East Cairo

The eastern districts of are a series of planned communities which have been built away from the congestion of historic Cairo. The most prominent communities are Heliopolis, Nasr City, and New Cairo.

Notable Places in the Area

The is located in , and has a total capacity of 28,500. Photo: Phevos87, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Almaza Air Force Base Airport is a regional airport in north-eastern , the capital of . is situated 2½ km southwest of East Cairo. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

is the principal international airport of and the busiest airport in and serves as the primary hub for EgyptAir and Nile Air as well as several other airlines. is situated 3½ km east of East Cairo. Photo: AdMeskens, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Zeitoun, also El Zeitoun, is a famous district in , . is situated 7 km west of East Cairo.

is a district of , . It is located to the east of the Cairo Governorate and consists mostly of condominia. is situated 7 km southwest of East Cairo. Photo: Estr4ng3d, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, an Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate development, is a mixed-use urban community located east of the ring road in , , and north of 90 St. is situated 9 km south of East Cairo.

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