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The Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria is the official name for the largest Christian church in Egypt. The Church belongs to the Oriental Orthodox family of churches, since the Council of Chalcedon in AD 451. This church was established by Saint Mark the apostle and evangelist in the 1st century. The head of the church is the Pope of Alexandria.
The following is a partial list of Coptic Orthodox Churches in Egypt; the count stands at 2,000 churches: