Ṭūrāʾ Dsyny
Ancient Greek: Ὄρος Σινά
Latin: Mons Sinai
The summit of Mount Sinai
Highest point
Elevation2,285 m (7,497 ft)
Prominence334 m (1,096 ft) Edit this on Wikidata
Coordinates28°32′21.9″N 33°58′31.5″E
Native nameطُوْر سِيْنَاء
Mount Sinai is located in Egypt
Mount Sinai
Mount Sinai
Sinai, Asian part of Egypt

It is a 2,285-metre (7,497 ft), moderately high mountain near the city of Saint Catherine in the region known today as the Sinai Peninsula. It is surrounded on all sides by higher peaks in the mountain range of which it is a part. For example, it lies next to Mount Catherine which, at 2,629 m or 8,625 ft, is the highest peak in Egypt.[1]

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