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Egypt, Historic Cairo

 Posted by , last edited on October 26, 2013 at 10:11:17

Location Governorate of al-Qahirah (Cairo), Egypt
Coordinates N30 3 0 E31 15 39.996
Property 524 ha
Date of Inscription 1979

Brief Description (http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/89 )

Tucked away amid the modern urban area of Cairo lies one of the world's oldest Islamic cities, with its famous mosques, madrasas, hammams and fountains. Founded in the 10th century, it became the new centre of the Islamic world, reaching its golden age in the 14th century.

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