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Dokki

Dokki

El Dokki (, of either Arabic or Turkish origin, meaning harbor) is a district of greater Giza, Egypt. Dokki is situated on the Western bank of the Nile, directly across from Downtown Cairo.

Many Cairene landmarks are located in Dokki, including Cairo University, Giza Zoological Garden, the German school DEO and the embassies of many countries including Russia, France and Ethiopia. Dokki is home to approximately 40 foreign embassies, a number surpassed only by the Zamalek district.

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