the administrative centre town of Egypt it will be the biggest city in Africa Population 2000 7010000
- a town in the south tip of Illinois in the confluence associated with the Ohio and Mississippi streams
- the main city of Egypt while the biggest city in Africa; an important port in order to the south associated with the Nile delta; formerly the house of Pharaohs
town in Egypt, from Arabic al-Kahira "the strong," the name offered 973 C.E. towards brand-new city built north for the old one, Egyptian khere-ohe, believed to indicate "place of fight" also to be in mention of the a battle involving the gods Seth and Horus that happened here.
The effectiveness of the new force was first tried in the suppression of a revolt of the Albanians in Cairo (1823) by six disciplined Sudanese regiments; after which Mehemet Ali was no more troubled with military emeutes.