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Lower Egypt

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 .

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is 's third largest city, its second largest 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 .

is the name given to an archaeological locality on the desert plateau 10 km south of and 8 km north of .

Lower Egypt

  • Type: region
  • Location: , ,
  • Latitude of center: 31° or 31° north
  • Longitude of center: 31° or 31° east
  • Elevation: 5 meters (16 feet)
  • GeoNames ID: 352260

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