Alexandria is the second largest city in Egypt with approximately 4.1 million residents. It is also one of the oldest known cities having been founded by Alexander the Greaty back in 331 BC.
Alexandria is the second largest city in Egypt, with a population of 4.1 million, extending about 32 km (20 mi) along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea in the north central part of the country. It is also the largest city lying directly on the Mediterranean coast. Alexandria is Egypt's largest seaport, serving approximately 80% of Egypt's imports and exports. It is an important industrial center because of its natural gas and oil pipelines from Suez. Alexandria is also an important tourist resort.
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