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 Form 2 History and Government online lessons on urbanization

Functions of Cairo town

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Functions of Cairo
a) It was a national capital and a political centre of the Arab world.
b) It serves as the transport and commercial centre of North Africa and the Middle East.
c) It is a recreational centre housing many recreational facilities like stadiums and entertainment halls
d) Cairo has been a historical centre being the house to the Egyptian civilization for over 5000 years
e) Cairo serves as an industrial centre. Many of these developed during the industrialization process. For example, textile, vehicle and communication equipment assembly plants.