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Ismailia is a city of antiquities, historical sites and historical sites. It is a treasure in itself, although its reputation is not as great as other historical cities in Egypt. It is one of the cities of the Suez Canal, and has seen in recent period a remarkable rise and development at the level of infrastructure and others. Its population (with suburbs) is estimated at half a million people. It was built in the middle of the canal, named after Khedive Ismail, as the headquarters of the Suez Canal Company and a shipping center. Ismailia is known for its gardens And its many natural parks. Its clean and clean air (due to the lack of industrial facilities) attracts visitors and tourists, especially in the spring and holidays. The city was divided into two main neighborhoods: the Arab Quarter, which was inhabited by Egyptians who dug the canal and the Ismailia canal, and the western neighborhood, which contrasts with the Arab quarter in terms of architecture and French lifestyle to the point of calling it "small Paris". It is now called the "Frankish" neighborhood. In our time, the city is divided into three central districts: the first neighborhood overlooking the canal, the second district and the third district. Some Ismailia neighborhoods are still French-style, Especially in engineering, design and urban planning, as these reflect the desire of Khedive Ismael and then to modernize Egypt and its features. In terms of tourism, Ismailia has many attractions, monuments and unique monuments, making it one of the most prominent cities in Egypt. The lakes are the lakes, the crocodile lake, parks, parks, fishing areas, Fayed, Abu Sultan and Fannara. Tourists also practice various types of water sports. Add to that her temperate climate All around the year and its proximity to Cairo, the East and the Qalyubia, and all this to the resort and Mshatta at the same time, and this is very rare in Egypt and the entire Arab region. Historical monuments in Ismailia begin with the Pharaonic era until our present time, and the oldest of these monuments are tombs dating back to the pre-family and the beginning of the age of the families - 5000 years ago. Among its most prominent tourist and archaeological sites: Archeology Museum, Delivespace Museum, Abu Attwa Tank Museum, Tabiya Orabi, Police Museum, Commonwealth Cemeteries, Al Maskhouta Hill, Tal al-Bahr, Tal al-Kawa, Tall Abu al-Kuba, Tall al-Kabir hill, Tall al-Saghir, Tal al-Bahr, the bridge of the Pharaonic canal Sisostris, Tal al-Rutabi area and Horus old war road. Ismailia is located at a vital crossroad with the governorates of North Sinai, South Sinai, Greater Cairo, Port Said and Suez. In Ismailia, Egypt's railway station was established. In early 2000, a public bus system was established.

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