Egypt 2019 2020 DE Project

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Digital Egypt will start a project to improve OSM Maps in Egypt. We will continuously update this page as we expand our work and users.

All data entered will be verified by Digital Egypt.

We will closely adhere to the OSM standards and the Egypt Wiki Page and look forward to closely working with the OSM community. Please reach out to us at or through the Facebook group at


  • Improve road alignment
  • Use local knowledge to make corrections to the road network as required
  • Add road names
  • Expand road network to cover newly constructed areas
  • Add missing geocodes
  • Add and update pedestrians network
  • Add and Update Turn by Turn Tags

Cities and Areas currently under map improvement:

  • Update highway network all over Egypt
  • Add TBT Tags in main cities in Egypt

Cities and Areas where project is complete:

New Cairo is entirely mapped.

  • Badr City
  • Madinaty
  • Beit Al Watan
  • Al Mustakbal Phase 1
  • Al Lotus Sector
  • Northern Investors Extension
  • Al Kawthar Sector
  • Al Narges and Southern Investors.
  • Al Yasmine, Al Banafseg, Southern Academy, Services Area and Northern Investors.
  • First Settlement
  • Eastern Academy
  • Mirage Al Golf
  • Society of Officers Housing
  • Lake View
  • Cairo Festival City
  • First and Second Sector Services Area
  • Dar Masr Phase 1 & 2
  • Sakan Masr Phase 1 & 2
  • Al Andalos Housing & Al Andalos Family Housing
  • 6th of October City
  • 10th of Ramadan City
  • Cairo Governorate
  • Giza Governorate
  • Al Qalyubia Governorate
  • Alexandria Governorate
  • Port Said Governorate
  • Red Sea Governorate
  • Al Sharqia Governorate
  • Al Daqahlia Governorate
  • Al Gharbia Governorate
  • Damietta Governorate
  • Al Menofia Governorate
  • Kafr Al Sheikh Governorate
  • Al Beheira Governorate
  • Ismailia Governorate
  • Suez Governorate
  • Aswan Governorate
  • Al Fayoum Governorate
  • Bani Sewif Governorate
  • Sohag Governorate
  • Asyout Governorate
  • New Aswan City
  • Luxor Governorate
  • Al Minya Governorate
  • Qena Governorate
  • South Sinia Governorate
  • Matrouh Governorate
  • New Valley Governorate

Address Tags:

Below are the tags we will be using for geocode addresses and a corresponding example of a value.


addr:street=شارع الحرية  

addr:street:en=Al Horeya Street  

addr:subdistrict=المجاورة الثالثة  

addr:subdistrict:en=Third Neighborhood

addr:district=منطقة جاردينيا (المنطقة الرابعة سابقاً)

addr:district:en=Gardenia Area (Fourth Area Previously)

addr:city=مدينة الشروق

addr:city:en=El Shorouk City






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