Alexandria

Education

2.8/5

Healthcare

0.4/5

City Score

Living in Alexandria

Safety

3.4/5

Culture

2.3/5

Things to do in Alexandria

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1.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina
1,770+ Reviews

2.

Montazah Gardens
898+ Reviews

3.

Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa
670+ Reviews

4.

Fort Qaitbey
1,053+ Reviews

5.

Royal Jewelry Museum
201+ Reviews

Economy in Alexandria

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Average monthly salary

Economic Freedom

%

GDP growth

%

Income tax rate

%

Corporate tax rate

%

Sales tax

%

Size of government

%

Sound money

%

International trade

%

Regulation

%

Territorial taxation

No

Cost of Living in Alexandria

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Cost of Living Index

28.7%

Housing

$ 1
1 Bedroom apartment outside city
$ 1
3 bedroom apartment in city
$ 1
1 bedroom apartment in city

Eating out

$ 1
Meal at inexpensive restaurant
$ 1
3 course meal for 2 people
$ 1
Meal at mcdonalds

Groceries

$ 1
0.5L Domestic beer
$ 1
Cigarette Pack (marlboro)
$ 1
1kg Chicken breast

Monthly Hotel Prices

Mid Low

Avg. Entire Apartment

$ 1

Min. Entire apartment

$ 1

Max. Entire Apartment

$ 1

Monthly Airbnb Prices

Semi-popular

Mid Low

Avg. Shared Room

$ 1

Min. Shared Room

$ 1

Max. Shared Room

$ 1

Mid Low

Avg. Private Room

$ 1

Min. Private Room

$ 1

Max. Private Room

$ 1

Low

Avg. Hotel Room

$ 1

Min. Hotel Room

$ 1

Max. Hotel Room

$ 1

Mid Low

Avg. Entire Apartment

$ 1

Min. Entire apartment

$ 1

Max. Entire Apartment

$ 1

Phone carriers in Alexandria

Top phone carriers

Vodafone (best coverage)

Orange

Etisalat

 

Cost per 1gb of data: $1.1

Mid low

Restaurants in Alexandria

Mohamed Ahmed: 9134 reviews

Google: 4/5, 8790 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4/5, 12 reviews
Facebook: 4/5, 90 reviews
Foursquare: 8.4/10, 242 reviews

Zephere Resturant: 4763 reviews

Google: 4.2/5, 4557 reviews
Facebook: 4.2/5, 3 reviews
Yelp: 4/5, 68 reviews
Foursquare: 8.5/10, 135 reviews

Sea Gull: 2921 reviews

Google: 4.3/5, 2790 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.3/5, 131 reviews

Fish Market Marina: 3246 reviews

Google: 4.2/5, 2672 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.2/5, 574 reviews

Zephyrion: 1909 reviews

Google: 4.4/5, 1827 reviews
Facebook: 4.4/5, 82 reviews

Ecuador Coffee (Louran): 456 reviews

Google: 4.6/5, 456 reviews

Rio Cafe: 429 reviews

Google: 4/5, 379 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4/5, 11 reviews
Foursquare: 8/10, 39 reviews

Clay cafe: 221 reviews

Google: 4.2/5, 220 reviews
Tripadvisor: 5/5, 1 reviews

Beano’s Cafe: 117 reviews

Google: 4.2/5, 45 reviews
Tripadvisor: 3/5, 0 reviews

PRIMITIVE CAFE: 101 reviews

Google: 4.5/5, 101 reviews

Best reviewed restaurants

Cafes in Alexandria

Coffee Roastery: 1982 reviews

Google: 4.4/5, 1812 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4/5, 170 reviews

Carlos Cafe: 1554 reviews

Google: 4.1/5, 1530 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.5/5, 24 reviews

GRAND CAFE: 1121 reviews

Google: 4.2/5, 985 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4/5, 25 reviews
Foursquare: 7.2/10, 111 reviews

Sol Cafe: 638 reviews

Google: 4.2/5, 638 reviews

Costa Coffee: 591 reviews

Google: 4.3/5, 567 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4/5, 24 reviews

L Passage: 1889 reviews

Google: 4.4/5, 1824 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.4/5, 65 reviews

White and Blue: 1597 reviews

Google: 4.3/5, 839 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.3/5, 758 reviews

Bruxies Kafr Abdo: 787 reviews

Google: 4.4/5, 694 reviews
Foursquare: 8.2/10, 93 reviews

Bruxies Kafr Abdo: 690 reviews

Google: 4.4/5, 690 reviews

Tejanos Mexican Grill: 538 reviews

Google: 4.4/5, 475 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.4/5, 63 reviews

Best reviewed cafes

Coworking Spaces in Alexandria

#94 of 777 cities with coworking spaces

High

25 Coworking spaces

Average monthly price of desk: Alexandria EGP 32/mo

Best reviewed coworking spaces

1. Portal 2 : 5

2. Perfect co-working space : 28

3. Hive Space : 11

4. Flux Coworking Space : 3

5. M3MAL : 2

6. Workstation : 1

7. Lametna : 1

8. Regus : 1

9. alex lab : No reviews

10. alex lab : No reviews

Gyms/Health & Fitness in Alexandria

Body GYM: 325 reviews

Google: 4.3/5, 163 reviews
Facebook: 4.7/5, 162 reviews

UpHill Gym: 305 reviews

Google: 4.2/5, 135 reviews
Facebook: 4.7/5, 170 reviews

up lift gym: 224 reviews

Google: 4.9/5, 54 reviews
Facebook: 4.7/5, 170 reviews

Eagle GYM: 145 reviews

Google: 4.2/5, 89 reviews
Facebook: 4.7/5, 56 reviews
Yelp: 4.5/5, 40 reviews

Top Fitness Academy: 125 reviews

Google: 4.3/5, 103 reviews
Facebook: 4.9/5, 22 reviews

Planet Gym Kafr Abdo: 117 reviews

Google: 4.3/5, 117 reviews

The Hit: 106 reviews

Google: 4.4/5, 106 reviews

World Gym Stanley Alexandria: 92 reviews

Google: 4.5/5, 92 reviews

Tamarin Center: 68 reviews

Google: 4.5/5, 40 reviews
Facebook: 4.7/5, 28 reviews

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Best reviewed gyms

Society in Alexandria

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Population Density

High

Average age

Popular Food/Drink in Alexandria

1. Hummus
2. Shawarma
3. Baba Ghanoush
4. Lokma
5. Basbousa

6. Toum

7. Shish Taouk

8. Kanafeh

9. Sugarcane Juice

10. Ful Medames

Environment in Alexandria

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Climate Index

0%

Weather

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
High°C181921232628303029272420
Low°C131314161922242524221916
SunshineVery sunnySemi-sunnyVery sunnyVery sunnyVery sunnyVery sunnyVery sunnyVery sunnyVery sunnyVery sunnyVery sunnyVery sunny
RainfallSemi-rainyNot rainyNot rainyNot rainyNot rainyNot rainyNot rainyNot rainyNot rainyNot rainyNot rainySemi-rainy
WindSemi-windySemi-windySemi-windySemi-windySemi-windySemi-windySemi-windySemi-windySemi-windySemi-windySemi-windySemi-windy
CloudNot cloudyNot cloudyNot cloudyNot cloudyNot cloudyNot cloudyNot cloudyNot cloudyNot cloudyNot cloudyNot cloudyNot cloudy

Near mountains

Yes

Near beach

Yes

Island

Yes

Pollution

Politics in Alexandria

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Individual freedom

%

Equality

%

National Security

%

Rule of law

%

Legal system

%

Identity & Relationships

%

Religious Freedom

%

Democracy Index

0%

Freedom of association

%

Freedom of movement

%

Freedom of expression

%

Culture in Alexandria

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Sights & Landmarks

Nature & Parks

Spas & Wellness

Museums & Art Galleries

Theaters & Concerts

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Quick Stats

Socket Type:

C / F

Main Sport:

Football Soccer

Capital City:

No

Driving Side:

right

Calling Code:

20

Time zone:

UTC+02:00

Drinkable Tap Water:

Unsafe

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