Are properties in Alexandria Egypt’s best?
Given that the market extends from Holiday Homes and Resorts to Developments, New Homes, and Residential Property, it’s understandable to call properties in Alexandria Egypt’s best investment opportunities.
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Alexandria is the largest city is right on the Mediterranean coast. It is the largest port of Egypt, serving approximately 80% of imports and exports of Egypt. Alexandria is also an important tourist town. It is home to the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (the new Alexandria Library). It is an important industrial center because of its natural gas and oil pipelines from Suez.
Alexandria was founded around a small pharaonic town C 331 BC Alexander the Great. It remained the Egyptian capital of nearly a thousand years until the Muslim conquest of Egypt in the year 641, when a new capital was founded at Fustat (Fustat was later recorded in Cairo). Alexandria was known because of its lighthouse of Alexandria (Pharos), one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, and its library (the largest library in the ancient world) and the Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, one of the Seven Wonders the Middle Ages. Continuous underwater archeology in the harbor of Alexandria, which began in 1994, is revealing details of Alexandria both before the arrival of Alexander, when a town called Rhacotis existed, and during the Ptolemaic dynasty.
Alexander the Great Alexandria, founded in April 331 BC Ἀλεξάνδρεια (Alexandria). Chief architect for the project was Alessandro Dinocrates. Alexandria was intended to replace the Naucratis Hellenistic Egypt, and Greece and the rich Nile Valley. Egyptian cities, Rhakotis, already on the beach, and then gave the name of Alexandria language.
Since the continued presence of war in Alexandria in ancient times, very small historic center has been preserved until today. A large part of real activity and civil throughout the neighborhood sank in the harbor due to earthquake subsidence, and the rest was built over in modern times.