Alexandria

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.

Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
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.

Library
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.

Mosque
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.

Localities in the Area

Locality
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.

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

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

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