Town in north east of Egypt located near the Mediterranean Sea. It is 326 km northwest of Cairo, and 103 km west of Alexandria, El Alamein is most notable as the place where the Allied forces of WW II gained a decisive victory of the Axis forces. There are several hotels and a beach resort. There is also a war museum with collectibles from the Battle of El Alamein and other North African battles. The only historical interest in this village would be related to WW II, and includes an Italian and German Military Cemeteries on Tell el-Eisa Hill just outside of town.