Mansoura is a town in Lower Egypt. This Nile delta town is virtually unknown to tourists.
Zagazig is a town of about 280,000 people in Lower Egypt, the capital of the Sharqia Governorate.
The eastern districts of Cairo are a series of planned communities which have been built away from the congestion of historic Cairo. The most prominent communities are Heliopolis, Nasr City, and New Cairo.
Gezira is a district of modern Cairo that occupies the southern portion of the main island in the Nile within Cairo itself; in fact, gezira means "island" in Arabic. Gezira shares the island with Zamalek to the north, a relatively affluent and pseudo-European residential district.
Dokki and Mohandiseen are districts in Giza suburb on the west bank of the Nile River, part of Greater Cairo.
Downtown Cairo is the commercial heart of the modern city of Cairo, centered on and located to the east and north-east of Midan Tahrir (Tahrir Square). Although lacking in obvious tourist "attractions", Downtown is nonetheless the convenient location of many smaller hotels, retail outlets, travel agencies and restaurants that would be of interest to the traveller.
Cairo (pronounced KY-roh; Arabic: القاهرة al-Qāhirah) is the capital of Egypt and, with a total population of Greater Cairo metropolitan area in excess of 16 million people, one of the largest cities in both Africa and the Middle East (the regions which it conveniently straddles). It is also the 19th largest city in the world, and among the world's most densely populated cities.
Garden City is a well-planned and leafy district of central Cairo, immediately south of the very centre of the modern city at Midan Tahrir. In 1905 the agricultural architect Jose Lamba was asked by the owners of the Nile Land and Agricultural Company to design a new city.
Islamic Cairo is the name commonly given to the core of medieval Cairo, a part of the city remarkably different from the modern Downtown district and the suburbs to the west.
Giza (الجيزة el-Gīza) is a city located to the west of the Egyptian capital Cairo, but for a long time now absorbed as part of the Greater Cairo metropolis. Giza is best known for the world-famous, UNESCO World Heritage site , situated high on the desert plateau immediately to the west of the urban district.
Old Cairo (Arabic, Masr al-Qadima) is the name given to the extensive district of southern Cairo from the southern boundary of Garden City down to the precinct commonly known as Coptic Cairo.
Ma'adi a suburban district of Cairo, to the south of the city center on the eastern bank of the Nile, consists of two distinct areas, Old Ma'adi and New Ma'adi . Ma'adi was established in 1904, when a railway was built through the area, connecting Cairo and Helwan to the south.
Abusir (also spelt Abu Sir) is the name given to an Egyptian archaeological locality on the desert plateau (and its neighbouring village in the valley) 10 km (7 miles) south of Giza and 8 km north of Saqqara. Situated 35 km south of the Egyptian capital Cairo, Abusir is the site of a compact pyramid field, with pyramids and funerary temples dating mainly from the 5th Dynasty of the Old Kingdom.
Port Said (Arabic: بورسعيد bōr sa`īd) is Egypt's third city (603,787 people), its second seaport and the entry point of the Suez Canal by the Mediterranean. It has a cosmopolitan heritage seems specially in its various architectural styles for its buildings, It is situated on the west bank of the canal, facing its twin city, Port Fouad (Bur Fouad).