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Friday, 9 May 2014

Alexandria::Ancient City in Egypt_Part_3

Modern city
Districts
Modern Alexandria is divided into six districts:
 al-Montaza District: population 1,190,287
 Shark (Eastern Alexandria) District: population 985,786
 Wassat (Central Alexandria) District: population 520,450
 al-Amriya District: population 845,845
 Agamy (Western Alexandria) District: population 386,374
 al-Gomrok District: population 145,558
There are also two cities under the jurisdiction of the Alexandria governorate forming metropolitan Alexandria:
 Borg Al-Arab city: population 186,900
 New Borg Al-Arab city: population 7,600
Neighborhoods
Maamoura, Montaza, Mandara (Bahary - Qibly), Asafra (Bahary - Qibly), Miami, Sidi Bishr (Bahary - Qibly), Saray, Victoria, Seyouf, Laurent, Tharwat, San Stefano, Gianaclis, Schutz, Zezenia, Glim, Bacchus, Saba Pasha, Fleming, Dahria, Bolkly, Stanley, Rushdy, Mustafa Kamel, Kafr Abdu, Smouha, Nozha, Sidi Gaber, Cleopatra, Sporting, Ibrahimiyya, Camp Caesar, Al Shatby, Hadara (Bahary - Qibly - New), Azarita (Originally Lazarette), Muharram Bek, El Raml Downtown, Koum Al Dikka, Eastern Harbor, Anfoushi, Manshiyya, Attarin, Karmous (aka Karmouz), Ras El Tin, El Labban, Mina El Basal, Western Harbor, Qabbary, Wardian, El Max, Dekheila, Agami (Al Bitaash (Originally "Beau Tache") - Al Hanuviel (Originally "Hameaux Ville")), Amreya, King Mariout, Burg al-Arab
Squares
 (Ahmed) Orabi Square (Mansheya Square), in Downtown
 Saad Zaghlul Square, in Downtown
 Tahrir Square (formerly Mohammed Ali Square, originally Place des Consuls), in Downtown
 Ahmed Zewail Square, near Wabour al-Mayah
Palaces
 Montaza Palace, in Montaza
 Ras al-Tiin Palace, in Ras al-Tiin
 Presidential Palace, in Maamoura
 Palais d’Antoniadis, in Smoha

 Montaza Palace
 Montaza palace
 Tiin Palace
 Antoniadis Palace

Citadels
Situated in East Alexandria, Qaitbay citadel is one of the few remaining citadels in city from 15th century
Recreational
 Montaza Royal Gardens
 Antoniades Park
 Shallalat Gardens
 Alexandria Zoo
 Green Plaza
 Fantazy Land
 Maamoura Beach, Alexandria
 Marina Resort

 View of Qaitbay Citadel

 Marina
 Shallalat Gardens
 Ferdinand Magellan
 Nelson
 Vasco da Gama
 Christopher Columbus
 English Garden
 French Garden

Façade of Alexandria Museum

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