The capital of Egypt and known as the "City of a Thousand Minarets", Cairo is famous for the Pyramids, the Sphinx of Giza and the myriad of ancient treasures at the Egyptian Museum. Since the time of the Pharaohs, Cairo never fails to make a strong impression where life is fast. Bustling car-filled streets Zigzag the Nile, a city thriving on the influences of a Mediterranean lifestyle and the spectacles of ancient civilisations. There are excellent bars, restaurants and shopping.

PopulationPopulation: 6,758,581
SizeSize: 175 sq miles
CapitalCapital: Cairo
LangageLanguage: Arabic
CurrencyCurrency: Egyptian Pound
Time ZoneTime Zone: GMT +2 hours
TemperatureTemperature: 13 °C (55 °F) -  43 °C (109 °F)
Drive SideDrive Side: Right
IndustriesMajor Industries: Oil, Gas, Tourism
Dialling CodeDialing Code: +20

Cairo is regarded as an important seat of learning and education.

Cairo education encompasses the various schools and universities in the city. The basic education in Cairo is free and compulsory. Educational system in Cairo is highly centralized and is divided into three distinct stages of basic, secondary and post secondary. The primary and the preparatory phases are integrated into the basic education. Pursuing secondary and post secondary education depends solely on the ability of the students.

Children in Cairo generally go to private or government schools for their basic education. The Arabic Schools and the Experimental Language Schools are the government schools of Cairo.

Arabic schools follow the government approved curriculum in Arabic language, whereas the Experimental Language Schools follow the curriculum in English and French is taught as a second foreign language. The three types of private schools of Cairo are the ordinary schools, language schools and the religious schools.

Cairo education aims in the all round development of the student. Various recreational and extracurricular activities are encouraged in these schools and universities. Various institutions also provide a congenial atmosphere for both the students and the teachers.

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