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Egyptian cities are cities that can be founded by the Egyptian civilization in Civilization V and its expansions. The first city founded is the Capital5 Capital, and the names of future cities are chosen in the order they appear on the list below.

The names listed are default names; players can change their cities' names if they choose.

Founding Order City Name Notes
1 Thebes Greek name for the Egyptian city of Waset; religious center
2 Memphis Near the Pyramids, ceremonial city often used for prolific burials (such as those of Pharaohs) and celebrations; actual capital of Egypt
3 Heliopolis Greek name for the city of Iunu; ancient city near Cairo
4 Elephantine An island in the Nile River, part of modern Aswan, Egypt
5 Alexandria Major historical port city, home of Great Library and Great Lighthouse
6 Pi-Ramesses City built by Ramesses II that served as his de facto capital
7 Giza The third largest city in modern Egypt
8 Byblos Shared with city-states list, not buildable if they are in the game
9 Akhetaten Ancient city in the Amarna site; abandoned after the death of its namesake
10 Hieraconpolis Greek name for Nekhen
11 Abydos Capital of ancient Upper Egypt
12 Asyut Near the modern city of the same name
13 Avaris Ancient city in the Nile Delta; absorbed into Pi-Ramesses
14 Lisht Modern village near the ancient city of el-Lisht
15 Buto Now Tell al-Fara’in near Desouk, Egypt
16 Edfu Also known as Behdet in ancient times, now a modern city on the Nile
17 Pithom The exact location is uncertain; was also called Heroonopolis and Per-Atum
18 Busiris The name of several ancient cities in Upper and Middle Egypt
19 Kahun The village of the workers that constructed the Pyramids
20 Athribis Greek name for two different ancient Egyptian cities
21 Mendes Greek name for the ancient city of Djedet; known as Tell El-Ruba today
22 Elashmunein El-Ashmunein or Hermopolis in Greek; also the name of a nearby modern town
23 Tanis Greek for the town of Djanet
24 Bubastis Greek for the town of Per-Bast, now known as Tell Basta
25 Oryx Now the city of Minya, Egypt
26 Sebennytus Ancient city in Lower Egypt
27 Akhmin Modern city; ancient city was known as Khent-min
28 Karnak Karnak Temple Complex
29 Luxor Modern city formerly known as Thebes
30 El Kab Area that includes the city of Nekhen (Hieraconpolis)
31 Armant A modern and ancient city near Thebes
32 Balat Modern city built over an ancient site
33 Ellahun El-Lahun; a workers village for the Senusret II Pyramid
34 Kom Medinet Ghurab An ancient city in Middle Egypt
35 Hawara An archaeological site at the entrance to the Fayyum Oasis
36 Dashur A necropolis known for the Dashur Pyramids
37 Raqote A small settlement where Alexandria was founded
38 Damanhur A modern and ancient city
39 Merimde The name of the predynastic Egyptian culture or the site they occupied
40 Abusir Archaeological site near Cairo, Egypt
41 Herakleopolis Roman name for Nen-nesu
42 Akoris Greek for the modern city of Tihna al-Gabal
43 Benihasan Beni Hasan is an ancient Egyptian cemetery
44 Tasa The name of the site where the predynastic Tasain culture existed
45 Badari The name of the site where the predynastic Badarian culture existed
46 Hermopolis The site of ancient Khum, near modern El Ashmunein
47 Amrah El Amrah is an ancient cemetery in Egypt
48 Negade The process of Egyptian unification started in ancient Nagada
49 Koptos Greek for the city of Qift, Egypt
50 Hermonthis Greek for the city of Armant
51 Ombos Alternative name of the city of Naqada
52 Aniba The Tomb of Aniba
53 Soleb An ancient town in Nubia, or a necropolis
54 Semna A region in ancient Nubia
55 Amara The archaeological site that contains Akhetaten
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