Cairo Tower

The Cairo Tower is a free-standing concrete in , . At 187 m, it is the tallest structure in Egypt and . It was the tallest structure in Africa for ten years until 1971, when it was surpassed by in .
Photo: Ahmedsantos, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, known commonly as the or the Cairo Museum, in Cairo, Egypt, is home to an extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities. is situated 1 km east of Cairo Tower. Photo: Bs0u10e01, CC BY 3.0.

Tourist attraction
, also known as "Martyr Square", is a major public town square in , . is situated 1 km east of Cairo Tower. Photo: Faris knight, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Mukhtar Museum is a museum in , , housing the sculptures of Mahmoud Mokhtar. is situated 610 metres south of Cairo Tower.

The Mohamed Mahmoud Khalil Museum is a museum in , . is situated 1¼ km south of Cairo Tower. Photo: RolandUnger, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

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

Cairo Tower

30.046° or 30° 2' 45.7" north
31.2243° or 31° 13' 27.5" east
Open Location Code
32 metres (105 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 331153418
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: برج القاهرة
  • Azerbaijani: Qahirə qülləsi
  • Belarusian: Каірская тэлевежа
  • Chinese: 开罗塔
  • Danish: Kairotårnet
  • Dutch: Cairo Tower
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: برج القاهره
  • French: Tour du Caire
  • French: tour du Caire
  • German: Fernsehturm Kairo
  • Hebrew: מגדל קהיר
  • Hindi: काहिरा मीनार
  • Italian: Torre del Cairo
  • Japanese: カイロ・タワー
  • Korean: 카이로 타워
  • Persian: برج قاهره
  • Polish: Wieża Kairska
  • Portuguese: Torre do Cairo
  • Russian: Каирская телебашня
  • Slovak: Burdž al-Káhira
  • Spanish: Torre de El Cairo
  • Spanish: Torre del Cairo
  • Swedish: Kairotornet
  • Tamil: கெய்ரோ கோபுரம்
  • Turkish: Kahire Kulesi
  • Ukrainian: Каїрська телевежа
  • Burj al Qahirah
  • Burj al Qāhirah

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