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Library of Alexandria


The Royal Library of Alexandria or Ancient Library of Alexandria in Alexandria, Egypt, was one of the largest and most significant libraries of the ancient world.

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

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ALEXANDRIA. Egypt's second largest city and main port. Modern Alexandria stands on the site of the ancient city of the same name, founded by Alexander the  ...

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Jan 18, 2015 ... Facts about Ancient Alexandria talk about the famous city in Egypt. It was established by Alexander the Great. The original city of Alexandria ...

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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 ...

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Jun 22, 2016 ... Alexandria, Arabic Al-Iskandariyyah, major city and urban muḥāfaẓah ( governorate) in Egypt. Once among the greatest cities of the ...

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.

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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 , ...



HISTORY OF ALEXANDRIA including Alexander and Ptolemy, A capital city, Greek ... Under Ptolemy, Alexander's successor in Egypt, the new city begins a ...

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Information on Egypt — 2011 revolution, map of Egypt, geography, history, politics, ... Facts & Figures ... Other large cities: Alexandria, 4.494 million (2011).

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

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 ...

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.