Cairo is the fastest growing city by population



Tue, 28 Feb 2017 - 05:39 GMT


Tue, 28 Feb 2017 - 05:39 GMT

Creative Commons/Maro Tharwat

Creative Commons/Maro Tharwat

CAIRO – 28 February 2017: Cairo’s population is expected to grow by half a million in 2017, making it the fastest growing metropolitan city in the world by population, according to Euromonitor International’s Global Economies and Consumers in 2017



Cairo's population reached 9,440,374 in the latest population estimates from Jan. 1, 2016, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics' (CAPMAS)

Statistical Yearbook


According to EIGEC report, Alexandria will grow by more than 100,000 people this year.
Amal Nur al-Din, chairman of population statistics at CAPMAS, told

Aswat Masriya

the Egyptian population grows by two million every year.



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