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Lower Egypt

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Lower Egypt (Arabic: دلتا مصر‎ delta màSr) is an extensive region of Egypt containing the Nile Delta, Cairo, Alexandria, and the pyramid fields near Cairo. In ancient times, Lower Egypt was known as Ta-mehu which means Land of Papyrus.


Map of Lower Egypt
  • 1 Cairo — firmly attached to the past and home to a vibrant modern society
  • 2 Alexandria — a faded shade of its former glorious cosmopolitan self, but still worth a visit
  • 3 Damanhur
  • 4 Dumyat
  • 5 Fayum — the forgotten gem of Egypt
  • 6 Mansoura
  • 7 Port Said
  • 8 Tanta
  • 9 Zagazig

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