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Alexandria is the second-largest city of Egypt, with a population of 4.1 million, extending about 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. It is Egypt's largest seaport, serving...

is a city in Egypt.

Alexandria may also refer to

Alexandrias founded or renamed by Alexander the Great

  • Iskandariya
    Iskandariya is an ancient city in central Iraq, one of a number of towns in the Near East named after Alexander the Great...

    , Iraq
  • Alexandria Asiana
    Alexandria Asiana
    Alexandria Asiana was a city in present-day Iran, one of the seventy-plus cities founded or renamed by Alexander the Great....

    , Iran
  • Alexandria Ariana, Afghanistan
  • Alexandria Bucephalous
    Alexandria Bucephalous
    Alexandria Bucephalous, or Alexandria Bucephalus or Alexandria Bucephala or Bucephala or Bucephalia, was a city founded by Alexander the Great in memory of his beloved horse Bucephalus. Founded in May 326 BC, the town was located on the Hydaspes , east of the Indus River. Bucephalus had died after...

    , Pakistan, on the Jhelum
  • Alexandria on the Caucasus, Afghanistan
  • Alexandria on the Oxus, Afghanistan
  • Alexandria Arachosia, Afghanistan now called Kandahar (a contraction of Iskandahar)
  • Alexandria on the Indus
    Alexandria on the Indus
    Alexandria on the Indus was a city founded by Alexander the Great at the junction of the Indus and the Acesines river, and 10,000 colonists were settled there . The satrap of the west bank of the Indus, Philip, son of Machatas, was put in charge of building the city:- References :...

    , Pakistan
  • Alexandria Eschate
    Alexandria Eschate
    Alexandria Eschate or Alexandria Eskhata was founded by Alexander the Great in August 329 BCE as his most northerly base in Central Asia...

    , "the Farthest", Tajikistan
  • Alinda
    Alinda was an ancient inland city of Caria in Anatolia.Alinda may also refer to:* 887 Alinda, an asteroid* Alinda , a genus of land snails* Alinda family, a group of asteroids...

    , Alexandria on the Latmos, previously and afterward called Alinda in Caria, present-day Turkey
  • Cebrene
    Cebrene – also spelled Kebrene or Kevrin, and for a time called Alexandria and Antiochia in Troad – was an ancient city in the Troad, a region of northwest Anatolia...

    , formerly Alexandria
  • Alexandria Troas
    Alexandria Troas
    Alexandria Troas is an ancient Greek city situated on the Aegean Sea near the northern tip of Turkey's western coast, a little south of Tenedos . It is located in the modern Turkish province of Çanakkale...

    , Turkey
  • Merv
    Merv , formerly Achaemenid Satrapy of Margiana, and later Alexandria and Antiochia in Margiana , was a major oasis-city in Central Asia, on the historical Silk Road, located near today's Mary in Turkmenistan. Several cities have existed on this site, which is significant for the interchange of...

    , Turkmenistan, sometimes also called Alexandria


  • Alexandria, Northern Territory
  • Alexandria, New South Wales
    Alexandria, New South Wales
    Alexandria is an inner-city suburb of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Alexandria is located 4 kilometres south of the Sydney central business district and is part of the local government area of the City of Sydney...

  • Alexandra, Victoria
    Alexandra, Victoria
    Alexandra is a town in Victoria, Australia. It is located at the junction of the Goulburn Valley Highway and Maroondah Highway , 26 kilometres west of Eildon, in the Shire of Murrindindi local government area...

United States

  • Alexandria, Alabama
    Alexandria, Alabama
    Alexandria is an unincorporated census-designated place in Calhoun County, Alabama, United States. At the 2010 census the population was 3,917. It is included in the Anniston-Oxford, Alabama Metropolitan Statistical Area.-Geography:...

  • Alexandria, California
    Alexandria, California
    Alexandria is a former settlement in Merced County, California. It was located on the southwest of Hopeton.A post office operated at Alexandria from 1869 to 1871. The name honored Alexander C. McSwain, its first postmaster.-References:...

  • Alexandria, Indiana
    Alexandria, Indiana
    Alexandria is a city in Monroe Township, Madison County, Indiana, United States. It is about northeast of Indianapolis. It is part of the Anderson, Indiana Metropolitan Statistical Area...

  • Alexandria, Kentucky
    Alexandria, Kentucky
    As of the census of 2000, there were 8,286 people, 2,884 households, and 2,275 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,538.7 people per square mile . There were 2,989 housing units at an average density of 555.1 per square mile...

  • Alexandria, Louisiana
    Alexandria, Louisiana
    Alexandria is a city in and the parish seat of Rapides Parish, Louisiana, United States. It lies on the south bank of the Red River in almost the exact geographic center of the state. It is the principal city of the Alexandria metropolitan area which encompasses all of Rapides and Grant parishes....

  • Alexandria, Missouri
    Alexandria, Missouri
    Alexandria is a city in Clark County, Missouri, USA. The population was 166 at the 2000 census. The city was founded in 1848 and is named after Alexandria, in Egypt.Alexandria is part of the Fort Madison–Keokuk, IA-MO Micropolitan Statistical Area....

  • Alexandria, Minnesota
    Alexandria, Minnesota
    As of the census of 2000, there were 8,820 people, however the most recent count suggests a population upwards of 10,000, which is displayed on Alexandria's city limits signs. The census lists 4,047 households, and 2,011 families residing in the city. The population density was 992.5 people per...

  • Alexandria, Nebraska
    Alexandria, Nebraska
    Alexandria is a village in Thayer County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 216 at the 2000 census.-Geography:According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of , all of it land.-Demographics:...

  • Alexandria, New Hampshire
    Alexandria, New Hampshire
    Alexandria is a town in Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 1,613 at the 2010 census. Newfound Lake is in the northeast corner, with Wellington State Park on the western shore. The town is home to Welton Falls State Forest. Cardigan State Park, with Mount Cardigan,...

  • Alexandria, New York
    Alexandria, New York
    Alexandria is a town in Jefferson County, United States. New York, USA. The population was 4,061 at the 2010 census. The town is named after Alexander LeRay, the son of an early developer....

  • Alexandria Bay, New York
    Alexandria Bay, New York
    Alexandria Bay is a village in Jefferson County, New York, United States. The population was 1,080 at the 2010 census.The Village of Alexandria Bay is in the Town of Alexandria.Keewaydin State Park is southeast of the village...

  • Alexandria, Ohio
    Alexandria, Ohio
    Alexandria is a village in Licking County, Ohio, United States. The population was 85 at the 2000 census.-Geography:Alexandria is located on State Route 37 about southeast of Johnstown, Ohio....

  • Alexandria, Pennsylvania
    Alexandria, Pennsylvania
    Alexandria is a borough in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 401 at the 2000 census.-Geography:According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of , all of it land.-Demographics:...

  • Alexandria, South Dakota
    Alexandria, South Dakota
    Alexandria is a city in Hanson County, South Dakota, United States. It is part of the Mitchell, South Dakota Micropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 615 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Hanson County.-History:...

  • Alexandria, Tennessee
    Alexandria, Tennessee
    Alexandria is a town in DeKalb County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 814 at the 2000 census.-Geography:According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of , all of it land.-Demographics:...

  • Alexandria, Virginia
    Alexandria, Virginia
    Alexandria is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. As of 2009, the city had a total population of 139,966. Located along the Western bank of the Potomac River, Alexandria is approximately six miles south of downtown Washington, D.C.Like the rest of northern Virginia, as well as...

  • Alexandria County, formerly in the District of Columbia and later in Virginia
  • Alexandria Township, Kansas
  • Alexandria Township, Douglas County, Minnesota
  • Alexandria Township, New Jersey
    Alexandria Township, New Jersey
    -Demographics:As of the census of 2000, there were 4,698 people, 1,535 households, and 1,290 families residing in the township. The population density was 170.6 people per square mile . There were 1,598 housing units at an average density of 58.0 per square mile...

  • Alexandria Township, North Dakota
  • West Alexandria, Ohio
    West Alexandria, Ohio
    West Alexandria is a village in Preble County, Ohio, United States. The population was 1,395 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Dayton Metropolitan Statistical Area.-Geography:West Alexandria is located at ....

Other countries

  • Aleksandropol, Armenia
  • Alessandria del Carretto
    Alessandria del Carretto
    Alessandria del Carretto is a town and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of Italy.The movie ]] was filmed in this town....

    , Italy
  • Alessandria
    -Monuments:* The Citadel * The church of Santa Maria di Castello * The church of Santa Maria del Carmine * Palazzo Ghilini * Università del Piemonte Orientale-Museums:* The Marengo Battle Museum...

    , Italy
  • Alexandria, Eastern Cape
    Alexandria, Eastern Cape
    Alexandria, South Africa is a small farming town in the Eastern Cape of South Africa and is situated 100 km North East of Port Elizabeth on the way to Bushman's River Mouth, Kenton-on-Sea and Port Alfred...

    , South Africa
  • Alexandreia
    Alexandreia is a city in the Imathia peripheral unit, Greece.-Municipality:The municipality Alexandreia was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 4 former municipalities, that became municipal units:* Alexandreia...

    , Greece
    Greece , officially the Hellenic Republic , and historically Hellas or the Republic of Greece in English, is a country in southeastern Europe....

    , Imathia prefecture
  • Alexandria, Jamaica
    Alexandria, Jamaica
    Alexandria is a town in the parish of Saint Ann in Jamaica.The Armadale Juvenile Correctional Centre of the Department of Correctional Services, Jamaica was located in Alexandria. On 22 May 2009 a fire went through the facility, killing 5 girls and injuring 13 girls...

  • Alexandria, Romania
    Alexandria, Romania
    Alexandria is the capital city of the Teleorman County, Romania. It is located south-west of Bucharest, towards the Bulgarian border. The city is situated on the Vedea River. The city has 58,651 inhabitants.-Alexandria in 1900:...

  • Alexandrium
    Alexandrion or Alexandrium, sometimes referred to as Sartaba, was a fort constructed by the Hasmoneans on a mountain between Scythopolis and Jerusalem, near the Jordan Valley...

    , ancient site in Palestine

Fictional places named Alexandria

  • Alexandria, a city in the PlayStation game Final Fantasy IX
  • Alexandria, Mississippi, the setting of the novel The Little Friend
    The Little Friend
    The Little Friend is the second novel by Donna Tartt, published in 2002, a decade after her first novel, The Secret History.-Novel:Superficially, The Little Friend is a mystery adventure, centered on a young girl, Harriet, living in Mississippi in the early 1970s and her implicit anxieties about...

    by Donna Tartt
  • New Alexandria, a city that takes place on a fictional planet called Reach in the Xbox 360 game Halo: Reach
    Halo: Reach
    Halo: Reach is a first-person shooter video game developed by Bungie and published by Microsoft Game Studios for the Xbox 360 console. Reach was released in North America, Australia, and Europe on September 14, 2010. The game takes place in the year 2552, where humanity is locked in a war with the...


Places with similar names

  • İskenderun
    İskenderun is a city and urban district in the province of Hatay on the Mediterranean coast of Turkey. The current mayor is Yusuf Hamit Civelek .-Names:...

    , formerly Alexandretta, Turkey
  • Alexandroupoli
    Alexandroupoli , is a city of Greece and the capital of the Evros peripheral unit in Thrace. Named after King Alexander, it is an important port and commercial center of northeastern Greece.-Name:...

    , Greece
  • Village of Aleksandria, Bulgaria
  • Alexander Nevsky Lavra
    Alexander Nevsky Lavra
    Saint Alexander Nevsky Lavra or Saint Alexander Nevsky Monastery was founded by Peter I of Russia in 1710 at the eastern end of the Nevsky Prospekt in St. Petersburg supposing that that was the site of the Neva Battle in 1240 when Alexander Nevsky, a prince, defeated the Swedes; however, the battle...

     (Aleksandro-Nevskaya), a monastery in Russia
  • Oleksandriya, Ukraine

Other uses

  • Alexandria (film)
    Alexandria (film)
    Alexandria is a 2005 Indonesian film, featuring a soundtrack by Indonesian pop rock band, Peterpan.-Plot synopsis:Bagas keeps his feeling towards his neighbor and childhood friend, Alexandria , but he is unable to express it out...

    , a 2005 Indonesian film
  • Alexandria (novel)
    Alexandria (novel)
    Alexandria is a crime novel by Lindsey Davis, published in 2009. It is the nineteenth in her Falco series, starring Marcus Didius Falco, Informer and Imperial Agent.-Plot introduction:...

    , 2009 novel by Lindsey Davis
  • Alexandria (software)
    Alexandria (software)
    Alexandria is a GNOME application that keeps a database of books. Users can search by title, author, keywords, or ISBN number, or with a barcode reader...

    , a book collection manager for GNOME
  • Alexandria (library software)
    Alexandria (library software)
    Alexandria is cross-platform library automation software used by thousands of libraries around the world, both public libraries and school libraries, including the Houston Independent School District, Philadelphia Public Schools, and the Berkeley Unified School District...

    , library automation software
  • The Alexandria Quartet
    The Alexandria Quartet
    The Alexandria Quartet is a tetralogy of novels by British writer Lawrence Durrell, published between 1957 and 1960. A critical and commercial success, the books present four perspectives on a single set of events and characters in Alexandria, Egypt, before and during World War II.As Durrell...

     a tetralogy by Lawrence Durrell
  • The Alexandria trilogy, three films by Youssef Chahine
    Youssef Chahine
    Youssef Chahine was an Egyptian film director active in the Egyptian film industry since 1950. He was credited with launching the career of actor Omar Sharif...

    : Alexandria... Why?, An Egyptian Story and Alexandria Again and Forever
  • Alexandria Everett, a contestant in America's Next Top Model, Cycle 16
    America's Next Top Model, Cycle 16
    America's Next Top Model, Cycle 16 is the sixteenth cycle of America's Next Top Model and the tenth season to be aired on The CW network...

     and America's Next Top Model, Cycle 17, making her the only contestant to compete in 2 back-to-back cycles.

See also

  • Alessandria (disambiguation)
    Alessandria (disambiguation)
    Alessandria may refer to three towns in Italy, and to various things related to them*Alessandria, a town in Piedmont**U.S. Alessandria Calcio 1912, Alessandria’s football club...

  • Sikandarabad (disambiguation)