Results for - Alexandria, Egypt

1,492 voters participated in this survey
My nephew has been a English school teacher in Nebraska (USA) for 7 years now. He was recently offered a teaching position in Alexandria, Egypt. He has accepted the teaching position, and he will be moving to Alexandria in 6 months for this incredible job opportunity. Have you ever visited Alexandria, Egypt?

1. My nephew has been a English school teacher in Nebraska (USA) for 7 years now. He was recently offered a teaching position in Alexandria, Egypt. He has accepted the teaching position, and he will be moving to Alexandria in 6 months for this incredible job opportunity. Have you ever visited Alexandria, Egypt?

Yes
4%
64 votes
No
85%
1,267 votes
Undecided
2%
35 votes
Not Applicable
8%
126 votes
Do you know of anyone that has been or is currently a teacher in Egypt?

2. Do you know of anyone that has been or is currently a teacher in Egypt?

Yes
4%
62 votes
No
83%
1,242 votes
Undecided
2%
35 votes
Not Applicable
10%
153 votes
What facts do you know about Alexandria, Egypt?

3. What facts do you know about Alexandria, Egypt?

Population is over 4,546,231 people.
3%
50 votes
Nicknames: Mediterranean's Bride and Pearl of the Mediterranean.
6%
85 votes
Alexandria is the second largest city and a major economic center in Egypt.
11%
160 votes
It is also the largest city lying directly on the Mediterranean coast.
6%
94 votes
Alexandria is Egypt's largest seaport, serving approximately 80% of Egypt's imports and exports.
10%
148 votes
Alexandria has a hot desert climate that can range from 85 to 113 degrees (very humid weather).
10%
155 votes
Alexandria experiences violent storms, rain and sometimes sleet and hail during the cooler months.
4%
56 votes
Citadels: Situated in East Alexandria, Qaitbay citadel is one of the few remaining citadels in city from 15th century.
4%
63 votes
Palaces: Montaza Palace, Ras el tin Palace, Antoniadis Palace, and the Presidential Palace.
3%
52 votes
Recreational: Montaza Royal Gardens, Green Plaza, Alexandria Zoo, Marina Resort, Maamoura Beach, Façade of Alexandria Museum, and Pompey's Pillar.
2%
31 votes
Alexandria has a long history of foreign educational institutions.
7%
105 votes
The main sport that interests Alexandrians is football.
3%
47 votes
N/A
72%
1,074 votes
History: Alexandria was founded by Alexander the Great in April 331 BC as Ἀλεξάνδρεια (Alexandria). Alexander's chief architect for the project was Dinocrates. Alexandria was intended to supersede Naucratis as a Hellenistic center in Egypt, and to be the link between Greece and the rich Nile valley. The city and its museum attracted many of the greatest scholars, including Jews, Syrians and Greeks. Were you aware that

4. History: Alexandria was founded by Alexander the Great in April 331 BC as Ἀλεξάνδρεια (Alexandria). Alexander's chief architect for the project was Dinocrates. Alexandria was intended to supersede Naucratis as a Hellenistic center in Egypt, and to be the link between Greece and the rich Nile valley. The city and its museum attracted many of the greatest scholars, including Jews, Syrians and Greeks. Were you aware that "Alexander the Great" founded Alexandria?

Yes
33%
492 votes
No
38%
569 votes
Undecided
6%
87 votes
Not Applicable
23%
344 votes
02/15/2016 Travel 1492 29 By: msrcms

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