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About Egypt  
   
 
Capital Cairo (Al-Qahirah) 30°2′N 31°13′E
Official language(s) Arabic
Government Republic
President Mohammad Hosni Mobarak
Prime Minister Ahmed Nazif
Establishment  
First Dynasty C. 3100 BC
Independence Granted February 28, 1922
Republic Declared June 18, 1953
Area - Total 1,001,449 km² (30th)
Population - 2005 est. 74,033,000 (16th)
Currency Egyptian pound (LE) (EGP)bru
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Internet TLD .eg
Calling Code +20
   
 

Egypt
is the sixteenth most populous
country in the world. The vast majority of population lives near the banks of the Nile River, where the only arable agricultural
land is found. Large areas of land are part
of the Sahara Desert and are sparsely inhabited.

Egypt is divided into 26 governorates, and
the city of (Luxor), will soon be considered
the 27th governorates.



Egypt Map
  Egypt is bordered by Libya on the west, Sudan on the south, and on Israel and Gaza Strip on the northeast. it is a transcontinental nation, it possesses a land bridge (the Isthmus of Suez) between Africa and Asia, which in turn is traversed by a navigable waterway (the Suez Canal) that connects the Mediterranean Sea with the Indian Ocean via the Red Sea.

Egypt contains about 24 Protectorates and national parks that are spreading all over Egypt most of them are in the desert and they are covering about 10% of the area of Egypt.

The majority of Egypt is a big, sandy desert. The winds blowing can create sand dunes over 100 feet high!

 
 
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