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Cairo, Egypt - Satellite Image Map




Cairo Egypt satellite image map


Where is Egypt?



Cairo Profile:


Cairo is located in northeastern Africa near the head of the Nile River Delta, about 160 kilometers (100 miles) south of the Mediterranean Sea and 135 kilometers (80 miles) west of the Red Sea. It is the capital city of Egypt, and the largest city in Africa.

Visible Communities in the Satellite Image:


Other cities and communities visible in this image include: El Giza, Shubra el Kheima, El Ma'adi, Qalyub, Tura, Nahya, Helwan, Shibin el Qanatir, Abu Za'bal, Siryaqus, El Khanka, Burtus, El Qanatir el Qahiriya, Tanan, Shatanuf, El Rahawi, Birqash, El Mansuriya, and Abu el Numrus.

Visible Features in the Satellite Image:


Other features visible in this image include: the Great Pyramids at Giza, Cairo International Airport, Alex-Cairo Highway, the Gizera Sporting Club, the City of the Dead, and The Citadel. A few of the physical features include the Damietta Nile, Rosetta Nile, the Delta Barrage, Rhoda Island, Mogattam Hills, and the encroaching Eastern and Western Deserts.

Population:


16100000

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