Shubra El-Kheima (Arabic: شبرا الخيمة; also spelled Shubra El Kheima, Shubra El Khayma, or Shubra elKhayma) is the fowert lairgest ceety in Egyp. It is locatit at Al Qalyubiyah govrenorate. The ceety is locatit in the north o Greater Cairo an is pairt o its agglomeration, Greater Cairo. The ceety is kent tae be inhabitatit bi wirkers (an their families) who hae wirked in surroondin factories syne the 1940s, but nou it represents the great expansion o Greater Cairo tae the north an the big station o rural immigration. Its population is aroond 3.5 million.