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Lower Egypt is an extensive region of Egypt containing the Nile Delta, , , 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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is the capital of and, with a total population of Greater metropolitan area in excess of 16 million people, one of the largest cities in both and the .

is 's second largest city, its largest seaport and the country's window onto the Mediterranean Sea.

is the commercial heart of the modern city of .

Picture yourself in Egypt and you picture this. Imagine Ancient Egypt and this is where your mind will land.

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is 's third city, its second seaport and the entry point of the Suez Canal by the Mediterranean.

is a town in . This Nile delta town is virtually unknown to tourists.

is an archaeological locality some 10 km to the south of and therefore 35 km south of the Egyptian capital .
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is the name given to an archaeological locality on the desert plateau 10 km south of and 8 km north of .

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French: Basse-Égypte, German: Unterägypten, Italian: Basso Egitto, Portuguese: Baixo Egipto, Spanish: Bajo Egipto, Al Wajh al Baḩrī, El Masr el Bahari, Er-Rif, Mişr Baḩr, Wagh-el-Bahri
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