Boulaq, is a district of , in . It neighbours , Azbakeya, and the River Nile. Boulaq has about 99,400 residents. Boulaq is situated nearby to .

Notable Places in the Area

The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, known commonly as the or Museum of Cairo, in Cairo, Egypt, is home to an extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities. Photo: Bs0u10e01, CC BY 3.0.

Tourist attraction
, also known as "Martyr Square", is a major public town square in , . Photo: Faris knight, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Tourist attraction
The is a free-standing concrete in , . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.5.

Public building
Photo: Kallerna, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is the capital of and, with a total population of Greater metropolitan area in excess of 16 million people, one of the largest cities in both and the . Photo: Mario modesto, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a district of modern that occupies the southern portion of the main island in the Nile within Cairo itself; in fact, means "island" in Arabic. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is the commercial heart of the modern city of . Photo: Maher27777, Public domain.


30.0592° or 30° 3' 33.1" north
31.2342° or 31° 14' 3" east
Open Location Code
27 metres (89 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 317193944
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: Būlāq
  • Arabic: بولاق
  • Arabic: بولاق أبو العلا
  • Arabic: حي بولاق
  • Armenian: Բուլաք
  • Catalan: Bulak
  • Catalan: Bulaq
  • Catalan: Khalidj al-nasiri
  • Dutch: Bulaq
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: بولاق ابو العلا
  • English: Boulak
  • English: Bulaq
  • French: Boulaq
  • French: Boulâq
  • French: Bûlâq
  • Georgian: ბულაკი
  • German: Bulaq
  • German: Būlāq
  • Irish: Bulaq
  • Italian: Bulaq
  • Japanese: ブーラーク
  • Norwegian: Boulaq
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Boulaq
  • Persian: بولاق
  • Polish: Bulak
  • Polish: Bulaq
  • Portuguese: Beaulac
  • Portuguese: Boulaq
  • Portuguese: Bulak
  • Portuguese: Bulaq
  • Portuguese: Bulaque
  • Russian: Булак (гавань)
  • Russian: Булак (район Каира)
  • Russian: Булак
  • Spanish: Beaulac
  • Spanish: Boulaq
  • Spanish: Bulak
  • Spanish: Bulaq
  • Swedish: Boulaq
  • Ukrainian: Булак (Каїр)
  • Urdu: بولاق
  • Boulac
  • Bulac
  • Bulaq Abu al `Ila
  • Būlāq Abū al ‘Ilā

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