Maadi is one of the wealthy and least populated suburbs in Helwan Governorate in Egypt. It is distinguished by its marvelously decorated villas and apartments and glamorous restaurants and is usually inhabited by upper and upper-middle class members. Maadi occupies the archeological site of a city in the predynastic period that was carrying the same name and there are some remains of ancient Egyptian monuments. Throughout history, Maadi was a city of a remarkable position and great position since the establishment of the railway road linking between Cairo and Helwan. Nowadays Maadi occupies a prominent position among the newly established cities for being the center of a large number of important governmental institutes and educational structures. On its land stand Cairo American College, Misr American College, Maadi British International School and Lycée Français du Caire and many other educational institutes. Moreover, the Residential Street in Maadi encompasses a number of foreign embassies in Egypt like Mexican, Japanese, and Peruvian embassies. Maadi is a preferable destination for shopping and walking around for most of the wealthy Cairians. Of special interest the excessively decorated malls including Maadi Grand Mall that locates about 2 km away from downtown Cairo. It is supplied with all essential services of sanitation and water supply, health care services and can be easily reached by metro. Inhabitants of this prosperous area are also served with Maadi Sporting Club.