The Cairo Tower (Arabic: ÈÑÌ ÇáÞÇåÑÉ) is
free-standing concrete TV tower in Cairo, Egypt. It stands in
Zamalek district on Gezira Island in the River Nile, in the city
centre. At 187 metres, it is 43 metres higher than the Great Pyramid
of Giza, which stands some 15 km to the southwest.