Cairo, Egypt - Modern Cairo
Cairo, Egypt, Northern Africa
|IMAGE 1: Ancient and modern structures coexist along the Nile River. In image 1, the capital city of Cairo spills out into the desert. The city's urban area is grey, while the agricultural areas are red. Image 2 zooms in on the Giza Pyramids, constructed around 2500 BC as monumental tombs.
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