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Discover Cairo in Egypt!

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Cairo in the region of Al Qāhirah with it's 7,734,614 habitants is a town located in Egypt and is the capital of this country.

Map of the area of Cairo in Egypt

Local time in Cairo is now 05:25 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Cairo" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Tyre, Gaza, Tel Aviv, Haifa, Tanta or Abdin. When in this area, you might want to check out as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

28°C / 82 °F Light rain
Morning Temperature 17°C / 62 °F
Evening Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Night Temperature 19°C / 66 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 27%
Air Pressure 1012.3 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 68% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Tuesday, 2nd of May 2017
Light rain, light breeze, clear sky.
Light rain Day: 24°C (75 °F)
Night: 18°C (64 °F)
Wednesday, 3rd of May 2017
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 30°C (85 °F)
Night: 16°C (62 °F)
Thursday, 4th of May 2017
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 30°C (87 °F)
Night: 15°C (59 °F)

Videos

Kuwait Airways Kuwait City to Cairo - Ca...

09:24 min ( February 13, 2010 by Flyingramses)
Views: 3,396 - Rating: 5/5

Landing in Cairo in A310, approach from Red Sea and Suez, February 2010

Ramses Square becomes Ramses Park Cairo ...

10:00 min ( October 21, 2009 by blokkatsvanveen)
Views: 8,468 - Rating: 4.875/5

Ramses Park Location: Cairo, Egypt Client: Cairo Governate Status: design In cooperation with MA_A, Maissa Architectures Ramses Park becomes the green heart of Cairo. A sustainable city needs green. L...


Globetrotting: Egypt (Cairo / Ramses Hil...

09:11 min ( March 07, 2010 by 12Shilo12)
Views: 3,690 - Rating: 4.42857/5

7th in my "Globetrotting: Egypt" series. In this: pictures & video footage of Cairo, the Egyptian Museum & the Ramses Hilton (hotel I stayed at). PLEASE rate, COMMENT & subscribe... For BONUS footage ...

Egypt Cairo trip last night shooting

03:58 min ( November 22, 2006 by sarrys)
Views: 5,372 - Rating: 3.5/5

In January 1997 after spending the new year in Lebanon I went to visit my good friend from CSU long beach, Hitham in moive is cool dude who always try to talk like Indian lover.. was promoting Cairo t...


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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Cairo during the next days.

02
May
2017

CEMENT & CONCRETE MIDDLE EAST 2017

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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04
May
2017

MAC FRUIT ATTRACTION 2017

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Egymedica

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05
May
2017

EINMUSIK

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JONAS SAALBACH

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09
May
2017

GLASS WORLD - EGYPT 2017

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11
May
2017

Cities’ Identity Through Architecture And Arts (CITAA)

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Cities’ Identity Through Architecture And Arts (CITAA)

Beginning: 09:00 am (09:00).
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Cities Through Architecture And Arts (CTAA)

Beginning: 10:00 am (10:00).
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16
May
2017

ICT Vendors & Integrators And Cloud City

Beginning: 11:00 am (11:00).
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Interesting facts about this location

Ramses Station

Ramses Railway Station is the main railway station of Cairo, Egypt. The name is derived from the Ancient Egyptian pharaoh Ramses II whose statue was erected by Nasser on the square in 1955. The station was formerly known as Misr Station. The original railway station was built as the terminal of the first rail link from Alexandria to Cairo in 1856. The current building was erected in 1892 and upgraded in 1955. As of January 2001 it was undergoing a major modernisation.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 30.06, 31.25 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Cairo, Rail transport in Egypt, Railway stations in Egypt, Railway stations opened in 1856, Transport in Cairo, Transport infrastructure completed in 1892

Abdeen Palace

Abdeen Palace is a historic Cairo palace, and one of the official residences and the principal workplace of the President of Egypt, located above Qasr el-Nil Street in eastern Downtown Cairo, Egypt.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 30.06, 31.25 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Art museums and galleries in Egypt, Buildings and structures in Cairo, Downtown Cairo, History museums in Egypt, Houses completed in 1874, Muhammad Ali Dynasty, Museums in Cairo, Neoclassical architecture in Egypt, Official residences in Egypt, Palaces in Egypt, Royal residences in Egypt, Visitor attractions in Cairo

TWA Flight 903

TWA Flight 903 was a regularly scheduled flight from Bombay (Mumbai), India to New York-Idlewild, via Cairo and Rome-Ciampino. The Star of Maryland, a Lockheed Constellation L-749A, flew the route on the night of August 31, 1950. It departed Cairo at 23:35 for Rome-Ciampino with 55 persons aboard (48 passengers and seven crew members) in good weather.

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Located at 30.06, 31.25 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:1950 in Egypt, Accidents and incidents involving the Lockheed Constellation, Airliner accidents and incidents caused by in-flight fires, Airliner accidents and incidents caused by mechanical failure, Aviation accidents and incidents in 1950, Aviation accidents and incidents in Egypt, Trans World Airlines accidents and incidents

1959 African Cup of Nations

The 1959 African Cup of Nations was the second edition of the Africa Cup of Nations, the football championship of Africa. It was hosted and won by the United Arab Republic, a short-lived confederation between Egypt and Syria. Only three teams participated: host team United Arab Republic, Sudan and Ethiopia. All three matches took place in Cairo.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 30.06, 31.25 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:1959 African Cup of Nations, 1959 in African football, 1959 in Egypt, Africa Cup of Nations, International football (soccer) competitions hosted by Egypt

Al-Hakim Mosque

Al-Jam`e Al-Anwar also Al-Hakim Mosque is a major Islamic religious site in Cairo, Egypt. It is named after Imam Al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah (985–1021), the sixth Fatimid caliph,16 th Fatimid/Ismaili Imam and the first to be born in Egypt. The mosque was originally built as an enclosure by the Fatimid vizier Gawhar Al-Siqilli (c. 928–992), but was incorporated into the extended fortifications built by Badr al-Jamali. It consists of an irregular rectangle with four arcades surrounding the courtyard.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 30.06, 31.25 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:10th-century mosques, Fatimid architecture, Medieval Cairo, Mosques in Cairo, Muizz Street, Visitor attractions in Cairo

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