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.

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  • Type: island
  • Location: , , , ,
  • Population: 17,400
  • Latitude: 30.0568° or 30° 3' 24.5" north
  • Longitude: 31.2219° or 31° 13' 18.9" east
  • Elevation: 28 meters (92 feet)
  • GeoNames ID: 346165

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