Capital of Egypt

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This article is about the Egyptian national capital in general. For the current capital, see Cairo.

The Capital of Egypt is Cairo. In the course of history, the national capital has been in many locations other than Cairo.

History[change | change source]

List of Egyptian capitals[change | change source]

The capitals of Egypt in chronological order begin with Thinis (pre-2950 BC)[1]

I-VIII dynasties[change | change source]

IX and X dynasties[change | change source]

XI dynasty[change | change source]

XII dynasty[change | change source]

XIII dynasty[change | change source]

XIV dynasty[change | change source]

  • Xois: (1715 BC - 1650 BC)

XV dynasty[change | change source]

XVI dynasty[change | change source]

XVII-XVIII dynasties[change | change source]

XVIII-XIX dynasties[change | change source]

XIX-XX dynasties[change | change source]

XXI dynasty[change | change source]

  • Tanis: (1078 BC - 945 BC)

XXII dynasty[change | change source]

XXIII dynasty[change | change source]

  • Tanis: (818 BC - 715 BC)

XXIV dynasty[change | change source]

  • Sais: (725 BC - 715 BC)

XXV dynasty[change | change source]

XXVI-XXVII dynasties[change | change source]

  • Sais: (664 BC - 525 BC)

XXVIII dynasty[change | change source]

  • Sais: (404 BC - 399 BC)

XXIX dynasty[change | change source]

XXX dynasty[change | change source]

XXXI dynasty[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Ancient Egyptian Capitals; retrieved 2011-11-24.
  2. Tour Egypt, "Memphis, ancient city and capital"; retrieved 2011-11-24.