Alexandria Governorate
Alexandria Governorate

Located on the Mediterranean coast, the Alexandria Governorate embraces Municipalities which make it 2nd largest urban governorate.

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General Info

Governorate: Alexandria
City: Alexandria
Urban Population: 98%
Governor: Mohamed Soltan
Area: 2,818 km2
Population: 47,99,740


The Governorate Of Alexandria consists of three individual cities:

  • Alexandria
  • Borg El Arab
  • New Borg El Arab


Alexandria is divided into six districts of which three local villages and five are sub-villages. These six districts are:

  • Montazah District: 5 villages in the Abyss region – Total area: 81 km2
  • Eastern District: 2 sub-districts (El-Raml & Sidi Gaber) – Total area: 49 km2
  • Middle District: 3 sub-district (Bab Sharq, Al Attareen & Moharrem Beik) – Total area: 36 km2
  • Western District: 2 sub-districts (Karamouz & Mina El-Bassal) – Total area: 30 km2
  • Customs District: The smallest Alexandria district with four sub- districts (El-Mansheya, El-Gomrok, El-Labban & ElImina El-Sharqi) – Total area: 4km2
  • El-Ameriah District: 3 sub-districts (El-Dekheila, El-Agamy, and El-Ameriah) – Total area: 2295 km2

Industrial Zones

Most people are urbanite which keeps the progress of Industrial zones going. Some of those are:

  • New Manshia
  • Al Nasseria
  • Upper and Lower Mergham
  • K 31, Desert Road
  • Seibco
  • Ajami
  • Al Nahda
  • Ohm Zagheou
  • Borg Al Arab

Major Attractions / Monuments

  • Bibliotheca Alexandrina
  • Citadel of Qaitbay
  • Graeco-Roman Museum
  • Alexandria National Museum
  • Royal Jewelry Museum
  • Serapeum Temple
  • Pompey’s Pillar
  • Roman Amphitheatre
  • Lighthouse of Alexandria

Important Gardens Destinations

  • Al Montaza Gardens
  • Al Shallalat Gardens
  • Antoniadis Garden
  • El-Nozha Garden
  • International Park of Alexandria

Most Notable Educational Institutes

  • Bibliotheca Alexandrina ( Alexandria Library)
  • Alexandria University
  • Arab Academy for Science, Technology, and Maritime Transport
  • Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology in New Borg El Arab city.
  • The city of scientific research and Technological Applications
  • Pharos University

Alexandria Sports

The Alexandria Governorate has several sports clubs that attract tourist equally as its other tourist attraction:

  • El Ittihad Alexandria Club
  • Egyptian Olympic Athletes Club
  • Smouha Sporting Club
  • Alexandria Sporting Club

Alexandria Governorate also holds three main stadiums which are:

  • Borg El Arab Stadium
  • Alexandria Stadium
  • Haras El-Hedoud Stadium

Top Destinations of Alexandria Governorate

  • Alexandria
  • Abu Qir
  • Lake Mariout
  • Agami
  • Kom el Deka
  • Sidi Bishr
  • New Borg El Arab
  • El Ibrahim
  • Karmoz
  • El Max
  • El Rami
  • Abu Talat

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