The Egyptian city of Giza (Giza also sometimes called) is located on the west bank of the Nile and is closely bound up with the country’s capital, Cairo, whose center is only 20 miles away. According to a calculation made in 2005 2,443,203 people live in Giza, Giza, which, behind Cairo and Alexandria, Egypt is the third largest city. Although the city is so close to Cairo, it is the capital of a separate province, also named Giza or in Arabic al-Gizah.
The city has seen it all the time, especially by the various conquerors, some changes. This has been improved, notably by the British, the city’s infrastructure, in the form of roads, paths and buildings. Contrary to many assumptions Giza is not just desert, so there could also over time develop a thriving center for the Egyptian culture.
Today is world famous Giza built for several thousand years ago Pyramids of Giza, which are one of the Seven Wonders of the World. These attract millions of tourists annually and is the main reason why the Egyptian government put large amounts of money in upgrading the infrastructure of the city.
Giza itself has, despite the many tourists do not own International Airport, which is why, if you arrive by plane, landing at the airport in Cairo. Most tourists arrive by air but not to Giza, but are in the Red Sea and make a day trip to Cairo and Giza. Even traveling across the country, often with a Nile cruise and a final beach vacation are offered.