Capital City: Cairo aka Al-Qahirah, or 'the victorious.'
Capital city: 16,292,269 (metropolitan)
Average Winter Temperature: 0 °C/ 32 °F
Average Summer Temperature: 37 °C/ 99 °F
Most Precipitation: 25 mm/ 1 in
Land Area: 555 square km/ 214.2 square mi
Electricity: 220 volts, 50 Hz; standard two-pin plug
Time Zone: GMT + 2
Country Dialing Code: 20
Area Code: 2
Cairo is Africa's most heavily populated city and the Arab world's cultural center.
Cairo is also known as Al-Qahirah, or 'the victorious.'