Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt (EG)

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City name Cairo
Alternative names Misr, El Kahira, El Kahirah, Masr, Le Caire, Kairo, El-Qâhira, Al Qāhirah
Name of the highest level administration Al Qahirah
Admin type Governorate
Capital Primary
Continent Africa
Country Egypt
Country flag Flag of Egypt
Population 19372000
Density 9637.8
Airports in Cairo 1

Codes and coordinates

IATA code CAI
ISO2 country code EG
ISO3 country code EGY
DD coordinates 30.120106 / 31.406470

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Current time in Cairo now

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Time zone Africa/Cairo
Date 2021-10-18
Current time 09:53

There are many ways to find how far is Cairo (EG) from other places on map, North pole, Equator or South pole, there is one common method - distance, calculated in kilometers and miles using the Haversine formula.

From Cairo to Haversine
North pole 6658 km 4137 mil
Equator 4717 km 2931 mil
South pole 7028 km 4367 mil

Weather in Cairo, Egypt

Sunrise: 05:58 AM Sunset: 05:20 PM Moonrise: 04:29 PM Moonset: 03:44 AM Max: 31,2 ℃ Min: 18,9 ℃ Avg: 24 ℃ Precip: 0 in Max wind: 14,5 mph
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Temp 21 ℃ 19,9 ℃ 18,9 ℃ 22,5 ℃ 29,2 ℃ 30,1 ℃ 26 ℃ 21,9 ℃
Wind 6,7 mph 6,7 mph 4,9 mph 7,4 mph 6,9 mph 8,9 mph 11,9 mph 10,5 mph
Precip 0 in 0 in 0 in 0 in 0 in 0 in 0 in 0 in
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Humidity 70% 75% 78% 55% 37% 27% 37% 60%
Pressure 30,08 in 30,05 in 30,06 in 30,1 in 30,06 in 30 in 30,02 in 30,1 in

Cairo is located in Egypt, which is labeled as EG based on the ISO 3166 standard. Situated in Africa, Cairo falls into the Africa/Cairo zone, so you need to keep in mind a possible time lag. The coordinates of Cairo in the latitude and longitude format are 30.120106 / 31.406470 — you can use them to spot the city on our map when planning a trip.

According to the recent census, the main ethnic groups residing in Egypt are Egyptians. The population of Cairo is currently estimated at 19372000.

The list of the official languages includes Egypt, but you can expect greater linguistic and cultural diversity in areas focused on international tourism. Cairo offers enough hotels and apartments to ensure a comfortable stay for different budgets. If you are going to take a tour to Cairo, make sure to exchange your personal current capital into EGP, which is officially in circulation in Egypt.

Thanks to our online calculator, you can learn what distance you need to travel and how to get from your place to Cairo in the best possible way. When figuring out how to get to Cairo by plane, take into account that the city has 1 airports nearby. If you give preference to air transport, the IATA city code for Cairo is CAI.

City name Latitude Longitude Distance
Papeete (PF) -17.559630 -149.609380 18615 km
Gisborne (NZ) -38.661934 177.982280 16825 km
Napier (NZ) -39.466670 176.872250 16718 km
Rotorua (NZ) -38.109820 176.317460 16687 km
Tauranga (NZ) -37.670930 176.197720 16680 km
Taupo (NZ) -38.741432 176.082350 16660 km
Hamilton (NZ) -37.866220 175.336030 16603 km
Palmerston North (NZ) -40.323532 175.621260 16599 km
Auckland (NZ) -36.848460 174.763332 16558 km
Wellington (NZ) -41.329037 174.812160 16515 km
City name Latitude Longitude Distance
Giza (EG) 29.987000 31.211800 24 km
Port Said (EG) 31.266666 32.300000 153 km
Alexandria (EG) 31.213500 29.944300 185 km
Asyut (EG) 27.033333 31.000000 346 km
Eilat (IL) 29.555616 34.953570 348 km
Al `Aqabah (JO) 29.610073 35.021510 353 km
Tel Aviv-Yafo (IL) 32.000454 34.870743 391 km
Al Ghardaqah (EG) 27.189156 33.805500 401 km
Jerusalem (IL) 31.867500 35.214443 412 km
Amman (JO) 31.722534 35.989320 472 km

People also ask - FAQ

The population of Cairo is approximately 19372000 people. An estimate of the population per square kilometer at the lat/lng - 9637.8.
Yes, Cairo is part of Egypt.
Alternative names of Cairo is Misr, El Kahira, El Kahirah, Masr, Le Caire, Kairo, El-Qâhira, Al Qāhirah.
The city timezone in the TZ database format - Africa/Cairo.
Cairo (EG) has approximately 1 airports.
Yes, Cairo is part of the continent of Africa.
The most longest distances between Cairo and Papeete is 18615 kilometers or 11567 miles.
The most smallest distances between Cairo and Alexandria is 185 kilometers or 115 miles.