Lower Egypt

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Lower Egypt is an extensive region of Egypt containing the Nile Delta, Cairo, Alexandria, and the pyramid fields near Cairo. In ancient times, Lower Egypt was known as Ta-mehu which means Land of Papyrus.

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Cairo is the capital of Egypt and, with a total population of Greater Cairo metropolitan area in excess of 16 million people, one of the largest cities in both Africa and the Middle East.
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Alexandria is Egypt's second largest city, its largest seaport and the country's window onto the Mediterranean Sea.
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Port Said is Egypt's third city, its second seaport and the entry point of the Suez Canal by the Mediterranean.
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Mansoura is a town in Lower Egypt. This Nile delta town is virtually unknown to tourists.

Saqqara is the name given both to a village 32 km to the south of the Egyptian capital of Cairo and …
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Abusir is the name given to an Egyptian archaeological locality on the desert plateau 10 km south of Giza and 8 km north of Saqqara.
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Lower Egypt

  • Type:  Region
  • Location:  , ,
  • Latitude of center:  30° 36' (30.6°) north
  • Longitude of center:  31° 6' (31.1°) east
  • Elevation:  5 meters (16 feet)
  • Wikidata:  Lower Egypt
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Lower Egypt

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  • Spanish:  Bajo Egipto
  • Al Wajh al Baḩrī
  • El Masr el Bahari
  • Er-Rif
  • Mişr Baḩr
  • Wagh-el-Bahri

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