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  cairographics.org
Cairo is designed to produce consistent output on all output media while taking advantage of display hardware acceleration when available (eg.
Cairo is implemented as a library written in the C programming language, but bindings are available for several different programming languages.
Cairo is free software and is available to be redistributed and/or modified under the terms of either the GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL) version 2.1 or the Mozilla Public License (MPL) version 1.1 at your option.
cairographics.org   (180 words)

  
  Cairo travel guide
Cairo is the capital of Egypt, and with a total population in excess of 16 million people, one of the largest cities in both Africa and the Middle East (which regions it conveniently straddles) - it is also the 13th largest city in the world.
Situated on the River Nile, Cairo is famous for its own history - preserved in the fabulous medieval Islamic city and in Old Cairo - and for the ancient, Pharaonic history of the country it represents.
No trip to Cairo would be complete, for example, without a visit to the Giza Pyramids, to nearby Saqqara, or to the Egyptian Museum in the center of town.
www.world66.com /africa/egypt/cairo   (549 words)

  
  Cairo (graphics) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cairo is a free software graphics library with multiple backends that provides a vector-based device-independent API for software developers.
Cairo was started by Keith Packard and Carl Worth for use in the X Window System.
Cairo is intended to compete with similar technologies like WPF from Microsoft and Quartz from Apple Computer.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cairo_(graphics)   (326 words)

  
 Cairo, Egypt - LoveToKnow 1911   (Site not responding. Last check: )
CAIRO (Arabic Misr-al-Kahira, or simply Misr), the capital of modern Egypt and the most populous city in Africa, on the Nile, 12 m.
Two miles N.E. of Cairo and on the edge of the desert is the suburb of Abbasia (named after the viceroy Abbas), connected with the city by a continuous line of houses.
Cairo itself is the fourth Moslem capital of Egypt; the site of one of those that had preceded it is, for the most part, included within its walls, while the other two were a little to the south.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Cairo,_Egypt   (4730 words)

  
 Cairo (Egypt) - MSN Encarta
Greater Cairo is spread across three of Egypt's administrative governorates: the east bank portion is located in Al Qalyobīyah Governorate, while the west bank is part of the governorates of Al Jīzah and Al Qalyobīyah.
Cairo is marked by the traditions and influences of the East and the West, the ancient and the modern.
Cairo is served by an international airport, situated approximately 24 km (about 15 mi) northeast of the city; the Ramses train station and a bus terminal are located near Tahrīr Square in downtown Cairo.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761560224/Cairo_(Egypt).html   (973 words)

  
 Cairo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cairo is the seventeenth most populous metropolitan area in the world (the 10th according to 2004 statistics).
Cairo is located on the banks and islands of the Nile River in the north of Egypt, immediately south of the point where the river leaves its desert-bound valley and breaks into two branches into the low-lying Nile Delta region.
The Cairo Cleaning and Beautification Agency was founded to collect and recycle the rubbish; however, they also work with the Zabbaleen, a Christian community that has been collecting and recycling Cairo's rubbish since the turn of the 20th century [3].
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cairo   (2252 words)

  
 Cairo, Egypt   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Cairo - the Triumphant City - is the glorious capital of Egypt, the cradle of civilization and the beacon of religion.
It is the largest city in the Middle East and Africa and lies at the centre of all routes leading to, and from the three continents: Asia, Africa and Europe.
Greater Cairo extends on the banks of the River Nile to the south of its delta.
ce.eng.usf.edu /pharos/cairo   (203 words)

  
 USS Cairo Gunboat and Museum
Cairo was constructed at Mound City, Illinois, and commissioned in January 1862.
The Cairo was destined to see only limited action in the engagement at Plum Point in May and in the battle of Memphis in June.
Cairo was rocked by two explosions in quick succession which tore gaping holes in the ship's hull.
www.nps.gov /vick/cairo/cairo.htm   (720 words)

  
 Cairo - ArticleWorld   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Cairo is now the most populous city in Africa is the cultural hub of the Arab World.
Cairo is located in the northern part of Egypt on the banks of River Nile.
Cairo is also the chief center for education in Egypt as well as the Arab world having the largest number of educational institutions.
www.articleworld.org /index.php/Cairo   (293 words)

  
 City Profiles: Cairo   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Cairo is the capital of Egypt and the largest city in the Middle East.
This, along with the British occupation of Cairo in 1891, led to the development of new suburbs for the affluent Egyptians and foreigners.
Cairo is one of the world's most densely populated cities, with one of the lowest provisions of road space per capita and dramatic growth in the number of private vehicles.
www.un.org /cyberschoolbus/habitat/profiles/cairo.asp   (449 words)

  
 MAGNA CARTA RECORDS > Artists > CAIRO
Cairo, for their part, were one of the instigators - one of the first bands released on Magna Carta, they were one of the bands that fueled the hearts and minds of countless offspring.
While still retaining the complexity, intricate arrangements, and vintage progressive sounds that made Cairo one of the most respected bands of the second golden age of prog, the songs here also sport melodies and constructs that are accessible to listeners outside of the progressive community.
Cairo has released 3 CDs on the Magna Carta label, Cairo (1995), Conflict and Dreams (1998), and Time of Legends (2001).
www.magnacarta.net /artists/cairo.html   (604 words)

  
 Cairo, city, Egypt. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Cairo is the largest city in the Middle East and in Africa.
Cairo itself was founded in 969 by the Fatimid general Jauhar Al Rumi to replace nearby Al Qatai (established in the 9th cent.
Cairo prospered under the rule of the Mamluks, who added many buildings of artistic merit, but the city declined after it was conquered (1517) by the Ottoman Empire.
www.bartleby.com /65/ca/CairoEg.html   (602 words)

  
 Cairo travel guide - Wikitravel
Cairo (Arabic: القاهرة,al-Qāhirah) is the capital of Egypt and, with a total population in excess of 16 million people, one of the largest cities in both Africa and the Middle East (which regions it conveniently straddles) - it is also the 13th largest city in the world.
No trip to Cairo would be complete, for example, without a visit to the Giza Pyramids, to nearby Saqqara, or to the Egyptian Museum in the center of town.
Cairo is served by Cairo International Airport [CAI] [1], which is the hub of the Egyptian national airline, Egyptair.
wikitravel.org /en/Cairo   (2359 words)

  
 Cairo Travel Guide | Fodor's Online
In many ways Cairo is the proverbial overgrown village, full of little districts and communities that feel much smaller and more intimate than the city of which they're part.
Cairo's districts have changed, of course, since the time when they were founded, and with 10 million new residents having poured in since the revolution of 1952, many more new districts have grown around them.
Indeed, one of the joys of Cairo is that its historic areas are still vibrant, living spaces and not open-air museums.
www.fodors.com /miniguides/mgresults.cfm?destination=cairo@40   (588 words)

  
 MAGNA CARTA RECORDS > Releases > CAIRO (self-titled)
Cairo's entire record was made in the group's state-of-the-art digital studio.
Cairo uses the technology of the '90's with the spirit of the '70's and is proud of their roots in the world of prog rock and symphonic music.
Cairo is about to take their place with the greats of progressive rock.
www.magnacarta.net /releases/cairo.html   (297 words)

  
 A tour of Islamic Cairo, Egypt
Actually, this area is no more Islamic than Central Cairo, but as though walking through a time machine we are transported back to Cairo's past Islamic heritage, to a world of ancient mosques and 1,500 hundred year old markets; to medieval forts and the city that was Salah ad-Din's.
It is one of Cairo's oldest mosques, but perhaps more importantly, it is the world's oldest university and certainly worth a look.
Originally, Cairo's rulers selected the area for their tombs outside the crowed medieval city in a location that was mostly desert.
touregypt.net /cairo/cairoislamic.htm   (3626 words)

  
 The Cairo Citizen
Cairo, despite decades of decline and depression, remains one of the most fascinating cities in the state of Illinois...
The history of Cairo is among the most complex and fascinating of any municipality in Illinois, rife with schemes, skirmishes, phenomenal growth and almost equally phenomenal decline.
Cairo is a place where those with sensitivity and imagination can revisit the nineteenth century.
www.cairocitizen.com /history.htm   (1182 words)

  
 Cairo Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
Cairo doesn't have the resources for graceful boulevards and cobbled squares and the kind of dolled-up, prettified buildings that cry out to be photographed and stuck in an album.
Historic buildings are buried in age-old quarters of the city that have yet to be tamed and made tourist-friendly.
Between March and April, Cairo is occasionally subject to the khamseen, a dry and very dusty wind storm which blows in from the parched Western Desert at up to 150kph (93mph).
www.lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/africa/egypt/cairo   (367 words)

  
 Cairo, the City of, in Egypt
Cairo comes alive at night, which is the best time to shop, eat delicious Middle Eastern cuisine, or simply watch the world go by from a pavement cafe.
Modern Cairenes consider Central Cairo to consist of the area bordered by Old Cairo to the south, Islamic Cairo to the east and the Nile River to the west, but this covers a number of different districts.
Islamic Cairo is not the oldest section of Cairo, as that distinction belongs to Old Cairo.
www.cairotourist.com /cairotown.htm   (788 words)

  
 Cairo   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Cairo, Georgia, United States [City]; population was 9,035 in 1990; housing units was 3,551 in 1990; location is 30°53'N 84°12'W; land area is 8.95 square miles (5,729 acres); water area is 0.05 square miles (34 acres); FIPS code is 12400 [SourceCBP]
Cairo, Illinois, United States [City]; population was 4,846 in 1990; housing units was 2,251 in 1990; location is 36°60'N 89°11'W; land area is 5.93 square miles (3,797 acres); water area is 2.08 square miles (1,331 acres); FIPS code is 10383 [SourceCBP]
Cairo, New York, United States [CDP]; population was 1,273 in 1990; housing units was 709 in 1990; location is 42°18'N 74°1'W; land area is 4.25 square miles (2,720 acres); water area is 0.01 square miles (7 acres); FIPS code is 11638 [SourceCBP]
www.placesnamed.com /c/a/cairo.asp   (718 words)

  
 Trade Shows in Cairo,Trade Fairs in Cairo,Cairo Trade Events & Exhibitions   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Cairo Tex is an exhibition related to the textile industry of Egypt.
Cairo International Leather Fair is the country's premier and most international exhibition for sourcing the full range of leather sector requirements - high grade hides and skins, leathermaking chemicals, machinery and technology, semi-processed and finished leathers, footwear manufacturing equipment, materials and components.
Cairo Trans Middle East provides the ideal marketing platform for companies to showcase latest products and services to this prestigious audience of 250 senior executive conference delegates and 300 exhibition trade visitors from European, Africa and Middle East countries.
www.biztradeshows.com /egypt/cairo   (1405 words)

  
 Cairo - MozillaWiki
Cairo is designed to produce identical output on all output media while taking advantage of display hardware acceleration when available (eg.
Cairo was once named Xr, (or Xr/Xc), so if you came looking for that software, you've found it.
Cairo is a free software library available under either the GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL) or the Mozilla Public License (MPL).
wiki.mozilla.org /Cairo   (141 words)

  
 Cairo   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Cairo is an unjustly-overlooked film, full of the same hearty, undemanding pleasures as a well-crafted sitcom.
Ethel Waters was a box office question mark, and promotion for Cairo carefully captioned her picture "Broadway musical comedy star." Black performers were still cast as servants or nightclub performers whose parts could be easily snipped out of prints for southern distribution.
Cairo is about the third straight weaky for Miss MacDonald....She sings well and is delightful in those lighter romantic moments....[the] fact that most scenes are supposed to be near Libya or in the city of Cairo calls for costly production background.
www.dandugan.com /maytime/f-cairo.html   (2059 words)

  
 St. Allchin On The Road To Cairo
The key new piece of object technology in Cairo will be its Object File System-an extensible directory of all operating system objects that will function much like a database, permitting searches of object properties, such as the state of all color printers, and extending to documents.
The distributed file system expected in Cairo would seemingly need to be based on a new, distributed version of OLE that would let applications interact, whether they are on the same system-as occurs today-or on multiple Microsoft-based systems.
A long-term distributed computing goal for Cairo, says Gary Voth, SQL Server's group product manager, is to rely on a single "replication model for all of our products." Another is a single system of hierarchical storage on the network so that it doesn't matter where mail, user documents or other data are stored.
www.networkcomputing.com /604/604feature2.html   (2125 words)

  
 Cairo: The city that never ends
Cairo, with its 14 million inhabitants is one of the most fascinating cities in the world, as so many civilizations and historical epochs are represented here.
The central Cairo is a bustling affair, often appearing like a group of major cities without real borders in between.
The Citadel was for 700 years the strategic stronghold for Cairo, overlooking the city...
lexicorient.com /egypt/cairo.htm   (367 words)

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