Alexandria is 's second largest city, its largest seaport, and the country's window onto the Mediterranean Sea. Alexandria has about 4,870,000 residents.

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The , sometimes called the Pharos of Alexandria, was a built by the Ptolemaic Kingdom, during the reign of Ptolemy II Philadelphus, which has been estimated to be at least 100 metres in overall height. is situated 3 km northwest of Alexandria.

The is a major library and cultural center located on the shore of the in the city of Alexandria. Photo: Hajor, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Abu al-Abbas al-Mursi Mosque is an mosque in the city of Alexandria. is situated 3 km west of Alexandria. Photo: Share Bear, Public domain.

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The Citadel of Qaitbay is a 15th-century defensive fortress located on the Mediterranean sea coast, in Alexandria, . is situated 3 km northwest of Alexandria. Photo: Tamer Maged, Public domain.

is a neighborhood in Alexandria, . Photo: Delengar, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a neighbourhood in Alexandria, . is situated 3 km northeast of Alexandria. Photo: Maher27777, Public domain.


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