is the capital city of Egypt and in Arabic it is known as Al Qahira, the
caital city is also the largest city in Africa and in the Arab world.
The population of Cairo is over 8 million, Cairo is placed number
sixteen in population rate in the world. Cairo is a mixture of ancient
and modern cultural sights. Cairo has a nickname which is “The city of A
Thousand Minarets”. The city of Cairo was founded as a royal area for
Fatimid caliphs in 969 AD. The oldest part of Cairo is situated east of
the river; the western of Cairo is dominated of modern architecture and
government buildings. Cairo has also a large number of attractions as
the Cairo Opera House, the famous biggest market of the world Khan
El-Khalili, Cairo Tower, Old Cairo, the Egyptian Museum, The Khedivial
Opera House. There is a lot to see in Cairo and it is a fabulous city
full of history and culture.