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Cairo, 16th century map

Cairo

Also known as: Al Qahirah, Masr, City Victorious

Site and situation Mariam Nazly


Population Size and density Jay Amina


Historical growth by Layla and Ryan


Functions
by: Tom and Ricardo


Current growth - patterns and causes Alex Dani


Current Issues
Authors: Aulia Harun and Jordan Obey


Resources:

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Useful websites, in no particular order:

http://www.unu.edu/unupress/unupbooks/uu26ue/uu26ue0e.htm
http://weekly.ahram.org.eg/2003/628/travel.htm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/programmes/crossing_continents/africa/1858022.stm
http://www.humgeog.mq.edu.au/Cairo/index.htm
http://historic-cities.huji.ac.il/egypt/cairo/cairo.html
http://ias.berkeley.edu/cmes/icmc_files/icmc/icmc.htm
http://www.paesionline.com/africa/egypt/cairo/map.asp?gclid=CN-zusKu-JECFQghuwodZlp7pg
http://www.egyptmyway.com/articles/cityofdead.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/in_depth/world/2006/urbanisation/default.stm
http://www.humgeog.mq.edu.au/Cairo/index.htm
http://www.sacred-destinations.com/egypt/cairo-maps.htm
http://www.cairotourist.com/Map04.htm
http://www.cairotourist.com/Map07.htm
http://www.egyptmyway.com/practical_information.html
http://www.cairocitytourist.com/cairo-map.html
http://mapsof.net/Cairo/physical