Madīnat an Nūr
District of Cairo
in Cairo Governorate, Egypt

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
30.063 and 31.250 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 30° 3' 45" and E 31° 14' 58"
Currency and Currency Code:
Pound - EGP
Spoken languages:
Arabic, English, French
Local electricity:
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
Local Time: 12:37 PM (Sunday)
Timezone: Africa/Cairo
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:38 am and 6:16 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.600 and -144.317 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Area
References
This place on Geonames.org
Current travel safety evaluation for Egypt in Northern Africa

Safety Score: 3,2 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Egypt.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Egypt. Last Update: 2020-04-05 07:24:15

Delve into Madīnat an Nūr

The district Madīnat an Nūr of Cairo in Cairo Governorate is a subburb in Egypt and is a district of the nations capital.

If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

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Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 27°C / 80 °F

Morning Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Evening Temperature 27°C / 80 °F
Night Temperature 17°C / 63 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 29%
Air Pressure 1012 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 9 km/h (6 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 25% of sky
General Conditions Scattered clouds

Monday, 6th of April 2020

23°C (73 °F)
16°C (61 °F)
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.

Tuesday, 7th of April 2020

22°C (72 °F)
16°C (60 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Wednesday, 8th of April 2020

20°C (68 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Le Riad - Tell a Story

Address
0,8 mi
114 Muiz Li Din Allah St.
Kairo
Egypt

Time Information

Checkout: 15:00 - Checkin: 09:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hilton Cairo World Trade Center Residences

Address
1,3 mi
1191 Courniche El Nile Street
11511 Al Qahira
Egypt

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Sheraton Cairo Hotel & Casino

Address
0,2 mi
Galaa Square, P.O. Box 11
11511 Kairo
Egypt

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


PYRAMIDS PARK RESORT CAIRO

Address
0,2 mi
KM 2 5 CAIRO ALEXANDRIA DESERT ROAD
1 Kairo
Egypt

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Triumph Hotel & Conference Center

Address
0,3 mi
El Khalifa El Maamoun St. Heliopolis
258 Kairo
Egypt

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


SHEPHEARD HOTEL

Address
0,8 mi
Cornishe El Nile Garden City
NA Kairo
Egypt

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Cairo kingdom

Address
0,6 mi
14 Emad Eldin
. Cairo
Egypt

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 0:00
Weekend: closed


Concorde Hotel Dokki

Address
0,3 mi
146 Tahrir Street
Kairo
Egypt

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Windsor

Address
0,7 mi
19 Alfi Bey Street
11111 Kairo
Egypt

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Talisman Hotel

Address
0,9 mi
39 Talaat Harb St., Downtown
Cairo
Egypt

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


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Al Rifai Mosque - Cairo, Egypt

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Khan Al-Khalili - Cairo, Egypt

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Al-Hakim Mosque

Al-Jam`e Al-Anwar also Al-Hakim Mosque is a major Islamic religious site in Cairo, Egypt. It is named after Imam Al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah (985–1021), the sixth Fatimid caliph,16 th Fatimid/Ismaili Imam and the first to be born in Egypt. The mosque was originally built as an enclosure by the Fatimid vizier Gawhar Al-Siqilli (c. 928–992), but was incorporated into the extended fortifications built by Badr al-Jamali. It consists of an irregular rectangle with four arcades surrounding the courtyard.

Located at 30.0546, 31.2637 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mosques in Cairo, Medieval Cairo, Fatimid architecture, 10th-century mosques, Visitor attractions in Cairo, Muizz Street

Ain Shams University

Ain Shams University is an institute of higher education located in Cairo, Egypt. Founded in 1950, the university provides education at the undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate levels.

Located at 30.077, 31.285 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Ain Shams University, Educational institutions established in 1950, 1950 establishments in Egypt, Universities in Egypt

Theodor Bilharz Research Institute

The Theodor Bilharz Research Institute is located in Giza, Egypt. Theodor Bilharz was a German scientist who discovered, in autopsy material at Kasr El Aini Hospital, the causative agent of haematuria : Schistosoma worm, during his work in Egypt in 1851. The bilhariziasis disease was named after him.

Located at 30.0939, 31.2233 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Parasitology research

Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, Cairo

St. Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral is located in the Abbassia District in Cairo, Egypt. It is the seat of the Coptic Orthodox Pope. It was built during the time when Pope Cyril VI of Alexandria was Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church and inaugurated by Pope Cyril in 1968.

Located at 30.0722, 31.2756 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Coptic Orthodox churches, Churches in Cairo, Cathedrals in Egypt, Coptic architecture, Oriental Orthodox congregations established in the 20th century

Ramses Station

Ramses Railway Station is the main railway station of Cairo, Egypt. The name is derived from the Ancient Egyptian pharaoh Ramses II whose statue was erected by Nasser on the square in 1955. The station was formerly known as Misr Station. The original railway station was built as the terminal of the first rail link from Alexandria to Cairo in 1856. The current building was erected in 1892 and upgraded in 1955. As of January 2001 it was undergoing a major modernisation.

Located at 30.0636, 31.2472 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Transport in Cairo, Buildings and structures in Cairo, Railway stations opened in 1856, Transport infrastructure completed in 1892, Rail transport in Egypt, Railway stations in Egypt

Shubra El-Kheima

Shubra El-Kheima is the fourth largest city in Egypt. It is located in the Al Qalyubiyah governorate around {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:30|7|43|N|31|14|32|E| |primary |name= }}. The city is situated in the north of Cairo and is part of its agglomeration of Greater Cairo.

Located at 30.1286, 31.2422 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of Greater Cairo, Populated places in Qalyubia Governorate, Metropolitan areas of Egypt

Plastic Stadium

Plastic Stadium, is a multi-use stadium in Shubra el Khaima, Egypt. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of ENPPI. The stadium has a capacity of 10,000 people.

Located at 30.1125, 31.2647 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Egypt

Battle of Ghamra

The Battle of Ghamra took place between Khalid ibn al-Walid and the remaining army of Buzakha, 20 miles from Buzakha.

Located at 30.0749, 31.2646 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Battles of Khalid ibn Walid, Battles involving the Rashidun Caliphate

Shubra

Shubra is one of the largest districts of Cairo, Egypt and it is administratively divided into three areas: Shubra, Road El Farag, and Elsahel.

Located at 30.0725, 31.2408 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of Cairo, Coptic settlements

Koubbeh Palace

Koubbeh Palace, is one of the various Egyptian palaces which currently serve as the country's official guest house for visiting dignitaries. The palace was most likely originally built in the mid-19th century and sold to Khedive Ismail in 1866 by his brother Mustafa Fazl Pasha. It is situated several kilometers north of downtown Cairo, Koubbeh Palace was originally surrounded by agricultural fields and rural villages.

Located at 30.0987, 31.303 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Cairo, Official residences in Egypt, Palaces in Egypt, Royal residences in Egypt, Visitor attractions in Cairo

Coptic Hospital

The Coptic Hospital is a name given to a hospital in Cairo, Egypt.

Located at 30.0631, 31.2525 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Coptic Orthodox Church, Hospitals in Egypt, Buildings and structures in Cairo

Daher, Egypt

El Daher, or El Zaher,‭ is one of the districts of Cairo, Egypt. It neighbours the districts of Abbaseya and Sakakini. El Zaher is named after al-Malik al-Zahir Rukn al-Din Baibars al-Bunduqdari, who was a Mamluk Sultan of Egypt and Syria, whose memoirs were recorded in the a long Arabic folkloric tale Sirat al-Zahir Baibars.

Located at 30.0742, 31.27 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of Cairo

Elsahel

Elsahel is an administrative region forming more than half of Shobra in Cairo, Egypt. Rod Elfarag neighbours the River Nile to the west, Road El Farag and Shobra (administrative region) to the south, Sharabeya to the east and separated by El Ismaeleya water canal from Qalyubia to the north. Elsahel hosts two of Cairo's largest hospitals: Nasser Institute for Search and Treatment Hospital, and the older Alsahel Teaching Hospital, which is named after the area.

Located at 30.0847, 31.2422 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of Cairo

Faggala

Faggala is a district of Cairo, Egypt near Ramesis Square. It has long been an important center for book publishing, perhaps the largest in the country. It is also an important religious center for the Coptic Orthodox Church of Egypt.

Located at 30.0603, 31.2542 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article

Bab al-Futuh

Bab al Futuh is a gate in the walls of the Old City of Cairo, Egypt, facing north. It was finished in the year 1087. It stands at the northern end of Muizz Street. The gate was part of fortification built by Commander/Vizier Badr al-Jamali of Fatimid Imam/caliph Mustansir. Name 'Futuh' indicate it as victory gate. Its rounded towers were a stronger defense than the square towers of Bab al-Nasr (another Old City gate, just to the east).

Located at 30.0555, 31.2634 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Cairo, Fatimid architecture, Muizz Street, Gates of Cairo, Medieval Cairo

Bab al-Nasr, Cairo

Bab al-Nasr, in Islamic Cairo is a massive fortified gate with rectangular stone towers flanking the semicircular arch of the eastern Portal. The original Bab al-Nasr was built south of the present one by Fatimid general Jawhar as-Siqilli under Imam Moiz when the city was first laid out.

Located at 30.0542, 31.2647 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Cairo, Visitor attractions in Cairo, Gates of Cairo, Fatimid architecture, Muizz Street, Medieval Cairo

Ain Shams University Faculty of Pharmacy

The Faculty of Pharmacy of Ain Shams University, FPASU, is an Egyptian public higher education institute dedicated to pharmaceutical sciences. Established in 1994, the faculty used to be located on the Ain Shams university campus before moving into its current location.

Located at 30.0736, 31.2925 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Ain Shams University, Health in Egypt, Educational institutions established in 1994, 1994 establishments in Egypt

Zaafarana palace

The palace is located in Cairo, Egypt. Near Abbasyia district at Khalifa Maamon Road. Now it is inside the main campus of the Ain Shams University.

Located at 30.0768, 31.2844 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Palaces in Egypt, Ain Shams University, Buildings and structures in Cairo

Ain Shams University Faculty of Medicine

Ain Shams University, Faculty of Medicine or School of Medicine, is a public Egyptian graduate school and one of the faculties of Ain Shams University. Now, it is one of the largest educational medical institutions in Africa and the Middle East. It was founded in 1947, making it the third oldest medical school in Egypt.

Located at 30.0759, 31.2812 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Ain Shams University, Schools of medicine in Egypt, Educational institutions established in 1928

Al Musafir Khana Palace

The Musafir Khana Palace also known as the Musafirkana Palace was built in Cairo, Egypt between 1779 and 1788 by Mahmud Muharram; a wealthy merchant. Muhammad Ali Pasha bought the palace in early 19th century to use as a royal guesthouse. It was the birthplace of his grandson Khedive Ismai'l 1830-1895. In 1998, it burned to the ground. It was an excellent example of the Ottoman Style.

Located at 30.0572, 31.2658 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Palaces in Egypt, History of Cairo, Buildings and structures in Cairo, Muhammad Ali Dynasty

Ramses College

Ramses College for Girls, founded as the American College for Girls is an Egyptian school located at Ramses Square in Cairo, Egypt. One of the Evangelical Church of Egypt (Synod of the Nile) Schools for girls only. It is a private language school that teaches the government program starting from kindergarten to secondary levels. French is taught from 1st primary as a 2nd language.

Located at 30.0705, 31.2698 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Private schools in Egypt, Educational institutions established in 1908, Education in Cairo

Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University

Faculty of Engineering, ain shams university, is the oldest faculty in Ain Shams University, and one of the first engineering schools in Modern Egypt. It is located in Abdu Basha sq. , El Sarayat Street, a 15-minute walk from the main campus of the university in Abassiya sq. , Now its large campus houses the school of engineering and a small stadium.

Located at 30.0646, 31.2783 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Ain Shams University, Educational institutions established in 1839, 1839 establishments in Egypt

Ministry of Electricity and Energy (Egypt)

The Ministry of Electricity and Energy of Egypt is the ministry in charge of electricity and energy in Egypt. Its headquarters are in Cairo. The current minister is Ahmad Mostafa Emam Shaaban.

Located at 30.0708, 31.2894 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Ministries of Egypt, Energy in Egypt, Energy ministries

Ramses Exchange

The Ramses Exchange is a telecoms building in central Cairo that is a focal point of the Internet in Egypt. It is situated at 26 Ramses Street. Reports related to the 2011 Internet shutdown in Egypt refer to the Ramses Exchange as the location where the shut down was effected by powering down parts of the exchange.

Located at 30.067, 31.2617 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Internet exchange points, Internet in Egypt

Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation (Egypt)

The Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation is the ministry in charge of managing the water resources of the Arab Republic of Egypt mainly the Nile. It also manages irrigation projects in Egypt, such as the Aswan Dam and Al-Salam Canal. Its headquarters are in Cairo. Dr. Mohamed Bahaa El Dine Saad is the current minister since 2012.

Located at 30.0914, 31.2264 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Ministries of Egypt

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Madīnat an Nūr, مدينة النور