Gezira is a district of modern that occupies the southern portion of the main island in the Nile within Cairo itself; in fact, gezira means "island" in Arabic.

Notable Places in the Area

The is a ceramics museum in central , , which was launched in February 1999.The museum is located in the Zamalek district on Gezira Island on the Nile, just west of . is situated 120 meters east of Gezira.

The Hotel is one of the tallest buildings in , a large hotel located in the Zamalek district on Gezira Island, situated on the Nile, and just west of , . is situated 260 meters east of Gezira. Photo: Timsdad, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Government office
The of Egypt is a ministry responsible for maintaining and promoting the culture of Egypt. is situated 620 meters northwest of Gezira.

Localities in the Area

Boulaq, is a district of , in . It neighbours , Azbakeya, and the River Nile. is situated 1¼ km east of Gezira. Photo: CaiEg, Public domain.

Bab al-Louq is a neighborhood in downtown . The Egyptian Ministry of Interior is located there. is situated 2 km southeast of Gezira.

El Daher, or El Zaher, is one of the districts of , . is situated 3 km east of Gezira. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.


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