Manshiet Nasser – The City of Garbage

Travel, Tourism, Historical Places and Buildings, Resorts, Hotels all around the world
vicked.vicky
Ultimate Contributor
Ultimate Contributor
Posts: 4739
Joined: May 03, 2008
Location: multan

Manshiet Nasser – The City of Garbage

Postby vicked.vicky » Sep 07, 2010 Views: 6506

[h2]Manshiet Nasser – The City of Garbage[/h2]

Manshiet Nasser is an informal district of the Egyptian capital Cairo on the foot of the Muqattam-rock. Most of the apartments and shops built on its territory without official approval. The district has about 600,000 inhabitants.

Manshiet Nasser  The City of Garbage

The Zabbalin (Garbage People) live there. This approximately 60,000 to 70,000 people mostly Coptic Christian faith shall still, with their donkey carts laden high not only for a very reliable additional refuse collection in Cairo, but also of a very comprehensive garbage sorting and recycling of many materials. They are known to drive through the city of pigs, which feed on edible, organic waste of the public streetscape and their meat is then sold in shops all over Cairo, the Copts.

Manshiet Nasser  The City of Garbage

The economic base in the garbage city are the people who work in the informal sector. Most families have specialized in one particular type of waste sorting and so on are able to work out, despite the introduction of a public garbage disposal enough money for their maintenance.

Manshiet Nasser  The City of Garbage

Coptic Christians are the largest population group in Manshiet Nasser. The cave church St. Sama'an, which is used by the Copts in the city of garbage, is the largest church in the Middle East with a capacity for 20,000 worshipers.

Manshiet Nasser  The City of Garbage

The area is also known by some 15 meters high Muqattam rocks consisting of limestone and in September 2008 broke off a large boulder, and so many dead and destroyed houses led.

Manshiet Nasser  The City of Garbage

Manshiet Nasser  The City of Garbage

Manshiet Nasser  The City of Garbage

Manshiet Nasser  The City of Garbage
Vicked Vicky

User avatar
ujala
Ultimate Contributor
Ultimate Contributor
Posts: 18533
Joined: Jan 31, 2009
Location: Islamabad
Contact:

Postby ujala » Sep 08, 2010

Oh no ........zinda kasay han ya log


User avatar
arslan
Ultimate Contributor
Ultimate Contributor
Posts: 12167
Joined: Dec 24, 2007
Location: Multan

Postby arslan » Sep 08, 2010

oh my bad ..Ujala also I Was Thinking About
"I haven't stop loving you,
it's just my heart has learned to live
without your love."

SUNNY



Return to “Travel Tourism”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 0 guests