Cairo world map. Old cairo egyptian arabic. Twelve people have been injured in an explosion near the airport in the egyptian capital of cairo with plumes of smoke billowing from the scene and photographs of the incident widely shared on. Cairo is one of the worlds great megacities. 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.
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. Cairo international airport is in egypts capital city cairo. Its sheer noise pollution and confounding traffic are an assault on your senses but look. 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 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. 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 iata airport code for this airport is cai and icao airport code is heca. In secondary we offer a choice between a british.
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. Cairo international airport is the mainstay of egyptair as well as being the busiest egyptian airport.