Governorate of Egypt
Alexandria Governorate on the map of Egypt
Tarek Mahdy Abdel Towab
2 (1,100 sq mi)
2 (3,700/sq mi)
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Alexandria Governorate ( Arabic: محافظة الإسكندرية ) is one of the Muḥāfaẓat al Iskandariyya governorates of Egypt. It is located in the northern part of the country, directly on the Mediterranean Sea, making it one of the most important harbours in Egypt.
Overview [ edit ]
Cairo and Giza, Alexandria is one of three governorates in the country that are also municipalities. It is at the western mouth of the Nile Delta.
The governorate's capital is the city of
Alexandria, the home of the historical Bibliotheca Alexandrina and the Lighthouse of Alexandria. Once the country's capital, Alexandria is now considered to be the second capital of Egypt.
Alexandria governorate has a population of more than four million, and an area of 2,900 km².
Population [ edit ]
Borg El Arab 113,209
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Coordinates: 31°10′N 29°53′E / 31.167°N 29.883°E