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Eilat

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Eilat is Israel's southernmost city, a busy port and popular resort located at the northern tip of the Red Sea, on the Gulf of Aqaba where many open water swimming competitions are held.

Eilat is part of the Southern Negev Desert, at the southern end of the Arava, adjacent to the Egyptian village of Taba to the south, the Jordanian port city of Aqaba to the east, and within sight of Saudi Arabia to the south-east, across the gulf.

Eilat's arid desert climate and low humidity are moderated by proximity to a warm sea. Temperatures often exceed 40°C (104°F) in summer, and 21°C (70°F) in winter, while water temperatures range between 20 and 26°C (68 and 79°F). Eilat averages 360 sunny days a year.

The city's beaches, coral reef, nightlife and desert landscapes make it a popular destination for domestic and international tourism.

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2017 FINA 10K Marathon Swimming World Cup competition

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