From the “Black Marble” NASA released first time in 5 years, Nile Delta at night is stunning. From the image, lights of the cities on the coastline including Alexandria are prominent.

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The Nile Delta is where the Nile River spreads out and drains into the Mediterranean Sea. It is one of the world’s largest river deltas, from Alexandria in the west to Port Said in the east, it covers 240km of Mediterranean coastline, and is a rich agricultural region.

The local scenery on the ground is as follows.

Credit: Wikipedia

Nile River at night is introduced in No.83: Nile River At Night as well.

Reference: Black Marble: NASA View Illuminates Earth at Night
See earthview photo gallery with web-globe: LiVEARTH