Cairo City Trivia

Can you guess these facts about the city of Cairo, Egypt?
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Last updated: December 21, 2020
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On what river is Cairo situated?
Nile
What Cairo suburb is home to the "Great Pyramid"?
Giza
What city square was the site of massive protests during the Arab Spring?
Tahrir Square
What Tennessean city shares its name with an ancient Egyptian capital in Metro Cairo?
Memphis
What international body is headquartered in Cairo?
Arab League
What is the closest world capital to Cairo?
Jerusalem
Either Cairo or what city is Africa's biggest city, depending on how you measure?
Lagos
What Egyptian President was assassinated in 1981 in Cairo?
Anwar Sadat
What is the nickname of Cairo?
The City of a
Thousand Minarets
What famous bazaar is one of Cairo's main tourist attractions?
Khan el-Khalili
What will the new Egyptian capital replacing Cairo reportedly be named?
Wedian
Put on your thinking cap ... What is the tallest structure in Cairo and Egypt?
Cairo Tower
What island in that river is the above located, and is Cairo's most populous one?
Gezira Island
Cairo's Al-Azhar University is world's second-oldest institution of higher learning.
In what North African city is world's oldest located?
Fez
What chivalrous nemesis of the Crusaders built the Cairo Citadel?
Saladin
What is the Arabic pronunciation of the city?
al-Qāhirah
Cairo's name in Arabic means "the Conqueror", which is supposedly named after what
object in our solar system - known as "the Conquering Star" in Arabic?
Mars
What historic caliphate established Cairo in 969?
Fatimid Caliphate
The opening and closing scenes of what 2016 X-Men movie took place in Cairo?
X-Men: Apocalypse
What U.S. state capital became Egypt's first sister city in 1951?
Baton Rouge
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