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About Egypt

Egypt is a state in Africa. It's located in the east Northafrica. This part of Africa is just by the mediterranean sea aswell as by the Red sea. This part of Egypt is also the inhabitated, this is due to the fact that it's water in the vicinity. So along the Nile, the mediterranean sea aswell as by the Red Sea. A large part of Egypt is desert area and uninhabited.


Capital : Cairo
Language : Arabic (official), English and French widely understood by educated people
Government : Republic
Area : land: 995,450 km2
water: 6,000 km2
total: 1,001,450 km2
Population : 78,887,007(July 2006 est.)
Currency : Egyptian pound (EGP) (LE / £E)
Religion : Muslim (mostly Sunni) 90%, Coptic Christian and other 10%
Time Zone : EET (UTC+2)
Calling Code : 20