El Marg (Arabic: المرج pronounced [elˈmæɾɡ]) is an administrative ward (kism) of Cairo, in the north-east of the Cairo Governorate, bordering Qalyubia Governorate near Shubra El Kheima. It was separated from the El Salam district (to its south) on 1 April 1994. Its residential area is densely populated. It covers 16.94 square kilometers, with 251,589 people according to a 1996 census, increasing to 507,035 in 2006.
- "Egypt: Administrative Division (Governorates and Districts) - Population Statistics in Maps and Charts". citypopulation.de. Retrieved 22 June 2016.
- Maspero, Jean; Wiet, Gaston (1919). Matériaux pour servir à la géographie de l'Égypte. Cairo: Institut français d'archéologie orientale. p. 166.
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