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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexandria

Alexandria is the second-largest city in Egypt and a major economic centre, extending about 32 km (20 mi) along the ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Alexandria

The history of Alexandria dates back to the city's founding, by Alexander the Great, in 331 BC. ... Early settlements in the area[edit]. Just east of Alexandria in ancient times (where now is Abu Qir Bay) there was marshland and several islands.

www.ancient.eu/alexandria

Alexandria is a port city located on the Mediterranean Sea in northern Egypt ... considered one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, for the Temple of ...

www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2218469/Ancient-city-Alexandria-built-align-sun-day-Alexander-Greats-birth.html

Oct 16, 2012 ... In the fourth century BC the city's main road would have also lined up with Regulus, the 'King's Star' which is the brightest in the constellation of ...

www.britannica.com/place/Alexandria-Egypt

Alexandria: Alexandria, major city and urban muḥāfaẓah (governorate) in Egypt. ... The pride of ancient Alexandria was the great lighthouse, the Pharos of ...

www.ancient-egypt-online.com/alexandria.html

In the northwest part of Egypt, running alongside of the Mediterranean Sea is a city called Alexandria . The city was named after Alexander the Great, who ...

www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/worldhistory/ancientalexandria.htm

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.

www.theguardian.com/cities/2016/mar/14/story-cities-day-1-alexandria-egypt-history-urbanisation-foundations-modern-world

Mar 14, 2016 ... In the first in a 50-part series charting the history of the planet's urbanisation, Jack Shenker explores the ancient metropolis of Alexandria, which ...

www.aldokkan.com/geography/alexandria.htm

Category: Geographical Locations, Content: The city flourished as the the greatest center of Hellenistic civilization, a prominent cultural and economic ...