Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 20 September 2019

Egypt sets world record for longest iftar table

The table was over 3,000 metres long and hosted nearly 7,000 people

Egypt has won a Guinness World Record for the world's longest iftar table.

The enormous table, which was over 3,000 metres long, hosted nearly 7,000 people.

It was set up in the country's new administrative capital, which is being built east of Cairo.

The previous world record was set in 2018 by the Ajman municipality in the United Arab Emirates, with a table measuring 2,983.64 metres, serving 6,000 people.

The table in Egypt beat the former record by 200 metres, measuring at 3189.83 metres.

Updated: June 3, 2019 02:30 PM

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