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About Alexandria

Alexandria is the second largest city in Egypt and the largest city on the Mediterranean coast. It lies at the western edge of the Nile River delta. Founded in by Alexander the Great, Alexandria grew rapidly and became a major centre of Hellenic civilization, eventually replacing Memphis, in present-day Greater Cairo, as Egypt's capital. Called the "Bride of the Mediterranean" internationally, Alexandria is a popular tourist destination and an important industrial centre due to its natural gas and oil pipelines from Suez.

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There are 915+ hotels available in Alexandria. Prices start at $37 USD per night.

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It is currently 9:12 PM in Alexandria. Alexandria uses Egypt Standard Time and also supports Egypt Daylight Time.