in Alexandria Governorate, Egypt
- El Nouzha Airport (2 mi)
- Borg El Arab International Airport (26 mi)
- El Alamein International Airport (91 mi)
- Cairo West Airport (95 mi)
- Cairo International Airport (115 mi)
- Port Said Airport (135 mi)
- Abu Mena (Unesco heritage, 30 mi)
- Memphis and its Necropolis – the Pyramid Fields from Giza to Dahshur (Unesco heritage, 111 mi)
- Historic Cairo (Unesco heritage, 112 mi)
- Ḩadīqat al Ḩayawān bil Iskandarīyah (zoo, (1 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 31.216 and 29.955 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 31° 12' 56" and E 29° 57' 18"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Pound - EGP
- Spoken languages:
- Arabic, English, French
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 12:08 AM (Saturday)
- Timezone: Africa/Cairo
- UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:57 am and 6:14 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -27.600 and -144.317 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
Safety Score: 3,4 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Egypt.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Egypt. Last Update: 2023-03-24 08:18:37
Delve into Alexandria
Alexandria in Alexandria Governorate with it's 3,811,516 habitants is a town located in Egypt about 111 mi (or 178 km) north-west of Cairo, the country's capital town.
Time in Alexandria is now 12:08 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Africa / Cairo with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 6 airports closer to Alexandria, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Egypt is El Nouzha Airport in a distance of 2 mi (or 4 km), South. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Egypt is Abu Mena in a distance of 30 mi (or 49 km), South-West. We saw 1 points of interest near this location. In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Damanhur, Beheira, Kafr ash Shaykh, Tanda and Shibin al Kawm. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 20°C / 69 °F
|Morning Temperature||16°C / 61 °F|
|Evening Temperature||18°C / 64 °F|
|Night Temperature||17°C / 62 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||1%|
|Air Pressure||1007 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Fresh Breeze with 15 km/h (9 mph) from South-West|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 98% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Saturday, 25th of March 2023
18°C (64 °F)
16°C (61 °F)
Light rain, fresh breeze, broken clouds.
Sunday, 26th of March 2023
19°C (65 °F)
16°C (62 °F)
Scattered clouds, moderate breeze.
Monday, 27th of March 2023
19°C (66 °F)
16°C (62 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Hotels and Places to Stay
El Salamlek Palace Hotel and Casino
Hilton Alexandria Green Plaza
Sheraton Montazah Hotel
Mediterranean Azur Hotel
Four Seasons Hotel Alexandria
PARADISE INN BEACH RESORT
Steigenberger Cecil Hotel
Videos from this area
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Rawya Rageh reports on police violence in Alexandria
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Meetings, Incentives, Conferences & Events - Hilton Alexandria Green Plaza
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Pompey's Pillar - Alexandria, Egypt
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The Great City of Alexandria Globetrotters's photos around Alexandria, Egypt (travel pics)
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Alexandria, part 2/2
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Fort Qaitbey - Alexandria, Egypt
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Royal Jewelry Museum
The Royal Jewelry Museum is an art and history museum in the Zizenia neighborhood of Alexandria, Egypt. It is located in the former palace of Princess Fatma Al-Zahra'. Its halls contain an inestimable collection of jewels and jewelry of the Muhammad Ali Dynasty. 19th century paintings, statues, and decorative arts are also exhibited in the rooms and lobbies. The museum was first inaugurated on 24 October 1986. After several years of renovations and expansion it was reopened in April 2010.
The Graeco-Roman Museum of Alexandria in Egypt was created in 1892. It was first built in an 5-room apartment, inside one small building in Rosetta Street (later Avenue Canope and now Horriya). In 1895, it was transferred to another, larger building near Gamal Abdul Nasser Street.
The Alexandria Zoo is a zoo close to the Smouha neighborhood in Alexandria, Egypt. The zoo charges an entrance fee, this allows guests to walk around the zoo and view a selection of animals from around the world..
Alexandria Higher Institute of Engineering and Technology
Alexandria Higher Institute of Engineering and Technology (AIET) is a private institute of higher education founded in 1996 and owned by "Mohamed Ragab Foundation for social Development" which is an organization registered under No. SR 1075 with the Egyptian Government.
Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University
The Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University was established in 1941.
St. Takla Haymanot's Church (Alexandria)
St. Takla Haymanot's Church is a Coptic Orthodox church in the city of Alexandria, Egypt, located in the district of Ibrahimia near Alexandria Sporting Club. Consecrated on 19 June 1969, it is dedicated to Saint Takla Haymanot, a 13th-century Ethiopian monk. It was visited by Ethiopian patriarch Abune Paulos on 15 July 2007 as part of his landmark trip to Egypt aimed at repairing ties between the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church and the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria.
The El-Hakaneia palace at Manshieh Square in Alexandria is the seat of the Mixed Tribunals and it is still used as a court. The court building "Mixed Tribunals" was designed by Alfonso Maniscalco in the Beaux-Arts tradition in 1887.
Sidi Gaber railway station
Sidi Gaber railway station is one of two main railway stations in Alexandria, Egypt.
These districts belong to Alexandria.
- Abu ad Dirda'
- Ad Dukhaylah
- Al `Ajami
- Al Anfushi
- Al `Attarin
- Al Hadrah
- Al Hanufil
- Al Ibrahimiyah
- Al Jumruk
- Al Laban
- Al Madinah al Jami`iyah
- Al Mahrusah
- Al Mandarah
- Al Manshiyah
- Al Qabbari
- Ar Raml
- Ash Shatibi
- Az Zahiriyah
- Azarita District
- Bab Sidrah
- Camp Cesar District
- Ghayt al `Adhb
- Ghayt as Sa`idi
- `Izbat as Subhiyah
- `Izbat at Tiru
- `Izbat Kardun
- `Izbat Nadi as Sayd
- Kafr `Ushri
- Kawm ad Dikkah
- Kawm ash Shaqafah
- Mahattat Misr
- Masakin at Tubjiyah
- Masakin Suq al Jum`ah
- Mina al Basal
- Muharram Bey
- Munsha'at al `Ulama
- Mustafa Basha
- Ra's at Tin
- Saba Basha
- San Istifanu
- Sidi Jabir
- Wabur al Miyah
These are districts that are close by, but belong to a different city than Alexandria.
- Shari` ash Shahid Ahmad Isma`il
- Green Plaza
- Sakan as Salihiyah al Jadidah
- `Izbat al Jami`
- Sharikat an Nil lil Kibrit
- Ad Duraysah
- `Izbat Shamma` al Wastaniyah
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Alexandria.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
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