What Is The Postal Code Of Ain Shams, Cairo, Egypt?


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The postal code for Ain Shams, Cairo is 11311.

  • Cairo
The meaning of Cairo is 'The Conqueror', or 'the Vanquisher', and is the capital of Egypt. Cairo is also the second biggest city in the Muslim world, Africa and the Arab world; and is the 16th biggest metropolitan area in the entire world.

• Nickname
The most obvious feature of the city is the fantastic architecture, which has earned Cairo the nickname, The City of a Thousand Minarets, because of the Islamic influence.

  • Founders of Cairo
Cairo was founded in the 10th century by the Fatimid dynasty, but the city is always associated with Ancient Egypt because of its close proximity to the ancient cities for which Egypt is famous. These include Memphis, Fustat and Giza. The Great Sphinx is also close by and Giza is renowned for its pyramids.

  • Culture, business and learning
Cairo is home to the headquarters of a multitude of media, businesses and organizations, including the Arab League. It also has the largest and oldest music and film industries in the Arab world, and it is also the place to find the world's second oldest university, al-Azhar.

  • Population and size
Cairo is quite easily the largest city in Egypt; it is spread over 175 square miles (453 square kilometers), and has a population of 6.76 million. This does not include another ten million people who live just outside the city.

This is the largest metropolitan area in all of Africa, and its metro (at the moment, the only one in Africa) has been ranked as the 15th busiest in the world with more than 700 million passengers a year.

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