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Towns and cities of Egypt

Egypt's all crowded and big cities are concentrated along the banks of the Nile, and on the river's delta. Apart from these Deserts occupy most of the country.


Alexandria is the one of the greatest ancient cities and the modern Egyptian capital Cairo is the Africa's largest city for its age old culture and commerce.

The other cities are -

  • Aswan,
  • Asyut,
  • El-Mahalla El-Kubra,
  • Giza, the site of the Pyramid of Khufu,
  • Hurghada,
  • Luxor,
  • Kom Ombo,
  • Port Safaga,
  • Port Said,
  • Sharm el Sheikh,
  • Suez, where the Suez Canal is located,
  • Zagazig,
  • Al-Minya.
  • Oases include Bahariya, el Dakhla, Farafra, el Kharga and Siwa.
Last Updated on Friday 13th November 2009