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 | edit source]

List of Egyptian capitals[change | edit source]

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

I-VIII dynasties[change | edit source]

IX and X dynasties[change | edit source]

XI dynasty[change | edit source]

XII dynasty[change | edit source]

XIII dynasty[change | edit source]

XIV dynasty[change | edit source]

  • Xois: (1715 BC - 1650 BC)

XV dynasty[change | edit source]

XVI dynasty[change | edit source]

XVII-XVIII dynasties[change | edit source]

XVIII-XIX dynasties[change | edit source]

XIX-XX dynasties[change | edit source]

XXI dynasty[change | edit source]

  • Tanis: (1078 BC - 945 BC)

XXII dynasty[change | edit source]

XXIII dynasty[change | edit source]

  • Tanis: (818 BC - 715 BC)

XXIV dynasty[change | edit source]

  • Sais: (725 BC - 715 BC)

XXV dynasty[change | edit source]

XXVI-XXVII dynasties[change | edit source]

  • Sais: (664 BC - 525 BC)

XXVIII dynasty[change | edit source]

  • Sais: (404 BC - 399 BC)

XXIX dynasty[change | edit source]

XXX dynasty[change | edit source]

XXXI dynasty[change | edit source]

References[change | edit source]

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