Cairo

Cairo

Did you know that Cairo is called the city of thousands of minarets?
Cairo is the first capital of Egypt and is one of the largest cities of the African continent, the third largest city in terms of world population, with a population of approximately 25,000 inhabitants, distributed among the cities of Greater Cairo.
 It is called the city of thousands of minarets because Cairo contains more than 18,000 mosques.
 The city is divided into three sections of the ancient city of Cairo: Islamic Cairo, ancient Cairo, and modern Cairo.
 It is the most famous Arab city in terms of diversity of culture and civilization and this is highlighted in many ancient and modern archaeological sites, where they have witnessed many different historical events over the centuries.
 
The History of the city:
The city of Cairo appeared with the beginning of the Islamic conquest by the commander Amr Ibn al-Aas in 641 AD, where he ordered the construction of a new city called Fustat, then it was called the city of the military in the Abbasid era, after It was called the city of in the Umayyadian era, and for the first time it was called Cairo with the arrival of the Fatimids to Egypt in 869 AD