profile icon
Pacific Countries
peoples-projects

Egypt

Key Facts

 

Population

89,002,000

Area

1,010,407.87 km2

Official Language

Arabic

Capital

Cairo

Time

(UTC+2)

Currency

Egyptian pound (EGP)

Constitution

Unitary semi-presidential

republic

Climate

hot, dry summers with moderate winters

Economy

Egypt's economy depends mainly on agriculture, media, petroleum imports, natural gas, and tourism

Traveler Information

http://www.egypt.travel/

Investment Authority/Ministry of Economy

http://www.mfti.gov.eg/english/index.htm

Media Links

http://www.egyptdailynews.com/