Zeitoun, Cairo

Zeitoun (Arabic: الزيتون‎), also El Zeitoun, is a famous district in Cairo, Egypt. It became known for its Marian apparitions during the years 1968–1971.

It was the birthplace of Fathia Nkrumah (born Fathia Rizk to a Coptic family), wife of Kwame Nkrumah, the first President of Ghana.

In Arabic, the name literally means olives.

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Coordinates: 30°06′18″N 31°18′37″E / 30.1050°N 31.3103°E / 30.1050; 31.3103