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25 Most Visited Websites in Egypt

Alexa Internet, an intelligent Web Navigation tool, has a list of the top 500 sites in Egypt - here are the top 25.
Gehad Hussein | 27.10.2011
Multinational cooperations usually ask themselves how and where to place their online advertisements. A tool most of their marketing departments use to solve this issue is Alexa.

Alexa is continually crawling all publicly-available websites to create a series of snapshots of the web. They then use the data they collected to create features and services related to Site Info (Traffic Ranks, search analytics, demographics etc.) and Related Links (Sites that are similar or relevant to the one you are currently viewing). It also has a downloadable toolbar.

It has a list of the top sites all over the world, but one can also sort them by country and category.

The following is an account of the 25 most visited websites in Egypt:

1. Facebook ( A social utility that connects people, to keep up with friends, upload photos, share links and videos - we all know THE Facebook.

2. Google Egypt ( The famous search engine specialized in Egyptian-based search results.

3. YouTube ( YouTube is a way to get your videos to the people who matter to you. Upload, tag and share your videos worldwide. The internet is becoming very audiovisual.

4. Google ( Enables users to search the world's information, including webpages, images, and videos. Offers unique features and search technology.

5. Yahoo! ( A major internet portal and service provider offering search results, customizable content, chatrooms, free e-mail, clubs, and pager.

6. AlYoum AlSabee' ( The first daily electronic journal in Egypt with a weekly printed copy.

7. Blogger ( Free, automated weblog publishing tool that sends updates to a site via FTP.

8. Inc. ( Largest Arab Online Community with the most famous email service as well as bilingual Arabic and English online community services.

9. Fatakat ( A forum targeted at Arab females, discussing family issues, recipes, fashion, news etc.

10. Windows Live ( Microsoft's search engine.

11. My Egy ( A website to download Arabic and Foreign movies, games, music etc.

12. MediaFire ( MediaFire is a way for businesses, professionals, and individuals to host files and share them with others.

13. Masrawy ( News, translation, games and a collection of forums.

14. Al-Ahram Newspaper ( Daily Egyptian newspaper.

15. Yalla Kora ( A sports-website covering the sports-scene all over the Middle East.

16. XNXX Galleries [EXPLICIT CONTENT] ( Categorized in multiple languages, this site features links to pics, movies and stories in various niches such as public nude, upskirt and shemales.

17. ( A website with downloadable music, translated movies, games and programs.

18. Akhbarak ( News website about Egypt.

19. Wikipedia ( A free encyclopedia built collaboratively using wiki software.

20. Twitter ( Social networking and microblogging service utilising instant messaging, SMS or a web interface.

21. Searchqu ( Search engine.

22. Babylon ( This interactive tool provides you with a dictionary and additional information on words found within any Windows application. Forum, support pages, professional and adware versions.

23. MSN ( Portal for shopping, news and money, e-mail, search, and chat.

24. AlWafd ( Egyptian opposition political party profile and newspaper.

25. 4shared ( A simple and easy-to-use service offering free online files storage and sharing accessible worldwide.
About the author: Gehad Hussein