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Around which continent does the Suez canal save much travel time?

The African

How much time does it take to travel through the Suez Canal?

Transit time is about 15 hours 3 months

How do the countries in Europe benefit from the Suez canal?

The Suez canal reduced the journey time to India and the far east.

Why was the Suez and panama canal built?

To sage time

What is the Suez canal's purpose?

It connected the Mediterranean sea, to the red sea.The purpose was To shorten the travel time between Europe and Asia.

What Other Canals Like the Suez Canal has Saved Sailing Time?

Panama Canal,

How do people use the Suez canal?

The Suez Canal connects the Red Sea and the Mediterranean Sea. Ships use the Suez Canal as a shortcut between Asia and Europe and the Americas. Thanks to the Suez Canal, they do not have to use the time or fuel to sail all the way around Africa just to get to Europe.

Why was the Suez canal opened for the first time?

November 1869

Why is control of the Suez Canal so important?

The Suez Canal has a strategic location. It linked the British & the French to their colonies & reduced the time to export goods.

Which opera was written to celebrate the opening of the Suez Canal?

Aida. The composer agreed to write the opera for the opening of the Suez Canal, but failed to complete it on time.

Where is Swiss canal located?

There is no Swiss canal, but the Suez canal is an artificial sea-level waterway in Egypt, connecting the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea. The Suez Canal is maintained by the Suez Canal Authority of Egypt and may be used in time of war or peace by any ship, without regard to flag.

Which canal takes more time to cross the Panama Canal or the Suez Canal?

Suez Canal.A typical passage through the Panama Canal by a cargo ship takes approximately 8-10 hours.A typical passage through the Suez Canal by a cargo ship take approximately 14 -16 hours.

What was the purpose of building the Suez canal?

to shorten sailing time from Europe to Asia ^^^ youre an idiot. Suez canal is located in Panama. it was built to shorten sailing time from the atlantic ocean to the pacific ocean.

What is the importance of the Suez canal?

The Suez canal allows cargo ships to get from Asia to Europe without having to go round the tip of Africa. This saves a lot of time and money.

Who financed the Suez canal?

Britain and France. The two super powers at the time.

How many people are used for the construction of the Suez canal?

It was estimated that 30,000 people were working on the canal at any one time

How many men did it take to build the Suez Canal?

it was estimated that 30,000 men were working on the canal at any one time

Who controlled the Suez Canal?

Egypt owned it for a short time, and then Britain took control of it.

Why is Suez canal so important to international shipping?

Thanks to the Suez Canal, ships traveling from South or East Asia to Europe or the east coast of the Americas don't have to travel all the way around Africa. That saves weeks in shipping time. That doesn't even mention the huge savings in money and fuel.

In Napoleonic times why did people always travel overland to Asia rather than sailing?

The failure of the Suez Canal to be functional at the time played a major role in the trip planning experience.

When was the construction of the Suez Canal completed?

It drastically shortened the traveling time between the Red sea and the Mediterranean sea. Before its construction, vessels had to travel right around the Horn of Africa.

Which canal is larger Panama Canal or the Suez Canal?

The Suez canal is by far longer over l00 miles. it is on level terrain, so to speak and does not employ locks. at one time there were movable bridges across the canal for traffic control, but these were more like gigantic semaphores and not true canal locks involving taking on and off water and flooding chambers, etc. The Empress Eugenie was regarded as the patroness of the Suez canal and was fittingly the inspiration for the fictional mascot Phoebe Snow used by the DL&W railroad and ferry ops.The Suez Canal is longer. According to the Egypt State Information Service, the Suez Canal is about 190 kilometres long, over twice as long as the Panama Canal, which is about 80 kilometres long.

Why did France and Britain build the Suez Canel?

The Suez Canal was built to shorten sailing time to India and SE Asia. The Canal eliminated the need to make the long (and sometimes dangerous) trip around the southern tip of Africa.

What is a trade corridor?

A trade corridor is a route that will make trade easier such as a passage through the mountains or a canal (panama, suez, etc.) It is really just a faster route that will take you less time to travel.

Why did Britain take control of the Suez Canal?

Egypt could not pay its foreign debt. Britain, which occupied Egypt at the time, insisted on overseeing financial control of the canal.