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Wikitravel Press has created the official Wikimania 2008 travel guide to Cairo and Alexandria. The guide is licensed under Creative Commons by-sa 1.0, and it's available for your reading and editing pleasure at the Wikitravel website:

Alexandria - Cairo (including the Pyramids) - Egypt reference - Egyptian Arabic phrasebook

Printed copies of the June guidebook will be distributed on site (while supplies last), but those wanting to grab a copy before the conference can buy it online (US$11.99) — new July version now available. Take a look at the Alexandria sample chapter (PDF, 6.3 MB) to see what it looks like!

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Currency

The Egyptian pound or gineih (Arabic: الجنيه المصرى, el-Gineih el-Maṣrī) is the currency of Egypt. It is divided into 100 qirsh (قرش) (pronounced irsh, piastres in English), or 1000 malleem (مليم) (milliemes). The ISO 4217 code is EGP.

Banking Currency exchange facilities are available in most banks and Money Exchange outlets. Credit cards are accepted at most restaurants and shops, the most widely used being Master card, Visa, and American Express.

Banks are working on Sunday to Thursday from 8:30 A.M till 5:00 P.M.. some Banks are working from 8:30 A.M till 2:00 P.M.

AirPort Banks

Nile Bank.

Misr Bank.

Banque du Caire

National Bank of Egypt

Commercial International Bank CIB.

Thomas Cook Bank.

Bank of Alexandria.

http://www.cairo-airport.com/services_banking.asp

Banks's Locations

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Egyptian Commercial Bank

Egyptian Commercial Bank

2 Patrice Lumumba St., Bab Sharki

3935734


Egyptian Gulf Bank

81, El Sultan Hussein St.

4869093

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National Bank of Egypt

National Bank of Egypt

26, Salah Salem St.

489093

Faisal Islamic Bank of Egypt

7, Victor Basily St., Azarita

4856341/2

Misr International Bank

47, El Sultan Hussein St.

482508/9

Banque Misr

9, Talat Harb st., Raml station

4846921-4861431

Misr Exterior Bank

95, 26th July St., Azarita

4843950

The Nile Bank

8, Champollion St., Azarita

4865886

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Bank of Alexandria

Bank of Alexandria

6, Salah Salem St.

4870159


Banque Du Cairo

5, Salah Salem St.,

4861241/43

Cairo Barclays Bank

10, Al Fawatem St., Azarita

4877804


Cairo for East Bank

Cairo for East Bank

33, El sultan Hussein St.,

4855792


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center egyptien bank

Central Bank of Egypt

3, Mahmoud Azmi St., Salah Salem.

El Attarien

4878589


Delta International Bank

Lumumba St., & El Horreya rd.,

El Shalalat Bld.

3938531

http://www.egyptguide.net/egyptmap/alex/banks.html


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American express bank

AMERICAN EXPRESS BANK

10 Patrice Lumumba St. Bab Sharq 

4950918


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ARAB AFRICAN INTERNATIONAL BANK

ARAB AFRICAN INTERNATIONAL BANK

24 Bani El Abbas St. Bab Sharq

4836714 4839674


ARAB BANK PLC

21 Talaat Harb St.Down Town

4824094 4826850


ARAB INTERNATIONAL BANK

2 El Horreya Rd. Down town 

4829673


BANQUE DU CAIR BARDAYS INTERNATIONAL

10 El Fawatim St. Azarita 

4821307


BANQUE DU CAIR ET DE PARIS (BCP)

11 Dr. Ibrahim Abd el Sayed St. Bab Sharq 

4938959


BANQUE MISR

9 TALAAT Harb St. Downtown 

4830629 4838375


CITIBANK

95 26th of July St.

4837049


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EGYPTIAN AMERICAN BANK

EGYPTIAN AMERICAN BANK

14 Salah Salem St. Downtown 

4828640 4836018


EGYPTIAN BRITISH BANK

47 El Sultan Hussein St. Azarita

4832839


MISR AMERICA INTERNATIONAL BANK

73 El Horreya Rd. Downtwon

4920900


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CIB Bank

NATIONAL SOCIETE GENERAL BANK

240 El Geigh St. Roushdi

5450332 5452352

Notes : you can book for conference in CIB Bank http://www.cibeg.com


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