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Naqada (Arabic: نقادة, Naqāda,Coptic: ⲛⲉⲕⲁⲧⲏⲣⲓⲟⲛNekatērion) is a town on the west bank of the Nile in Qena Governorate, Egypt. It includes the villages of Tukh, Khatara, Danfiq, and Zawayda. According to 1960 census, it is one of the most uninhabited areas and had only 3,000 inhabitants, mostly of Christian faith who preserved the Coptic language up until 1950s.
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