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Country  Egypt
City  Alexandria
Governorate  Alexandria
Time zone  EST (UTC+2)
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Shatby (Arabic: الشاطبي‎‎ El Shatby) is a neighborhood in Alexandria, Egypt.


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Many important institutes are located in Shatby, such as:

  • Alexandria University
  • Bibliotheca Alexandrina
  • Collège Saint Marc
  • El Nasr Boys' School
  • El Nasr Girls' College
  • Lycée Français d'Alexandrie (Lycée Al-Horreya)
  • Shatby Pediatric Hospital
  • El Ittihad Alexandria
  • Collège Saint Marc, Alexandria
  • El Selah Club
  • Cemetery and war memorial

    The main Alexandria cemetery complex is in Shatby. It includes the Alexandria Military and War Memorial Cemetery, a Commonwealth War Cemetery that includes the graves of British and Empire service personnel who died in the First and Second World Wars. 2,259 are from the First World War and 503 are from the Second World War.

    Also in the military cemetery is the Shatby Memorial, which commemorates 986 United Kingdom and British Empire service personnel who died at sea in the Mediterranean in the First World War and have no grave on land. Most were killed in the sinking of troop ships or defensively armed merchant ships, including HMT Aragon, HMT Cameronia, HMT Leasowe Castle, HMT Osmanieh and SS Persia.

    Commonwealth war graves are also to be found in:

  • Shatby British Protestant Cemetery, where are buried three British merchant seamen from HMT Aragon of World War I and seven service personnel and a war correspondent of World War II,
  • Shatby Jewish Cemetery Number 3, where are buried 20 service personnel of World War I (of whom 19 are in one plot) and two of World War II, besides a memorial to fallen men of the Zion Mule Corps.
  • References

    Shatby Wikipedia

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