Egypt


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Egypt / the Arab Republic of Egypt  

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  • Country – Mediterranean, transcontinental – in northeast Africa and southwest Asia (Sinai Peninsula)
  • Capital: Cairo
  • Largest cities: Cairo, Alexandria, Giza, Shubra El Kheima, Port Said, Suez
  • Borders: Gaza Strip (Palestine), Israel, Sudan, Libya
  • Seas: Mediterranean Sea, Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea
  • Climate: hot, sunny and dry climate; the driest and the sunniest country in the world
  • Official language: Arabic
  • Religion: Islam (Sunni, Shia), Christianity (Coptic, Orthodoxy, Greek Orthodox, Catholicism, Protestantism), Judaism
  • Government: unitary semi-presidential republic
  • National day: Revolution Day – 23 July (1952)
  • Area: 1,010,408 km² (water 0.632%)
  • Population: 100,075,480; density: 100/km² (the most populated Arab country, the third most populous in Africa)
  • Currency: ​Egyptian pound (EGP)
  • Time zone: UTC+2 (EET)
  • Calling code: +20
  • ISO 3166 code: EG
  • Internet TLD: .eg
  • Driving side: right
  • Electricity: 220V supply voltage and 50Hz, plug types: C and F

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GOVERNORATES / muḥāfaẓāt (27)


Cairo Governorate – capital: Cairo


Alexandria Governorate – capital: Alexandria

Sights / Things to do in Alexandria:


Matrouh Governorate – capital: Mersa Matruh


Beheira Governorate – capital: Damanhur


Kafr El Sheikh Governorate – capital: Kafr El Sheikh


Dakahlia / Dakahliya Governorate – capital: Mansoura


Damietta Governorate – capital: Damietta


Port Said Governorate – capital: Port Said


North Sinai Governorate – capital: Arish


Gharbia Governorate – capital: Tanta


Monufia Governorate – capital: Shibin El Kom


Qalyubia / Al-Qalyubiyya Governorate – capital: Benha


Sharqia / Sharqiyya Governorate – capital: Zagazig


Ismailia Governorate – capital: Ismailia


Giza Governorate – capital: Giza


Faiyum Governorate – capital: Faiyum


Suez Governorate – capital: Suez


South Sinai Governorate – capital: El Tor


Beni Suef Governorate – capital: Beni Suef


Minya Governorate – capital: Minya


New Valley Governorate – capital: Kharga


Asyut Governorate – capital: Asyut


Red Sea Governorate – capital: Hurghada


Sohag Governorate – capital: Sohag


Qena Governorate – capital: Qena


Luxor Governorate – capital: Luxor


Aswan Governorate – capital: Aswan


PLACES (A-Z)


Alexandria


NATURE


Alexandria flowers


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