Al Maḩallah al Kubrá , Egypt

El Mahalla El Kubra – commonly shortened to El Maḥalla – is a large industrial and agricultural city in Egypt, located in the middle of the Nile Delta on the western bank of the Damietta Branch tributary. The city is known for its textile industry. It is the largest city of the Gharbia Governorate and the second largest in the Nile Delta, with a population of 535,278 as of 2012.