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  1. Maadi or al-Ma'adi (Arabic: معادي الخبيري - المعادي‎ / transliterated: al-Ma‛adi pronounced [elmæˈʕæːdi]) is an affluent, leafy suburban district south of Cairo, Egypt, on the east bank of the Nile about 12 km upriver from downtown Cairo. The Nile at Maadi is parallelled by the Corniche, a waterfront promenade and the main road north into Cairo. There is no bridge across the Nile at Maadi; the nearest one is located at El Mounib along the Ring Road (Tariq al-Da'iri) on the way north to the downtown. Maadi's population was estimated to be 97,000 in 2016, the district is popular with international expatriates as well as Egyptians and is home to a large number of embassies, as well as major international schools, sporting clubs, and cultural institutions such as the Supreme Constitutional Court of Egypt and the national Egyptian Geological Museum.

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  1. In Arabic it means 'crossing place'. By tradition this is where Jesus with Joseph and Mary crossed the Nile River as they journeyed south

    Submitted by anonymous on December 30, 2020  


  1. The numerical value of maadi in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. The numerical value of maadi in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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