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Alexandria (/ˌælɪɡˈzændrɪə/ or /ˌælɪɡˈzɑːndrɪə/; Arabic: الإسكندرية al- Iskandariyyah; Egyptian Arabic: اسكندرية Eskendereya; Coptic: Ⲁⲗⲉⲝⲁⲛⲇⲣⲓⲁ ... More »

Facts about Alexandria, Egypt | AMBergh Education


Alexandria, the second largest city in Egypt, known as "The Pearl of the Mediterranean", has an atmosphere that is more Mediterranean than Middle Eastern.

Alexandria, Egypt - Ancient History Encyclopedia


Alexandria is a port city on the Mediterranean Sea in northern Egypt founded in 331 BCE by Alexander the Great. It is most famous in antiquity as the site of the ...

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Get information, facts, and pictures about Alexandria at Encyclopedia.com. ... Alexandria declined in importance under Islamic rule as Egypt's center of gravity  ...

The City of Alexandria in Egypt - Information & Location of Alexandria


Information & history of Alexandria, It is situated on the Mediterranean coast of Egypt, 179Km (111 miles) north of Cairo. It is Egypt's second largest city, behind ...

Alexandria - Ancient Egypt Online


Alexandria, cultural center of Egypt, that held monuments renowned to the modern world: The Lighthouse of ... Memphis, while he built a tomb in Alexandria, that would later become a 'tourist' site for the ancient Egyptians. .... Alexandria Facts.

Alexandria Facts for Kids | KidzSearch.com - Wiki for Kids


Nov 5, 2014 ... Alexandria is the second largest city in Egypt. It was founded by Alexander the Great in 332 BC. It is on the Mediterranean Sea, only 225 km ...

Lighthouse of Alexandria Facts - SoftSchools


The Lighthouse of Alexandria was the first lighthouse in the world. ... on the island of Pharos, to help guide trade ships into its busy harbor at Alexandria, Egypt.

Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > Alexandria, Egypt


Alexandria (in Arabic, Iskenderia) is a city and chief seaport in Egypt on the Mediterranean Sea. It was named after Alexander the Great, who founded the city , ...

Ancient Alexandria - Social Studies for Kids


Egypt's Alexandria was founded by one of the world's most famous figures and has endured as one of the world's most famous cities.