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  1. Cairo is the capital of Egypt and the largest city in the Middle-East and second-largest in Africa after Lagos. Its metropolitan area is the 16th largest in the world. Located near the Nile Delta, it was founded in AD 969. Nicknamed "the city of a thousand minarets" for its preponderance of Islamic architecture, Cairo has long been a center of the region's political and cultural life. Cairo was founded by Jawhar al-Siqilli "The Sicilian",among the Fatimid dynasty in the 10th century CE, but the land composing the present-day city was the site of national capitals whose remnants remain visible in parts of Old Cairo. Cairo is also associated with Ancient Egypt as it is close to the ancient cities of Memphis, Giza and Fustat which are near the Great Sphinx and the pyramids of Giza.
    • also known as Capital of Egypt; Cairo, Egypt; Cairo, Arab Republic of Egypt
    • country: Egypt
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  2. Cairo is the southernmost city in the U.S. state of Illinois, and is the county seat of Alexander County.
  3. Cairo is a city in Grady County, Georgia, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 9,607. The city is the county seat of Grady County.
  4. Cairo is a town in Greene County, New York, United States. The population was 6,610 at the 2010 census. The town is in the south part of the county, partly in the Catskill Park. The town contains a hamlet also named Cairo.
  5. Cairo is a village in Allen County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 524. It is included in the Lima Metropolitan Statistical Area. As indicated above, the village's name is pronounced differently from the English name for the Egyptian city having the same spelling: listen.
  6. Cairo is a village in Hall County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 785 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Grand Island, Nebraska Micropolitan Statistical Area.
  7. Cairo CARE-o is a town in Ritchie County, West Virginia, United States, along West Virginia Route 31, the North Fork of the Hughes River, and the North Bend Rail Trail. The population was 281 at the 2010 census.
  8. Cairo is a village in Randolph County, Missouri, United States. The population was 292 at the 2010 census.
  9. Cairo a.k.a. Cairo, Oregon: Cairo is an unincorporated community in Malheur County, Oregon, United States. Its elevation is 2192 feet. It is about four miles southwest of Ontario and a half mile north of Cairo Junction, an intersection where U.S. Route 20/U.S.
  10. Cairo is an unincorporated community that lies upon the border of Lake Township and Plain Township within Stark County, Ohio, United States. Its altitude is 1,145 feet. The community is part of the Canton–Massillon Metropolitan Statistical Area.
  11. Cairo a.k.a. Cairo, Sumner County, Tennessee: Cairo is an unincorporated community in Sumner County, Tennessee.
  12. Cairo a.k.a. Cairo, Crockett County, Tennessee: Cairo is an unincorporated community in Crockett County, Tennessee, United States. Cairo is located on Tennessee State Route 188 3.8 miles northwest of Alamo.

There are other places with in their name, like El Cairo, New Cairo, Cairo Road, Cairo Tower, Greater Cairo, Cairo Township, Pieve del Cairo, Cairo Montenotte, Cairo University, Cairo Governorate, Cairo Opera House, Cairo Conservatoire, German University in Cairo and Saint Mercurius Church in Coptic Cairo.

Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Cairo

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Google previewCairo's Street Stories (2008)

Exploring the City's Statues, Squares, Bridges, Gardens, and Sidewalk Cafés by Lesley Lababidi

Cairo is an ancient city, a capital city, an oriental city, a tourist city, a commercial city, a religious city, a political city, a European city, a city of...

Cairo is a city as homogeneous as it is diverse, where East and West meet, tug, and co-exist.

Google previewCommon Core Language Arts and Math, Grade 6 (2014)

by Spectrum

Cairo is a major industrial site for Egypt. • Cairo is a port on the Nile River near the head of the Nile delta. • Interesting sites include the Egyptian Museum, the...

Google previewThe English Illustrated Magazine (1891)

Modern Cairo is a ruin decked in bright colours, and the sadder for the glow which has a hectic look. Sooner or later you find that your donkey has carried you to the neighbourhood of a great mosque on a hill in the centre of the city and you ...

Google previewOccidental Medical Times (1889)

Cairo is an especially infected point for enteric fever. The protection against this scourge, afforded by the...

Google previewConnected in Cairo (2011)

Growing Up Cosmopolitan in the Modern Middle East by Mark Allen Peterson

global Cairo Cairo is a good place to examine these questions because it so wonderfully ...

Google previewStudy Away (2007)

The Unauthorized Guide to College Abroad by Mariah Balaban, Jennifer Shields

One student said, “Cairo is a great city, but it is large, crowded, noisy, and dirty. It is the third world. On the other...

Google previewEnvironmental Challenges in the Mediterranean 2000–2050 (2012)

Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Environmental Challenges in the Mediterranean 2000–2050 Madrid, Spain 2–5 October 2002 by Antonio Marquina

Greater Cairo is a typical mega-city [14], with 15 million inhabitants living in three municipalities (Cairo, Guiza and Kalyoubia). Within this relatively small but agglomerated area, various groups with immense income disparities live next to each ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Urban Studies (2009)

by Ray Hutchison

Cairo region has always been part of various, often overlapping political, economic, cultural, and social networks. Whether as part of the extensive medieval trade network that linked the entire ...

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Egypt has now proven
when it comes to looting
Carrefour is supreme

supermarket of choice
major Cairo Carrefour
supermarket completely

looted was selected
as protesters first choice
in shelf clearances.


(Terence George Craddock)
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Scrabble value of C3A1I1R1O1

The value of this 5-letter word is 7 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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