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Alexandria, Egypt

Latitude and longitude coordinates are: 31.205753, 29.924526.

The second-largest city in Egypt and one of the most modern communities in the country, Alexandria (الإسكندرية) is located on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea and is among the numerous cities situated in the delta of the Nile which is one of the greenest areas on the whole African continent. Founded centuries ago by Alexander the Greatest, Alexandria is a known historic center with a large number of monuments, museums, and numerous religious and cultural points of interest. Due to its very important strategic location, right on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, the city used to be repeatedly captured and ruled by many overseas invaders like the Greeks, the Arabs, the Byzantines, the Ottomans, the French, and many others. Alexandria witnessed many sieges and battles, but since the mid-19th century, it has been a part of the developing and powerful Egyptian state.

The city is modern and beautiful, with plenty of old landmarks and skyscrapers which can be observed in the central part of Alexandria. It is one of the busiest tourist centers of the country and those who visit Alexandria enjoy observing the city life from Qaitbay Citadel. There are four large ports in the city and traditionally Alexandria is a key transport, logistics, and commercial hub. The building of the Central Alexandria Railway Station is one of the most beautiful ones in the city, and the railways of the region serve millions of people on a monthly basis. Due to the location of the city right on the border of the continents, religions, and cultures, it is possible to see plenty of establishments in Alexandria like cathedrals, churches, mosques, theaters, libraries, markets, shopping centers, and so on.

Historical landmarks and tourist attractions in Alexandria include Montaza Palace, Citadel of Qaitbay, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Abu al-Abbas al-Mursi Mosque, Alexandria Opera House, Statue of Alexander the Great, Graeco-Roman Museum, The Alexandria National Museum, Cavafy Museum, Pompey's Pillar, Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, Eliyahu Hanavi Synagogue, and many more. The city is also home to numerous schools, like Alexandria University, Lycée Français d'Alexandrie, Collège Saint Marc, and Alexandria Institute of Technology (AIT). Misr Railway Station and Borg El Arab International Airport serve the area.

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Alexandria, Egypt Lat Long Coordinates Info

The latitude of Alexandria, Egypt is 31.205753, and the longitude is 29.924526. Alexandria, Egypt is located at Egypt country in the Cities place category with the gps coordinates of 31° 12' 20.7108'' N and 29° 55' 28.2936'' E.

Alexandria, Egypt Geographic Information
DMS Lat31° 12' 20.7108'' N
DMS Long29° 55' 28.2936'' E
UTM Easting778,648.17
UTM Northing3,456,091.43
Country CodeEG
Zoom Level12

Coordinates of Alexandria, Egypt is given above in both decimal degrees and DMS (degrees, minutes and seconds) format. The country code given is in the ISO2 format.

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