Cairo is the administrative Capital of Egypt. It is located on the northeast of the country and its surrounded by Nile River. Cairo is an ancient city, well known for its importance in pharaonic history, with more than 17 million population, is one of the biggest urban area of Africa. Cairo is an interesting city, it is close to almost all Egypt pyramids, such as the Giza Pyramids and the Saqqara. You can also visit the Cairo Museum and the Citadel of Cairo, that are the most popular attractions of the city. Cairo full of movement and life all 24 hours every day of the week, give the chance to do a lot of activities. You will have a great culture experience by walking along the streets of the Old Cairo, hearing the merchants selling their products or simply by visiting an art gallerie or a music hall. In the city you can find all type of great accomodations and restaurants, and you can also have the chance to practice all kind of sports, such as diving and golf. The city has a big offer of clubs and knightlife that you have to enjoy too.
Egypt is located in the extreme northeastern of the African continent. It borders Libya to the west, Sudan to the south, the north by the Mediterranean Sea and the east by the Red Sea and Israel. Egypt is famous for its ancient civilization and its monuments. The official language is the arabic. The tourism-related professionals and businessmen also speaks English and French.Egypt have lot of festivals and religious carnivals wich are assosiated with a particular saint. The vegetation of Egypt is concentrated in the delta, in the Nile river and in the desert oasis. There is a wide variety of plants and flowers such as lotus, jasmine, roses. The most famous plant is the papyrus. Because of its arid and dry climate, there are few native animals, for example, crocodiles, foxes, wild boars, snakes, hippopotamuses, insects, fishes, among others.
During this days,business locals closed and transport is less frequently. This days are:January 7th: Coptic Christmast.February 22th : Union Day April 25th: Sinai Liberation Day May 1th: Work day June 22th: Eviction Day July 1th: Bank Day July 23th: Revolution Dayn September 11th: Coptic New YearOctober 6th: Army Force DayOctober 23th:National Liberation DayOctober 24th: Suez Victory Day December23th: Victory Day
220 voltios, CA, 50hz. In some rural areas they still use 110-380 voltios CA.
Cairo means "the victorious city", is the capital city of Egypt and its the biggest city of the country. Is the most populous city of the entire Africa. It is located in the north of the country and is surrounded by the Nile River. Geographic coordinates: 30 03 N, 31 15 EArea: 214 km² (82.6 sq mi)In this city are located the most important health centres of the country.You can find restaurants and fast food restaurants everywhere making the traditional egyptian food.Cairo is fifteen miles from the airport; the trip takes 30-45 minutes
The official currency in Egypt is the egypcian Pound, wich correspond to 100 piasters.There are various demoninations of this paper money, you can find 1, 5, 10, 20 and 100 egyptian pound bills. Also there are piasters bills of 5, 10, 25 and 50. Coins are in denominations of 1/2, 1, 5 and 10 piasters. For currency exchange you can go to the closest bank, to any exchange office or to any hotel that offers this service. All credit cards and debit cards are accepted, such as American Express, Visa and MasterCard but only in the biggest restaurants and hotels of Cairo, and in the touristic areas of the country. But it is better to use Traveller`s Checks in USDollars, Euros or Sterling Pounds , so you will not have to pay adittional exchange rate charges.
TV and Radio
The channel more outstanding is the TV International Nile, also you can tune the Satellite Orbit Television.As to the Radio, you can tune the Art-Arab Radio, Network Radio and Cairo Radio, being this one the most important.
El Cairo is one of the city with lowest rate of stealling and crimes. However, as it happens everywhere, in Cairo occurs in less proportion. Tourist people must be inform of the places they should visit and avoid places with not many people.
To enter to the country, tourist must obteined the visa in any Egyptian consulate.Once in Egypt, the visitor has 7 days to formalize their entry into the Police Department.