Timeline of Cairo

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The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Cairo, Egypt.

Prior to 19th century[edit]

Map of Cairo, 1572

19th century[edit]

20th century[edit]

Map of Cairo, 1933

21st century[edit]



See also[edit]


  1. ^ C. Edmund Bosworth, ed. (2007). "Cairo". Historic Cities of the Islamic World. Leiden: Koninklijke Brill. ISBN 9789047423836. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Heritage of Jews from Egypt: Synagogues". France: Association Internationale Nebi Daniel. 
  3. ^ a b c d Michael R.T. Dumper; Bruce E. Stanley, eds. (2008), "Cairo", Cities of the Middle East and North Africa, Santa Barbara, USA: ABC-CLIO, ISBN 9781576079201 
  4. ^ National Archives of Egypt. "Our History". Retrieved 16 June 2012. 
  5. ^ "Egypt: News and Media". Open Directory Project. Retrieved 1 July 2013. 
  6. ^ "Cairo", Chambers's Encyclopaedia, London: W. & R. Chambers, 1901 
  7. ^ a b "Cairo", Encyclopaedia Britannica (11th ed.), New York, 1910, OCLC 14782424 
  8. ^ Viola Shafik (2001), "Egyptian Cinema", in Oliver Leaman, Companion Encyclopedia of Middle Eastern and North African Film, Routledge, ISBN 9780415187039 
  9. ^ Raymond, André (2000). Cairo. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press. ISBN 0-674-00316-0. 
  10. ^ a b "Movie Theaters in Cairo, Egypt". CinemaTreasures.org. Los Angeles: Cinema Treasures LLC. Retrieved 1 July 2013. 
  11. ^ a b United Nations Centre for Human Settlements (1993). Metropolitan Planning and Management in the Developing World: Spatial Decentralization Policy in Bombay and Cairo. UN-HABITAT. ISBN 9789211312331. 
  12. ^ "Airport History". Cairo International Airport. Retrieved 16 June 2012. 
  13. ^ Der Volks-Brockhaus, Wiesbaden, 1965
  14. ^ "Faisal Islamic Bank of Egypt History". 
  15. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Sister city agreements". Cairo Governorate. Archived from the original on 13 March 2012. Retrieved 1 July 2013. 
  16. ^ Omnia el Shakry (2006), "Cairo as Capital of Socialist Revolution?", in Diane Singerman and Paul Amar, Cairo Cosmopolitan: Politics, Culture, And Urban Space In The New Globalized Middle East, American Univ in Cairo Press, ISBN 9789774249280 
  17. ^ Julia Elyachar (2003). "Mappings of Power: The State, NGOs, and International Organizations in the Informal Economy of Cairo". Comparative Studies in Society and History 45. JSTOR 3879462. 
  18. ^ "Population of capital cities and cities of 100,000 or more inhabitants". Demographic Yearbook 2011. United Nations Statistics Division. 2012. Retrieved 18 February 2013. 
  19. ^ "The Death of the Coptic Pope: What Next for Egypt's Beleaguered Christians?". Times News. 20 March 2013. Retrieved 20 March 2013. 
  20. ^ "Fatal clashes on Egypt uprising anniversary". BBC News. 25 January 2013. Retrieved 25 January 2013. 
  21. ^ "Ahmadinejad becomes first Iranian head of state to visit Egypt since 1979". Guardian UK News. 5 February 2013. Retrieved 5 February 2013. 
  22. ^ "Cairo clashes at St Mark's Coptic Cathedral after funerals". BBC News. 7 April 2013. Retrieved 7 April 2013. 

Further reading[edit]

Published in the 19th century
Published in the 20th century
Published in the 21st century
  • "Cairo". Understanding Slums: Case Studies for the Global Report 2003. United Nations Human Settlements Programme and University College London. 2003. 
  • Janet L. Abu-Lughod (2004). "Cairo". In Josef Gugler. World Cities beyond the West: Globalization, Development, and Inequality. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0521830036. 
  • Seif El Rashidi (2004), "Chronology of Cairo", in Stefano Bianca; Philip Jodidio, Cairo: Revitalising a Historic Metropolis, Turin: Umberto Allemandi & C. for Aga Khan Trust for Culture, pp. 244–245 
  • "Cairo". Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art & Architecture. Oxford University Press. 2009. p. 321+. ISBN 9780195309911. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 30°3′29″N 31°13′44″E / 30.05806°N 31.22889°E / 30.05806; 31.22889