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Egyptian Post Offices in Foreign Countries


Egypt operated post offices in a number of different countries - Sudan, Somalia, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Tukey, Lebonon, Greece, Saudi Arabia and Israel

SUDAN - post offices with known cancellations. Where no date of closure is given this office remained open when on 1 March 1897 normal Egyptian stamps were replaced by Egyptian stamps overprinted "SOUDAN".
Location
other names used
Open
Closed
Berber
Barbar
1 Oct 1873
2 May 1884
Dabroussa

1889

Dongola


1 Oct 1873
1896
13 Jun 1885

Gedaref

??
??
Kassala

1875
30 Sept 1885
Khartoum

Kartum
Hartum
1 Oct 1873

15 Dec1884

Korti

1884
1885
Suakin


Suakim
Souakin
Sawakin
1867




Tani

1885

Tokar

1891

Wadi Halfa
Wadi Halfe
1 Oct 1873

Wadi Halfa Camp

1896



SUDAN - post offices officially listed as opened but cancellations remain unknown to date
Chaka



Dara


Debeira


El Abiad

1877
19 Jan 1883
El Fasher

1877

El Kalabat



Faras



Fashoda

1877

Fazogl

1877

Ishkeit



Karkok



Mesellemia



Sara



Sennar

1877
19 Aug 1885
Taoufikia





EAST AFRICA
Postmark
Present day name
Country
Opened
Closed
Notes
Barbara Berbera Somalia 1876 24 Sept 1884
Harar

Ethiopia
1881
1884
no known examples
Massawa
Eritrea Nov 1867 Dec 1885
Senhit near Keren Ethiopia 1878 April 1885
Zeila

Somalia
1876
24 Aug 1884



TURKISH EMPIRE
Alessandretta
Iskebderun
Turkey
14 July 1870
Feb 1872

Bairout
Beirut
Lebanon
14 July 1870
Feb 1872

Cavala
Kavala
Greece
14 July 1870
Feb 1872

Constantinopoli
Istanbul
Turkey
13 June1865
30 June 1881

Dardanelli
Canakkale
Turkey
10 June 1868
30 June 1881

Djeddah
Jeddah
Saudi Arabia
8 June 1865
30 June 1881

Galipoli
Gelibolu
Turkey
10 June 1868
30 June 1881

Gedda
Jeddah



see Djeddah
Iaffa
Jaffa
Israel
14 July 1870
Feb 1872

Lagos
Port Lago
Greece
14 July 1870 Frb 1872

Latakia

Syria
14 July 1870 Feb 1872

Leros



Aegean Is

July 1873
May 1874
Jan 1874
Oct 1874

Mersina
Mersin
Turkey
14 July 1870 Feb 1872

Metelino
Lesbos
Greece
14 July 1870 30 June 1881

Rodi
Rhodes
Greece
13 Aug 1872
30 Jun 1881

Salonnicchi
Thessaloniki
Greece
14 July 1870 Feb 1872

Scio
Chios
Aegean Is
14 July 1870 30 June 1881

Smirne
Izmir
Turkey
14 Nov 1865
30 June 1881

Tenedos
Bozcaada
Turkey
14 July 1870 Mar 1871

Tripoli

Lebanon
14 July 1870
Feb 1872

Volo
Voles
Greece
14 July 1870
Feb 1872






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