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Egypt FlagMajor cities : Cairo (Capital), Giza, Alexandria, Shubra El Kheima and Mansoura.
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Egypt Information

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ISO 3166-1EG - EGY - 818
NATO country codeEG - EGY
FIPS 10-4 codeEG
ContinentAfrica / North Africa
Egypt CapitalCairo
Official languageArabic
Name of the inhabitantsEgyptian
Egypt National Day23 July
Egypt Currency Egyptian pound (EGP)
Egypt 10 %
Egypt Calling code+20
Egypt Country domain code .eg
Egypt Vehicle registration plateET
Traveling direction Right
Time zone UTC +2:00
International organizationArab League
United Nations
Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe
Organisation internationale de la Francophonie
African Union
Community of Sahel-Saharan States
United Nations Economic Commission for Africa
Group of 77
Union for the Mediterranean
Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation Observer
Egypt National anthemBilady, Bilady, Bilady

Egypt Head of state

President of the RepublicAbdel Fattah al-Sissi (2014)
Prime ministerMostafa Madbouli (2018)

Egypt Religion

List of the main religions practiced in Egypt.

  1. Islam 88 %
  2. Christianity 10 %
  3. Other 2 %

Egypt Data

Different data, numbers and statistics of Egypt (Inhabitants, population, economy).

Area1,001,450 km² (386,662 sq mi)
Number of inhabitants96,980,000 population (2018) Chart
Population Density 96.8 /km² (250.8 /sq mi)
Length of coastline2,450 km
Perimeter5,104 km
Life expectancy70.9 Year (2015), ♀ : 73.2 Year, ♂ : 68.8 Year
Average years of schooling 7.1 Year (2015)
Human Development Index 0.696 (2018)
Gross domestic product250 Billions US$ (2018) Chart
Annual change: 5.3 %
2,573 US$ per capita
Unemployment10.9 % of labor force (2018) Chart
Inflation20.9 % (2018) Chart
Credit rating
  • Standard & Poor's: B (Stable, 11 November 2016)
  • Fitch: B (Stable, 19 December 2014)
  • Moody's: B3 (Positive, 29 August 2017)
  • Dagong: B- (Stable, 0 June 2015)

Egypt Chart

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Number of inhabitants, Gross domestic product, Unemployment, Inflation

Egypt Covid-19

Incident rate209.16
Case fatality ratio5.93612 %
Last updated : 2 April 2021

Egypt Natural resource

List of major natural resources classified by importance.
  1. Natural gas
  2. Petroleum
  3. Talc
  4. Lead
  5. Zinc
  6. Manganese
  7. Limestone
  8. Gypsum
  9. Iron
  10. Rare earth elements
  11. Phosphate
  12. Asbestos

Egypt Agriculture

Listing of major crops and products starting with the most important.
  1. Wheat
  2. Fruits
  3. Corn
  4. Vegetables
  5. Sheep
  6. Cattle
  7. Cotton
  8. Rice
  9. Goats
  10. Beans
  11. Water buffalo

Egypt Border

Egypt's border with 3 other countries. The list of Border countries of Egypt below classified by border length (in kilometers).

  1. Sudan Sudan 1,273 km
  2. Libya Libya 1,115 km
  3. Israel Israel 266 km

Egypt Map

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Egypt Climate

  1. Arid 100 %

Egypt Weather (Cairo)

Today's weather and weather forecasts of Egypt for the next days to come (The measurements and forecasts are those of Cairo).

Egypt Electricity

Electrical standard in Egypt (voltage, power outlet ...)

Voltage220 V
Frequency50 Hz
Power plugPower plug : C Power plug : F
Power socketPower socket : C Power socket : F

Egypt Airport

Below, find a list of the main Airport of Egypt classified by annual passenger transit.

Cairo International AirportSharm el-Sheikh International Airport
Abu Simbel Airport

Egypt Hotel

Here is a list of hotel in Egypt selected by our teams for their qualities. Click the hotel of your choice to find out the availability of rooms by your travel dates.

Hotel Queens Valley Hotel LuxorQueens Valley Hotel Luxor

Occupying a unique and privileged location in the wonderful city of Luxor, this newly-opened hotel with it's 102 rooms is set within walking distance of the River Nile and Luxor Temple... view more
$US 16
Hotel Sharm Reef HotelSharm Reef Hotel

Sharm El Sheikh
Located in the Om El Seid Hill area of Sharm El Sheikh, this hotel features an outdoor pool with sun-lounger terrace. Each spacious room offers modern furnishings and cable TV... view more
Hotel Lagona Dahab VillageLagona Dahab Village

With a private beach area, Lagona Dahab Village overlooks the Gulf of Aqaba and is a 3 minutes’ drive from Dahab city centre. All rooms have a balcony overlooking the sea or swimming pool... view more
$US 50
Hotel Paradise Inn Le Metropole HotelParadise Inn Le Metropole Hotel

Situated in an 18th century building with classical decorations and stunning views of the Mediterranean, Le Metropole boasts 2 French restaurants and elegantly furnished rooms with a balcony... view more
$US 79
Hotel Three Bedroom Apartment inside Sarayat El MaadiThree Bedroom Apartment inside Sarayat El Maadi
Located in Cairo, 3 Bedroom Furnished Apartment, Sarayat El Maadi is a self-catering accommodation with classic décor. The property is 15 km from City Stars Mall and 12 km from Giza Pyramids... view more
$US 140
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Egypt Olympic Games

List of participations in the Summer and Winter Olympics of Egypt and the number of medals won.

SummerParticipation : 22Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 7101532
WinterParticipation : 1Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 0000
TotalParticipation : 23Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 7101532
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