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Greater Cairo
القاهرة الكبرى Al-Qāhira ِ Al-Kubra
Metropolitan aurie
Coordinates: 30°03′N 31°22′E / 30.050°N 31.367°E / 30.050; 31.367
Kintra Flag of Egypt.svg Egyp
Province Cairo
Giza
Qalyubia
Population (1 Januar 2010)
 • Tot 19,622,652
  estimate
Time zone EET (UTC+2)

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  Unkent 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)