Cairo (/ˈkaɪroʊ/ KYE-roh; Arabic: القاهرة , al-Qāhirah) is the capital and largest
city of Egypt. Greater Cairo is the largest metropolitan area in the Middle East ... More »
Cairo, the current capital of Egypt and the largest city in the Middle East and ... of
Egypt, the cultural capital of the Arab world, and a landmark of historical and ...
The origins of the present-day Cairo can be traced back to the Egyptian capital of
Memphis, which is believed to have been founded in the early 4th millennium ...
Apr 17, 2014 ... Cairo, Arabic Al-Qāhirah (“The Victorious”), city, capital of Egypt, and one of ...
complex is understandable only in the context of the city's history.
Definition: The Islamic city of Cairo
is, oddly enough, one of the newer cities in Egypt
, founded in the 7th century AD as a military outpost. In the 10th century, Cairo
was made the capital of the Fatimid dynasty, led by Al-Muez Ledin-Ellah and his general Gawhar. So... More »
History. The first settlement in the region of present-day Cairo was al-Fustat, ... of
Egypt, founding a dynasty that lasted for two centuries, Cairo became their ...
History for Cairo: historical information for tourists travelling to Cairo. ... Then in
the mid-13th century, the Mamaluks seized control of Egypt. Under them, Cairo ...
However, as we begin our story of Cairo, we see that the world of Ancient Egypt
does not have a great impact on the Cairo area. Though the Pyramids at Giza, ...
Egypt, especially Cairo, is very rich in History. There are few travelers who never
heard of Egypt and its history that have roots going back to thousands of years ...
History. Almost directly across the Nile from Cairo was Memphis, an ancient
Egyptian capital. Babylon, a Roman fortress city, occupied what is now a SE