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Located in Egypt :: Egypt  :: Alexandria
Category: Places :: City

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Alexandria is located in Egypt. It is the second largest city and is also known as 'The Pearl of the Mediterranean'; it distances it from the rest of the country as its atmosphere is more Mediterranean than Middle Eastern although it is only 225 km from Cairo. The city was founded by Alexander the Great in 331 BC. Attractions in Alexandria includes Library of Alexandria, Lighthouse of Alexandria, Pompey's Pillar, Alexandria National Museum, Alexandria Zoo, Qaitbay Fort, Graeco-Roman Museum, El-Mursi Abul Abbas Mosque and the Alexandria Aquarium.

Contact [ correction ]
Address :  Egypt
Cellphone Reception :  Good Main Cellular Network :  Mobinil. Vodafone. Etisalat

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Destination Information [ correction ]
Police Station :  Yes   Police Telephone :  +20(0)4 268 800
Hospital : Yes   Hospital Telephone :  +20(0)35 834 241
Petrol :  Yes   Petrol Type :  LRP/ULP
Diesel :  Yes
Facilities :  Shopping Mall, Shops, General Dealer, Bank, ATM, Lodging, Camping, Bakery, Restaurant, Pharmacy, Airport, Mechanical Repair

Travelling Information

Must visit markets in Alexandria are Souq Ibrahimiyya and Sayed el Safty. They have a big mall called Carrefour City Center Mall. (Jun-13).

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