Old Cairo

Old Cairo is the extensive district of southern from the southern boundary of down to the precinct commonly known as Coptic Cairo. Old Cairo has about 258,000 residents. Old Cairo is situated nearby to .

Notable Places in the Area

Roda Island is an island located on the Nile in central .Historically, the mamluks of Bahri… Photo: RolandUnger, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Mosque of Amr ibn al-As, or Taj al-Jawame', or Masjid Ahl ar-Rayah, or Jame’ al-Ateeq, was originally built in 641–642 AD, as the center of the newly founded capital of Egypt, Fustat. Photo: Buyoof, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Children's Cancer Hospital Egypt, also known as 57357 hospital after the hospital's widely published bank account number for donations, is a hospital in is a hospital specialising in children's cancer. Photo: MONTASR, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is a museum in , with the largest collection of Egyptian Christian artifacts in the world.

Old Cairo

30.0174° or 30° 1' 2.6" north
31.2332° or 31° 13' 59.5" east
25 metres (82 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 768552664
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: الفسطاط
  • Arabic: القاهرة القديمة
  • Arabic: حي مصر القديمة
  • Arabic: قسم مصر القديمة
  • Arabic: مصر العتيكة
  • Arabic: مصر القديمة
  • Arabic: مصر القديمه
  • Armenian: Հին Կահիրե
  • Egyptian Arabic: حى مصر القديمه
  • Egyptian Arabic: مصر القديمة
  • English: Fostat
  • Esperanto: Malnova Kairo
  • French: Fostat
  • French: Vieux Caire
  • French: Vieux Kaire
  • French: le vieux Caire
  • German: Alt-Kairo
  • German: Altkairo
  • German: Fustat
  • Greek: Παλαιό Κάιρο
  • Irish: Masr el Adima
  • Irish: Sean Caireo
  • Italian: Al-Fustat
  • Italian: Cairo Vecchia
  • Japanese: オールド・カイロ
  • Norwegian: Gamle Kairo
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Gamle Kairo
  • Polish: Kair koptyjski
  • Polish: Stary Kair
  • Portuguese: Cairo/Cairo Velho
  • Portuguese: Cairo Velho
  • Russian: Старый Каир
  • Russian: Старый город
  • Scots: Auld Cairo
  • Slovenian: Stari Kairo
  • Swedish: Gamla Kairo
  • Tamil: பழைய கெய்ரோ
  • Ukrainian: Старий Каїр
  • El Fostat
  • El Fustat
  • Masr al-Qadimah
  • Maṣr al-ʿAtīkaẗ
  • Misr al-qadima
  • Misr al Qadimah
  • Mişr al Qadīmah
  • Miṣr al-qadīmaẗ

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About Mapcarta. Thanks to Mapbox for providing amazing maps. Data © OpenStreetMap contributors and available under the Open Database License. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license, excluding photos, directions and the map. Based on the page Old Cairo. See this page's contributions. Photo: Baldiri, CC BY-SA 3.0.