Welcome to Atbara ...
So far, we have found very little information about Atbara. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>
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The origin (or the toponymy) of Atbara: A railroad siding named for Lord Kitchener's 1898 victory in Sudan at the Battle of Atbara. This name was originally used by another siding that was located near Sidar. When that siding was abandoned, the name was re-used at this siding.
Time Zone: The area where Atbara was located is in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: PST- Heure Normale du Pacifique (HNP).
Note: If you leave Atbara and travel east, you will leave Pacific Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).
If Atbara still existed, it would have been in the (250) and (778)<2> area codes.