Timeline of Cairo

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

Prior to 19th century

Map of Cairo, 1170.
Map of Cairo, 1572

19th century

View of Greater Cairo, drawn by Henry Salt, early 19th century. Image taken from the book The Search for Ancient Egypt (pp. 6667) by Jean Vercoutter.

20th century


Map of Cairo, 1933


21st century




See also


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This article incorporates information from the Arabic Wikipedia.


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