Shubra El-Kheima

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Shubra El-Kheima

شبرا الخيمة
Shubra El-Kheima is located in Egypt
Shubra El-Kheima
Shubra El-Kheima
Location in Egyp
Coordinates: 30°7′43″N 31°14′32″E / 30.12861°N 31.24222°E / 30.12861; 31.24222
Kintra Egyp
GovrenorateAl Qalyubiyah
 (2006 Census)
 • Total1,016,722
Time zoneUTC+2 (EST)

Shubra El-Kheima (Arabic: شبرا الخيمة‎; spelt Shubra El Kheima, Shubra El Khayma, or Shubra elKhayma an aw) is the fowert lairgest ceety in Egyp. It is locatit at Al Qalyubiyah govrenorate. The ceety is locatit in the north o Greater Cairo an is pairt o its agglomeration, Greater Cairo. The ceety is kent tae be inhabitatit bi wirkers (an thair families) who hae wirked in surroondin factories syne the 1940s, but nou it represents the great expansion o Greater Cairo tae the north an the big station o rural immigration. Its population is aroond 3.5 million.

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Shobra Elkheima hosts the famous Mohamed Ali Palace o Mehmet Ali pasha the Albanian leader o Egyp.