Is Egypt Arabic or African

Egypt

Presidential Republic
independent since 1922

Region:

North Africa

Surface:

1,001,450 km²

Local name:

مصر Miṣr

Capital:

Cairo


geography

Egypt is a country in northeast Africa directly on the Mediterranean Sea and the Sinai Peninsula. The land has a total area of ​​1,001,450 km² and a total coastline of 2,450 km. This land mass is roughly 2.8 times the size of Germany. This makes Egypt one of the largest countries in Africa and the 30th largest country in the world. It is comparatively low at an average height of 321 meters above sea level.

The country has around 30 islands. There are direct national borders with the 3 neighboring countries Israel, Libya and Sudan. The distance between Berlin and the capital Cairo is approximately 2,890 km.

Current time in Egypt:

00:00

May 2021


The country-wide in Egypt is Eastern European Time (EET). Unlike in Germany, however, there is no summer time here. So there is a time difference of 1 hour in winter. In summer, however, the time difference is 0 hours.
Sunrise + sunset
The currency in Egypt is the Egyptian pound (EGP).
1 pound is divided into 100 piasters.
Status: May 18, 2021

1 euro = 19.09 pounds
100 pounds = 5.24 euros

The climate in Egypt

In Egypt there is a subtropical climate, so it is much drier and warmer than here. There are heavy rain showers only in a few wetter months per year. The average maximum daily temperatures are between 21 and 37 degrees, depending on the season. In some parts of the country, the values ​​can reach up to 43 degrees during the day. In the colder months, depending on the region, the temperature drops to up to 9 ° C in the monthly mean.

Average day and night temperatures


languages

National language:

Arabic


mother tonguedistribution
›Arabic98,8 %
Others1,2 %

Religions

directiondistribution
Copts8,0%
other Christs1,7%
Muslims90,0%
other0,3%

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economy


According to the definition of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Egypt is one of the developing countries due to its economic performance.

Land use

2% urban areas:24,270 km²
4% agriculture:38,456 km²
0% forests:701 km²
0% water surface:6,000 km²
94% other areas:938,023 km²

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traffic

Road network:65,050 km
Rail network:5,085 km
Waterways:3,500 km
Commercial ports:393
›Airports:83

The main cities

cityPart of the countryResidents
Cairo / capitalMuhafazat al Qahirah9.500.000
AlexandriaAlexandria4.546.000
GizaAl Jizah3.628.000
Port SaidMuhafazat Bur Sa`id571.000
SuezAs suways512.000
Al Mahallah al KubraMuhafazat al Gharbiyah431.000
LuxorLuxor422.000
AsyutAsyut421.000
Al MansurahMuhafazat ad Daqahliyah420.000
TandaMuhafazat al Gharbiyah405.000
Al FayyumMuhafazat al Fayyum306.000
ZagazigEastern Province303.000
IsmailiaAl Isma'iliyah293.000
Kafr ad DawwarAl Buhayrah267.000
AswanAswan266.000
QinaQina235.000
DamanhurAl Buhayrah228.000
Al MinyaAl Minya227.000
DamiettaDumyat207.000
SohagSuhaj190.000
Bani SuwayfMuhafazat Bani Suwayf190.000
Shibin al KawmMuhafazat al Minufiyah186.000
BanhaMuhafazat al Qalyubiyah158.000
Kafr ash ShaykhKafr ash Shaykh144.000
ArishMuhafazat Shamal Sina '129.000
HurghadaRed Sea96.000
Al KharijahMuhafazat al Wadi al Jadid68.000
Mersa MatruhMuhafazat Matruh62.000
El gateSouth Sinai15.000




Political indicators

(Based on the World Bank's "Worldwide Governance Indicators" project)


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Death penalty:constitutionally allowed



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