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Port Said is an Egyptian city at the northern end of the Suez Canal, on the Mediterranean Sea
Port Said is considered to be the third most important city in Egypt, after Cairo, the capital, and Alexandria. This coastal city resides on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea at the entrance of the Suez Canal in the north.The Suez Canal and the governorate of Northern Sinai occupy the eastern borders of Port Said, while the city of Ismailia is located to its south, the governorate of Damietta to its east, and the Mediterranean Sea to its north.
The surface area of Port Said is around 1,350 square kilometers with a population that is estimated to be around 700,000 inhabitants. The city has six main neighborhoods with El Arab, Ganoub, El Zohour, and El Shareq being the most important.
There is also the Suez Canal Authority Building which is considered among the most important Islamic constructions in the city of Port Said, the Old Lighthouse, the Military Museum of Port Said, the Port Said National Museum, and the Museum of Modern Art.