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Egypt



Basic Information:
Official Name: Arab Republic of Egypt
Population: 83,661,000
Area: 1,001,450 km2
Capital City: Cairo
Major Religion: Islam (Sunni)
Currency: Egyptian Pound (EGP)
Exchange Rate: N/A
Time Zone: GMT +2
Current time: 05:32am
Phone Country Dialing Code: 20
Region: Africa
Language: Arabic
Useful Travel Phrases in: Arabic

Climate (Cairo):

Practical Travel Information:
Official Tourism Website: www.egypttourism.org
Electricity: 220V
Electrical Socket:
Travel Cost: $$ ($ = cheap, $$$$$ = expensive)
Main Attractions:
  • The Pyramids of Giza
  • Luxor

Health Advisory:
  • Yellow Fever (Vaccination certificate may be required if coming from infected area)