Egypt


 Location:
 Egypt located in northeast corner of Africa, whose territory in the Sinai Peninsula extends beyond the continental boundary with Asia, as traditionally defined. Egypt is bordered by the Gaza Strip and Palestine to the northeast, the Gulf of Aqaba and the Red Sea to the east, Sudan to the south, Libya to the west, and the Mediterranean Sea to the north. Across the Gulf of Aqaba lies Jordan, across the Red Sea lies Saudi Arabia, and across the Mediterranean lie Greece, Turkey and Cyprus, although none share a land border with Egypt.
 Egypt is home to one of the world's earliest and greatest civilizations, with a unified kingdom first surfacing around 3,200 B.C. With a population estimated at more than 104 million (2019), it is the most populous country in the Arab world, and the third-most populous nation in Africa.

The official name: Arab republic of Egypt

The capital: Cairo

The size: 1,010,408 km2 (390,121 sq mi)

Governmental structure: Egypt’s government is based on republicanism, with a semi-presidential system of government

National day: July 23

Time zone: Eastern European Time / UTC+2 / GMT+2

Currency: Egyptian pound (LE) 

Population: 104 million (2019)

Official religion: Islam is the official religion of Egypt and is regulated by the government. 90% of the population are Sunni Muslims, followed by Christians.

The official language: Arabic

Driving side: right

Calling code: +20
Time zone: Eastern European Time / UTC+2 / GMT+2

Power voltage and socket type: 220V, plug types F and C.