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Today, Greater Cairo encompasses various historic towns and modern districts into one of the most populous cities in the world.

A journey through Cairo is a virtual time travel: from the Pyramids, Saladin's Citadel, the Virgin Mary's Tree, the Sphinx, and ancient Heliopolis, to Al-Azhar, the Mosque of Amr ibn al-A'as, Saqqara, the Hanging Church, and the Cairo Tower.

It is the Capital of Egypt, and indeed its history is intertwined with that of the country. Today, Cairo's official name is Al-Qahira (Cairo), although the name informally used by most Egyptians is "Masr" (Egyptian Arabic name for Egypt).
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  • Copyright: Salma FE (Salma) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 194 W: 30 N: 66] (1276)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2007-04-05
  • Categories: Nature
  • Camera: Nikon D 70s
  • Exposure: f/4.2, 2 seconds
  • Details: Tripod: Yes
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2007-04-13 7:31
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