Tahrir Square

Tahrir Square, also known as "Martyr Square", is a major public town square in , . The square has been the location and focus for political demonstrations in , most notably those that led to the 2011 Egyptian revolution and the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak.

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. is situated 420 metres northwest of Tahrir Square. Photo: Bs0u10e01, CC BY 3.0.

Tourist attraction
The is a free-standing concrete tower in , . is situated 1 km west of Tahrir Square. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.5.

is situated 280 metres south of Tahrir Square. Photo: RolandUnger, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Abdeen Palace is a historic palace, it was built as one of the official residences for the former ruling monarchy and royal family of Egypt. is situated 1¼ km east of Tahrir Square. Photo: Néfermaât, CC BY-SA 2.5.

Localities in the Area

is a neighborhood in downtown . The Egyptian Ministry of Interior is located there.

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

, is a district of , in . It neighbours , Azbakeya, and the River Nile. Photo: CaiEg, Public domain.

Tahrir Square

30.0444° or 30° 2' 39.9" north
31.2357° or 31° 14' 8.6" east
Open Location Code
18 metres (59 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 6690779359
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: ميدان التحرير
  • Arabic:
  • Armenian: Թահրիր հրապարակ
  • Azerbaijani: Təhrir meydanı
  • Basque: Tahrir plaza
  • Bengali: তাহরির স্কয়ার
  • Bulgarian: Тахрир
  • Catalan: Plaça Tahrir
  • Catalan: plaça Tahrir
  • Central Kurdish: گۆڕەپانی تەحریر
  • Chinese: 解放广场
  • Czech: Náměstí Osvobození
  • Danish: Tahrir-pladsen
  • Dutch: Tahrirplein
  • Egyptian Arabic: ميدان التحرير
  • English: Cairo/Midan Tahrir
  • English: El Tahrir Square
  • English: Martyrs Square
  • Esperanto: Placo de Liberiĝo
  • Esperanto: Tahrir
  • Estonian: Taḩrīri väljak
  • Finnish: Tahririn aukio
  • French: Place Tahrir
  • French: place Tahrir
  • German: Al-Tahrir-Platz
  • German: At-Tahrir-Platz
  • German: Midan Tahrir
  • German: Midan at-Tahrir
  • German: Platz der Befreiung
  • German: Qasr el-Nil
  • German: Qasr en-Nil
  • German: Tachrir-Platz
  • German: Tahrir
  • German: Tahrir-Platz
  • German: Tahrir Square
  • German: Taḥrīr-Platz
  • Greek: Πλατεία Ταχρίρ
  • Hebrew: כיכר א-תחריר
  • Hebrew: כיכר תחריר
  • Hindi: तहरीर चौक
  • Hungarian: Felszabadulás tér (Kairó)
  • Hungarian: Tahrír tér (Kairó)
  • Hungarian: Tahrír tér
  • Indonesian: Alun-alun Tahrir
  • Irish: Cearnóg Tahrir
  • Italian: Piazza Tahrir
  • Italian: piazza Tahrir
  • Japanese: タハリール広場
  • Korean: 타흐리르 광장
  • Lithuanian: Tahriro aikštė
  • Malayalam: തഹ്രീർ ചത്വരം
  • Malayalam: തഹ്‌രീർ ചത്വരം
  • Manx: Kerrin Tahrir
  • Norwegian: Tahrirplassen
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Tahrirplassen
  • Panjabi: ਤਹਿਰੀਰ ਚੌਕ
  • Persian: میدان تحریر
  • Polish: Majdan at-Tahrir
  • Polish: Midan Tahrir
  • Portuguese: Cairo/Midan Tahrir
  • Portuguese: Midan Tahrir
  • Portuguese: Praça Tahrir
  • Romanian: Piața Tahrir
  • Russian: Площадь Исмаилия
  • Russian: Площадь Тахрир
  • Russian: Площадь освобождения
  • Scots: Tahrir Square
  • Serbian: Трг Тахрир
  • Slovenian: Trg Tahrir
  • Spanish: Plaza de la Liberacion
  • Spanish: Plaza de la Liberación
  • Swedish: Befrielsetorget
  • Swedish: Tahrirtorget
  • Tamil: தஹ்ரீர் சதுக்கம்
  • Thai: จัตุรัสทาห์รีร์
  • Turkish: Tahrir Meydanı
  • Ukrainian: Мідан Тахрір
  • Urdu: تحریر چوک
  • Vietnamese: Quảng trường Tahrir
  • Western Panjabi: تحریر چوک
  • Тахрір

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