Cairo is an Egyptian city located in the north of it, on a latitude of 30.02 degrees north of the equator, and a longitude of 31.13 degrees east of the Greenwich Line, and its land area is 453 km2, and is divided administratively into four main regions, and its population according to the statistics of 2015 is 9.5 million people. The political and administrative aspects of the Arab Republic of Egypt, and its official language is Arabic.
Some of the effects of Cairo’s palaces:
- Abdeen Palace: He built the days of the rule of the Muhammad Ali Pasha family over Egypt, and was the seat of rule between 1872 and 1952 CE.
- Baron Palace: It is located on the main road leading to Cairo International Airport specifically on Al-Oruba Street, designed by the French architect Alexander Marcel, and decorated by George Louis Claude.
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Cairo City Monuments:
- Egyptian Museum: It has been built since 1906 and is located in the heart of the city, specifically in Tahrir Square, and includes a large collection of ancient Pharaonic monuments.
- Giza Zoo: Established in 1891 AD, it is considered one of the largest zoos in the countries of the Middle East, and was known in the past as the crown jewel
- Khan Al-Khalily: It is considered one of the largest markets in the Islamic Cairo region.
- Salah al-den al-ayobi’s castle: It was constructed on top of Mount Mokattam during the days of Salah al-Din al-Ayyubi’s rule, and was completed by Sultan al-Kamil ibn al-Adil.
- Al-Azhar Park: It was built by Salah Al-Din Al-Ayoubi 800 years ago, and it is located in the heart of the city.
- Aquarium: Also known as the Jabaliyya Garden, it is located in Jabaliyya Street specifically in the Zamalek region. It was built in 1867 AD by Khedive Ismail, and it was officially opened to the public in 1867 CE.
- Roxy Square: He built the days of the British Mandate rule on the land of Egypt, and includes many buildings such as cafes, shops, and famous cafes.
- The eyes course: It is also called the Aqueduct, and was built during the days of the rule of Sultan Al-Nasir Salahuddin Yusef bin Ayyub, and was completely renewed by Sultan Al-Nasir Muhammad bin Qalawun in 1312 AD.
- Saqqara Pyramids It includes many tombs of the kings who lived in the early ages until the Ptolemaic period.
- Islamic mosques: Many of them are:
- Muhammad Ali Mosque: It was built in the Ottoman style between 1830 and 1848 CE by Muhammad Ali Pasha.
- Ibn Tulun Mosque: It was built in the style of Samarra in 263 AH by Ahmed bin Tulun
- Imam Hussain Mosque: It was built during the rule of the Fatimids in 1154 AD, and it is located in the Al-Hussein neighborhood next to Khan Al-Khalili, and it is characterized by the fact that it includes three doors built of white marble.
- Amr ibn al-Aas mosque: It is the first mosque built on the African continent.