Malays in Egypt

Malays in Egypt make up a part of the overseas Malay race population. Malay speakers who came to Egypt are mainly from Indonesia and Malaysia. In 1927, they started a newspaper, Seruan Azhar.[1]

Malays in Egypt
Regions with significant populations
Cairo · Alexandria
English · Indonesian • Malay · Egyptian Arabic
Sunni Islam
Related ethnic groups
Javanese, Malays (ethnic group), Minangkabau


  1. ^ Roff, William R. (April 1970), "Indonesian and Malay Students in Cairo in the 1920s", Indonesia, Southeast Asia Program Publications at Cornell University, 9 (9): 73–87, doi:10.2307/3350623, hdl:1813/53486, JSTOR 3350623