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Cairo overview

Cairo is located in Muḩāfaz̧at al Qāhirah and has 7,734,614 inhabitants which represent 100.00 % of the population of Muḩāfaz̧at al Qāhirah. Cairo time zone is Africa/Cairo.

Cairo currency is Pound (EGP) and the dialing code is +20.

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Current local time in Cairo

Cairo
Time zone : Africa/Cairo

Zone : EET/EEST Eastern European Time | UTC : +02:00 hours | DST : +02:00 hours

Local time :
Local time in Cairo
Time zone :
Africa/Cairo
Capital :
Population :
7,734,614
Elevation :
23 m
Currency :
Pound
Dial code :
+20

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Airports near Cairo

AirportCityDistance
Almaza Air Force BaseCairo11 km / 6.9 mi
Cairo International AirportCairo16 km / 10.2 mi
Cairo West AirportEl Cairo33 km / 20.3 mi
Bilbeis AirportBilbeis50 km / 31.1 mi
Bilbeis 2 AirfieldBilbeis57 km / 35.7 mi

Cairo closest cities and places

PlacePopulationDistance from CairoRoadmap
Alexandria3,811,516 inhabitants178 km / 111 mi Distance from Cairo to Alexandria
Al Jīzah2,443,203 inhabitants7 km / 4 mi Distance from Cairo to Al Jīzah
Port Said538,378 inhabitants166 km / 103 mi Distance from Cairo to Port Said
Suez488,125 inhabitants123 km / 77 mi Distance from Cairo to Suez
Al Maḩallah al Kubrá431,052 inhabitants101 km / 63 mi Distance from Cairo to Al Maḩallah al Kubrá
Luxor422,407 inhabitants505 km / 314 mi Distance from Cairo to Luxor
Asyūţ420,585 inhabitants321 km / 199 mi Distance from Cairo to Asyūţ
Al Manşūrah420,195 inhabitants109 km / 68 mi Distance from Cairo to Al Manşūrah
Tanda404,901 inhabitants84 km / 52 mi Distance from Cairo to Tanda
Al Fayyūm306,393 inhabitants93 km / 58 mi Distance from Cairo to Al Fayyūm
Zagazig285,097 inhabitants63 km / 39 mi Distance from Cairo to Zagazig
Ismailia284,813 inhabitants115 km / 72 mi Distance from Cairo to Ismailia
Kafr ad Dawwār267,370 inhabitants160 km / 100 mi Distance from Cairo to Kafr ad Dawwār
Aswan241,261 inhabitants685 km / 425 mi Distance from Cairo to Aswan
Qinā235,362 inhabitants458 km / 284 mi Distance from Cairo to Qinā
Ḩalwān230,000 inhabitants25 km / 16 mi Distance from Cairo to Ḩalwān
Damanhūr227,943 inhabitants132 km / 82 mi Distance from Cairo to Damanhūr
Al Minyā227,150 inhabitants223 km / 138 mi Distance from Cairo to Al Minyā
Sohag209,419 inhabitants393 km / 244 mi Distance from Cairo to Sohag
Banī Suwayf189,624 inhabitants111 km / 69 mi Distance from Cairo to Banī Suwayf
Shibīn al Kawm186,345 inhabitants59 km / 37 mi Distance from Cairo to Shibīn al Kawm
Banhā167,029 inhabitants45 km / 28 mi Distance from Cairo to Banhā
Ţalkhā157,737 inhabitants111 km / 69 mi Distance from Cairo to Ţalkhā
Kafr ash Shaykh143,970 inhabitants121 km / 75 mi Distance from Cairo to Kafr ash Shaykh
Mallawī142,504 inhabitants263 km / 163 mi Distance from Cairo to Mallawī
Dikirnis137,542 inhabitants119 km / 74 mi Distance from Cairo to Dikirnis
Idfū133,000 inhabitants588 km / 366 mi Distance from Cairo to Idfū
Bilbays129,211 inhabitants50 km / 31 mi Distance from Cairo to Bilbays
Arish128,855 inhabitants272 km / 169 mi Distance from Cairo to Arish
Jirjā128,250 inhabitants419 km / 261 mi Distance from Cairo to Jirjā

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Hotels and accommodation in Cairo

Ramses Palace Hostel

Address :
Ramses Palace Hostel
80 El Gomhoria Street, Ramses Square
99998 Cairo
Featuring free WiFi and a terrace, Ramses Palace Hostel offers accommodation in Cairo. Every room is fitted with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Each room includes a private bathroom. There is a 24-hour front desk at the property. Located at 0.50 km from Cairo center.
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Venus Hostel

Address :
Venus Hostel
38 Ramsis Street
Cairo
Venus Hotel provides budget accommodation in the centre of Ramesis Square, just 200 metres from Mubarak Metro station. It offers air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi and satellite TV. Located at 0.57 km from Cairo center.
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African House Hostel

Address :
African House Hostel
15,Emad Eldin Street,Downtown
Cairo
African House Hostel offers budget accommodation and a friendly atmosphere in the heart of downtown Cairo, 3 minutes’ walk from Ramses Train Station and 12 minutes from the Egyptian Museum. Located at 0.91 km from Cairo center.
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Windsor Hotel Cairo

Address :
Windsor Hotel Cairo
19 Alfi Str.
Cairo
Excellently located, just steps away from the Egyptian Museum and Khan El Khalili Bazaar, this hotel combines old world charm with modern amenities, including free wireless internet and continental breakfast. Located at 1.08 km from Cairo center.
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New Palace Hostel

Address :
New Palace Hostel
17, Soliman El Halaby St, From Emad El Din St
Cairo
This budget hotel in Cairo’s centre has air-conditioned rooms with a balcony. It is a 5-minute walk from Ramses Railway Station and a 10-minute walk from the Egyptian Museum. Located at 1.09 km from Cairo center.
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Cairo Kingdom Hostel

Address :
Cairo Kingdom Hostel
14 Emad El Deen Street , Downtown
99999 Cairo
Featuring a rooftop terrace overlooking the city, Cairo Kingdom Hostel offers simply furnished accommodation with free Wi-Fi. Various shopping outlets are available in downtown, just a 5-minute walk away. Located at 1.16 km from Cairo center.
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Garden View Hostel

Address :
Garden View Hostel
4 Zaki Street, Orabi Square, Tawfikya
Cairo
The Garden View Hostel is located in Cairo, 800 metres from the Ramses Railway Station. It has a fitness centre, and offers air-conditioned rooms with balconies and free Wi-Fi. Garden View rooms have large windows and modern furnishings. Located at 1.22 km from Cairo center.
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Cairo Khan Hotel

Address :
Cairo Khan Hotel
12 -26 July St., Downtown
Cairo
Khan Hotel is in the centre of Cairo, 13 km from the Pyramids. It features a state-of-the-art health club, a restaurant with panoramic views and free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. Located at 1.26 km from Cairo center.
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Safary Hostel

Address :
Safary Hostel
4 Souk El Tawfikeyya Street, 5th Floor, Downtown
11499 Cairo
Featuring free WiFi, Safary Hostel offers accommodation in Cairo. Every room is fitted with a shared bathroom. There is a 24-hour front desk and gift shop at the property. The nearest airport is Cairo Airport, 16 km from the property. Located at 1.30 km from Cairo center.
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Grand Hotel Cairo

Address :
Grand Hotel Cairo
17,26 July Street
99999 Cairo
Grand Hotel is just 200 metres from Nasser Subway Station, and one km from Cairo’s Egyptian Museum. It offers buffet breakfast, a billiards room and air-conditioned accommodation with a balcony. Located at 1.32 km from Cairo center.
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Travelers House Hostel

Address :
Travelers House Hostel
43 Sherif Street (on the corner of Sherief street and 26 July) 4th floor
Cairo
Offering free Wi-Fi and unbeatable budget accommodation, the Traveler's House Hotel is situated in the heart of downtown Cairo. It is ideally surrounded by excellent public transport links. Located at 1.33 km from Cairo center.
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Lyly Hostel

Address :
Lyly Hostel
43 Sherief Street, 6th Floor, Downtown
Cairo
Lyly Hostel is situated in Downtown Cairo. The property offers free WiFi access and simply furnished rooms. Metro Cinema is a 1-minute walk away. Located at 1.34 km from Cairo center.
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Mesho Inn

Address :
Mesho Inn
43 Sherif Street , Downtown
46619 Cairo
Mesho Inn is located in downtown Cairo, one km from the Cairo Museum and just 5 minutes’ walk from Nasser Metro Station. It offers elegant rooms with free Wi-Fi and private bathrooms. Located at 1.35 km from Cairo center.
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Richmond House Hostel

Address :
Richmond House Hostel
41 Sherif Street, Downtown
Cairo
Ideal for budget travellers, Richmond House Hostel is just 10 minutes' walk from the Egyptian Museum and Ramses Train Station and offers comfortable rooms with breakfast included. Located at 1.35 km from Cairo center.
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Carlton Hotel

Address :
Carlton Hotel
21 - 26Th Of July Street
Cairo
Located in a the centre of Cairo, close to all of the interesting city sites, this classically designed hotel features a restaurant and a roof top lounge. All the air-conditioned rooms are elegantly decorated and have private bathrooms. Located at 1.36 km from Cairo center.
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