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Greater Cairo

القاهرة الكبرى Al-Qāhira ِ Al-Kubra
Coordinates: 30°03′N 31°22′E / 30.050°N 31.367°E / 30.050; 31.367
KintraFlag of Egypt.svg Egyp
ProvinceCairo
Giza
Qalyubia
Population
 (1 Januar 2010)
 • Tot19,622,652
 estimate
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)

Greater Cairo (Arabic: القاهرة الكبرىAl-Qāhira Al-Kubra) is the lairgest metropolitan aurie in Egyp an the third lairgest urban aurie in the Islamic Warld efter Jakarta an Istanbul. It is the lairgest urban aurie in Africae, Mediteranean kintras an North Africae.[1] It is the warld's 16t lairgest metropolitan aurie,[2] consistin o current govrenorates Cairo, Giza, an Qalyubia.

Population[eedit | eedit soorce]

Govrenorate Population
1 Januar 2010 estimates
Egyptian Statistics
Aurie
km²
Cairo 8,968,723 214
Giza 6,107,365 85,153
Qalyubia 4,546,564 1,001
3 Govrenorates 19,622,652 86,368

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Demographia World Urban Areas & Population Projections (PDF), Demographia, 2009, retrieved 9 Jul 2009 Unknown parameter |month= ignored (help)
  2. R.L. Forstall, R.P. Greene, and J.B. Pick, "Which are the largest? Why published populations for major world urban areas vary so greatly", City Futures Conference, (University of Illinois at Chicago, July 2004) – Table 5 (p.34)