Kafr El Dawar is an important industrial city in El Beheira governorate that comprises of a number of smaller towns and villages. It is renowned for electricity generation as well as textile and fruit packing industries. It is a city of a great history because its lands witnessed a famous battle in Egyptian history which is Kafr El-Dawar Battle that took place between the Egyptian army headed by Ahmed Orabi and the British army during the 1882 Anglo-Egyptian War. The battle ended with Orabi meeting with victory over the British who had to retire their troops from Alexandria . Changing their strategy, the English later attacked Egypt from the East, in the Suez Canal area, and succeeded in beating Orabi’s army in El Tell El Kebir. In the vicinity of the city, there are a great number of ancient cemeteries like: Kom El-Hag, Kom Ishu, Kom El-Farag, Kom El-Mahar, Sidi Ghazi, Kom Defshu, Kom El-Terfayeh, Kom El-Dahab, Kom Mazen, Kom El-Qadi, Tell El-Kanaies, Kom El-Giza, Kom El-Hamam and Tell Sherif Khalaf. In all these areas there can only be found remains of pottery and some rocks from the Ptolemaic Era.