Alexandria

Alexandria is 's second largest city, its largest seaport, and the country's window onto the Mediterranean Sea. The city is a faded shadow of its former glorious cosmopolitan self, but still worth a visit for its many cultural attractions and still-palpable glimpses of its past.
Photo: David Evers, CC BY 2.0. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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.

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

Tourist attraction
The is a historical archaeological site located in Alexandria, Photo: KLOTZ, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Stadium
is a multi-purpose stadium in Alexandria, . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.5.

Localities in the Area

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

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

Suburb
Al Wardian is a neighborhood in Alexandria, Egypt. Al Wardian neighborhood is located in Alexandria, specifically in the western part of Alexandria, near .

Alexandria

Latitude
31.199° or 31° 11' 56.4" north
Longitude
29.8944° or 29° 53' 39.8" east
Population
4,550,000
IATA airport code
ALY
United Nations Location Code
EG ALY
Elevation
9 metres (30 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 27565020
Geo­Names ID
361058
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Taskendrit
  • Afrikaans: Alexandrië
  • Albanian: Aleksandria
  • Amharic: እስክንድርያ
  • Arabic: Alexandria
  • Arabic: الأسكندرية
  • Arabic: الإسكندرية
  • Arabic: الاسكندرية
  • Arabic: عروس البحر الأبيض المتوسط
  • Aragonese: Aleixandría
  • Armenian: Ալեքսանդրիա
  • Armenian: Աղեքսանտրիա
  • Asturian: Alexandría (Exiptu)
  • Asturian: Alexandría
  • Azerbaijani: İsgəndəriyyə
  • Balinese: Aléksandria
  • Bashkir: Искәндәриә
  • Basque: Alexandria
  • Belarusian: Александрыя
  • Bengali: আলেকজান্দ্রিয়া
  • Bhojpuri: अलेक्जैंड्रिया
  • Bhojpuri: सिकंदरिया
  • Bhojpuri: सिकन्दरिया
  • Bishnupriya: আলেক্সান্ড্রিয়া
  • Bosnian: Aleksandrija
  • Breton: Aleksandria
  • Bulgarian: Александрия
  • Burmese: အလက်ဇန္ဒရီးယားမြို့
  • Catalan: Alexandria
  • Cebuano: Alexandria
  • Central Kurdish: ئەسکەندەرییە
  • Central Kurdish: ئەسکەندەریە
  • Chechen: Искандри
  • Chechen: Искандрия
  • Chinese: Alexandria
  • Chinese: اسكندرية‎
  • Chinese: الإسكندرية‎
  • Chinese: 亚历山卓
  • Chinese: 亚历山大港
  • Chinese: 亚历山大里亚
  • Chinese: 亞歷山卓
  • Chinese: 亞歷山大港
  • Croatian: Aleksandrija
  • Czech: Alexandrie
  • Danish: Alexandria
  • Dimli (individual language): İskenderiya
  • Dutch: Alexandrië
  • Eastern Mari: Александрий
  • Egyptian Arabic: اسكندريه
  • English: Al Iskandariya
  • English: Alexandria, Egypt
  • English: Iskandariyya
  • English: Mediterranean's Bride
  • English: Pearl of the Mediterranean
  • Esperanto: Aleksandrio
  • Estonian: Aleksandria
  • Extremaduran: Alejandria
  • Faroese: Alexandria
  • Finnish: Aleksandria
  • French: Alexandrie
  • Galician: Alexandría
  • Georgian: ალექსანდრია
  • German: Alexandria
  • Greek: Αλεξάνδρεια
  • Gujarati: એલેક્ઝાન્ડ્રિયા
  • Hakka Chinese: Alexandria
  • Hausa: Alexandria
  • Hebrew: אלכסנדריה
  • Hindi: सिकन्दरिया
  • Hungarian: Alexandria
  • Icelandic: Alexandría
  • Inari Sami: Aleksandria
  • Indonesian: Iskandariyah
  • Interlingue: Alexandria
  • Irish: Cathair Alastair
  • Italian: Alessandria
  • Italian: Alessandria d'Egitto
  • Japanese: アレクサンドリア
  • Javanese: Alexandria
  • Kabiyè: Alɛkɩsandrii
  • Kabyle: Taskendrit
  • Kalaallisut: Alexandria
  • Kannada: ಅಲೆಕ್ಸಾಂಡ್ರಿಯ
  • Kannada: ಸಿಕಂದರಿಯಾ
  • Kazakh: Александрия
  • Kirghiz: Александрия
  • Komi-Permyak: Ӧльӧксандрия
  • Komi: Ӧльӧксандрия
  • Korean: 알렉산드리아
  • Kurdish: Pirlentaya Deryaya Navîn
  • Kurdish: Îskenderiye
  • Ladino: Alejandria
  • Latin: Alexandria
  • Latin: Alexandria Magna
  • Latvian: Aleksandrija
  • Ligurian: Lusciandria d'Egitto
  • Limburgan: Alexandrië
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Iskandariya
  • Lithuanian: Aleksandrija
  • Low German: Alexandria
  • Luxembourgish: Alexandria
  • Macedonian: Александрија
  • Malagasy: Aleksandria
  • Malagasy: Alexandria
  • Malay: Iskandariah
  • Malayalam: അലക്സാണ്ട്രിയ
  • Maori: Arekehānaria
  • Marathi: अलेक्झांड्रिया, इजिप्त
  • Marathi: अलेक्झांड्रिया
  • Min Dong Chinese: Alexandria
  • Min Nan Chinese: Alexandria
  • Minangkabau: Alexandria
  • Mingrelian: ალექსანდრია
  • Mongolian: Александриа
  • Mongolian: Александрия
  • Nauru: Alexandria
  • Neapolitan: Alessandria 'e Naggitto
  • Neapolitan: Alessandria d'Egitto
  • Neapolitan: Alessandria e Naggitto
  • Nepali: अलेक्जेन्ड्रिया
  • Northern Frisian: Alexandria
  • Norwegian: Alexandria
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Alexandria
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Alexandria
  • Occitan (post 1500): Alexandria
  • Occitan (post 1500): Alexàndria
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܐܠܟܣܢܕܪܝܐ
  • Ossetian: Александрия
  • Panjabi: ਸਿਕੰਦਰੀਆ
  • Persian: اسکندریه
  • Polish: Aleksandria
  • Portuguese: Alexandria
  • Pushto: اسکندریه
  • Pushto: الکزنډريا
  • Quechua: Iskandariya
  • Romanian: Alexandria, Egipt
  • Romanian: Alexandria
  • Russian: Александрия (Египет)
  • Russian: Александрия
  • Rusyn: Александрия
  • Sardinian: Alessandria d'Egitto
  • Sardinian: Lisàndria d'Egittu
  • Sardinian: Lisàndria dEgittu
  • Scots: Alexandria
  • Scottish Gaelic: Alecsandria
  • Serbian: Александрија
  • Serbo-Croatian: Aleksandrija
  • Shona: Alexandria
  • Sicilian: Alessandria d'Eggittu
  • Sicilian: Alessandria dEggittu
  • Silesian: Aleksandryjo
  • Sindhi: اسڪندريه
  • Sindhi: اسڪندريہ
  • Sinhala: ඇලෙක්සැන්ඩ්‍රියාව
  • Slovak: Alexandria
  • Slovenian: Aleksandrija
  • South Azerbaijani: الکزاندریا ،
  • South Azerbaijani: ایسکندریه
  • Spanish: Alejandria
  • Spanish: Alejandría
  • Swahili: Aleksandria
  • Swedish: Alexandria
  • Swiss German: Alexandria
  • Tagalog: Alehandriya
  • Tagalog: Alexandria
  • Tajik: Александрия
  • Tajik: Искандария
  • Tamil: அலெக்சாந்திரியா
  • Tatar: Искәндәрия
  • Telugu: అలెగ్జాండ్రియా
  • Thai: อะเล็กซานเดรีย
  • Tibetan: ཡ་ལི་ཧྲན་ད
  • Tosk Albanian: Alexandria
  • Turkish: İskenderiye
  • Twi: Aleksandria
  • Twi: Alexandria
  • Ukrainian: Александрія
  • Urdu: اسکندریہ
  • Uzbek: Aleksandriya
  • Venetian: Ałesandria d'Egito
  • Venetian: Ałesandria dEgito
  • Veps: Aleksandrii
  • Vietnamese: Alexandria
  • Vietnamese: Á Lịch Sơn Trác
  • Vietnamese: Á Lịch Sơn Đại Cảng
  • Vietnamese: Ô Trì Tan
  • Waray (Philippines): Alexandria
  • Welsh: Alecsandria
  • Welsh: Alexandria
  • Western Armenian: Աղեքսանդրիա
  • Western Frisian: Aleksanderje
  • Western Frisian: Aleksandrje
  • Western Panjabi: اسکندریہ
  • Wolof: Alegsàndiri
  • Wu Chinese: 亚历山大港
  • Yiddish: אלעקסאנדריע
  • Yue Chinese: 亞歷山大港
  • Al Iskandarīyah
  • Alesandria
  • El Iskandarīya
  • Iskindirîya

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