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INSTITUTION NAME AND MAIN ADDRESS
COUNTRY Egypt
INSTITUTION NAME Antioniades Public Park”
MAIN ADDRESS Antioniades Public Park , Alexandria (Egypt)
DESCRIPTION
AREA Approximately 120 ha
LATITUDE 43, 98 º N
LONGITUDE 25, 33 º E
ALTITUDE 34 m
PRECIPITATION 200 mm
INFORMATION ABOUT THE INSTITUTION
STATUS State
INSTITUTION TYPE Botanic Garden depending on the Horticulture Research Institute
DATE FOUNDED 1860
1986 as a Botanical Garden
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS Trees, shrubs, climbers and herbaceous flowering plants (annual and perennial) native of Egypt, a peculiar group of palm trees and a rose garden (opened in 1929; 13,5 ha aprox.)
TAXA No information available
PROGRAMMES No information available
FEATURES AND FACILITIES • Laboratories
• Area of greenhouses and nurseries (about 46 ha)
• Arboretum
• Cafeteria
• Amphitheater
MAIN DEFICIENCIES No information available
OTHER INFORMATION It was established in 1860 in the palace of Sir John Antoniadis (a Greek merchant). In 1986, however, the presidential decision No. 112 put the garden under the auspices of the Horticulture Research Institute of Egypt (Ministry of Agriculture)
SOURCES CONSULTED Web:

www.hortinst.com

www.antoniades-alex.com

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