What is the population of Alexandria, Egypt?

Answer As of the 2006 census, the population of Alexandria, Egypt was 4,110,015 people within the metropolitan area. Alexandria is located on the northern coast of Egypt on the Mediterranean Sea and is th... Read More »

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What is the origin of name Alexandria in Egypt?

The city of Alexandria in Egypt was founded by, and named after, Alexander the Great in 331 B.C. Alexander the Great was a Macedonian leader who conquered parts of Asia after taking control of Mac... Read More »

Is alexandria a country in egypt?

No, Alexandria is the second largest city in Egypt, located at the northern tip of the country. Founded in 331 B.C. by Alexander the Great, Alexandria is on the Mediterranean Sea, northwest of Egyp... Read More »

Is Alexandria the capital of Egypt?

Alexandria is not the capital city of Egypt. The capital is Cairo. Cairo is the largest city in Africa, divided by the Nile into Giza on the west bank and Cairo proper on the east bank. Alexandria ... Read More »

What was the population of Thebes in ancient Egypt?

Thebes--which was central to ancient Egyptian life and religion--had an estimated population of 50,000 residents. After the rise of Alexandria in political and economic importance, many of the cruc... Read More »