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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: 02:49am
Phone Country Dialing Code: 20
Region: Africa
Language: Arabic
Useful Travel Phrases in: Arabic

Climate ():

Practical Travel Information:

Official Tourism Website:
Electricity: 220V
Electrical Socket:

Type C

Type F

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)