Cairo world map. Islamic cairo is a fascinating area of old cairo but its easy to get lost without our islamic cairo walking tour map a guide for the best things to see. Cairo international airport is in egypts capital city cairo. Cairo airport is located towards the north eastern part of the city and about 15 kilometers from the heart of the citys business area. The greek historian herodotus called egypt the gift of the nile and along that life giving river the ancient egyptians built their amazing civilization one they ruled for three millennia.
As beautiful as it is crazy and as rich in historic finery as it is half dilapidated cairo tends to be a city that travelers love and hate in equal measures. This mega citys constant buzz and noise is a product of its 22 or so million inhabitants simultaneously crushing cairos infrastructure under their collective weight and lifting its spirits up with their exceptional humour. Its sheer noise pollution and confounding traffic are an assault on your senses but look. Cairo international airport is the mainstay of egyptair as well as being the busiest egyptian airport.
Old cairo egyptian arabic. Modern english school cairo is a learning community which provides a high quality education for children from foundation stage 1 to university entrance level serving the needs of egyptian and international families in cairo. Msr alkdymh masr el qadima also known as historic cairo or islamic cairo is a part of cairo egypt which pre dates the fatimid city of cairo founded in 969 ad. Find out which codes and abbreviations youll need for your trip or research as well as flight numbers and airport frequency data with world airport codes.
The area around present day cairo especially memphis that was the old capital of egypt had long been a focal point of ancient egypt due to its strategic location just upstream from the nile delta. The iata airport code for this airport is cai and icao airport code is heca.