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Alexandria, Egypt

Alexandria, Egypt

The second largest city in Egypt and a major economic center, with a large seaport that holds approximately 80 per cent of Egypt’s imports and exports, Alexandria is also a hugely popular tourist destination. With an extraordinary history, founded by Alexander the Great, Alexandria was an important center of the Hellenistic Civilization.

Key stats

Country: Egypt

Continent: Africa

Currency: Egyptian Pound (EGP)

Population: 3,811,512

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