Cairo

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Homework project to do a presentation about a city. We chose Cairo.

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Cairo

  1. 1. Cairo<br />By Hannah<br />
  2. 2. Where is Cairo? <br />Cairo is the capital of Egypt and Egypt is in north east of Africa which is the second largest continent in the world <br />Egypt<br />Cairo<br />
  3. 3. Population<br />There are roughly 17 million people living in Cairo, and compared to London, our capital city, that is quite a lot of people<br />80 to 90% of Egyptians are Muslim and 10% are Christians<br />
  4. 4. Pyramids <br />The pyramid of Djoser (pronounced Zoser) is famously known for its age of 4700 years old<br />It was built for Djoser the Pharaoh at the time to be buried in<br />It is the earliest large-scale cut stone construction<br /> Pyramid of Djoser<br />
  5. 5. The Nile<br />The longest river in the world runs through Cairo it is called the Nile and it is nearly 6700 kilometres long<br />Every year the Nile floods leaving the soil around it just right for crops to grow in <br />
  6. 6. Language and money<br />Language<br />Money<br />The money used in Cairo is the Egyptian pound <br />The equivalent of an Egyptian pound is 100 piastres<br />اللغة العربية هي اللغة المحكية في القاهرة<br />Arabic is the language spoken in Cairo<br />

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