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Sunrise (local): 6:21 a.m.
Sunset (local): 4:59 p.m.
75°F sunny
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1163 mi / 1873 km
Lat: 30° 02' 29" N
Lon: 31° 13' 19" E
Elev: 220 ft / 67 m

Fast Facts

Where We Are: Cairo World Heritage Site World Heritage City map icon
Where We're Staying: Bodmin Guest House
Places We Visited: Islamic Cairo's Mosque of Sultan Hussan, Ar-Rifa'I Mosque, Ibn Tulun Mosque, Citadel, and Mosque of Mohammed Ali
Featured Site: Islamic Cairo
Person of the Day: Prophet Mohammed
What We Ate:
Food of the Day: Egyptian pancakes
Breakfast: leftover pastries
Lunch: kushari
Dinner: Egyptian pancakes
Olive Count: 1126
Word of the Day: Ana faehem click to hear an audio clip (for a man) and ana faeha click to hear an audio clip (for a woman) mean "I understand" in Egyptian Arabic.
Tech Fact of the Day: There are estimated to be between 750 million and one billion Muslims (followers of Islam) in the world, mostly divided divided amongst about 30 countries.
Flat Count (Cumulative): 3
Broken Spoke Count (Cumulative): 17
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