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Kasr el Nil Bridge

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General Information

Structural Type: Arch bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Other name(s): Khedive Ismail Bridge
Built: 1931 - 1933
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Cairo, Egypt, Africa
  • Nile
Replaces Gezira Bridge (1872)
Coordinates: 30° 2' 37.59" N    31° 13' 47.07" E

Technical Information


total length 1 932 m


structural steel 3 701 t


4 February 1931

Foundation stone is laid by King Fouad.

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