Egypt: all about this country and its main places!

latitude: 26.91654 / longitude: 30.88263

General information


People from this country speak these languages: Arabic. This nation's capital is Cairo and the country shares a border with Israel, Libya, Sudan. 1,002,450 km² make up the entire country, a postcode system is employed and the key cities are: طنطا, القاهرة الجديدة, مدينة 6 أكتوبر, مدينة العبور, مدينة الشروق.


Interesting food you need to try here: Ful medames, kushari,. You can find some UNESCO listed places: Memphis and its Necropolis – the Pyramid Fields from Giza to Dahshur, Ancient Thebes with its Necropolis, Nubian Monuments from Abu Simbel to Philae, Historic Cairo, Abu Mena.


In 2021 the GDP was $404,142,766,093 USD, which ranks it number 34 in the world. The local currency (EGP) is represented by the symbol £. In this country a Big Mac is worth 46.00£ (that corresponds to $2.43 USD).


There are 91,774,300 inhabitants, or 1.23% of the population of planet earth. 24.10 years is the median age in this country and the birth growth rate is at 1.59%.


This nation has a number of interesting universities, including Cairo University, Ain Shams University, Mansoura University, Alexandria University, Assiut University. The inhabitants stay 14 years in school (tertiary education included).

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Check out for more information about this nation. The country's ISO code is EG, telephone numbers begin with +20, the domain name ".eg" is used by the country's websites


ISO code EG
Capital Cairo
Population 91,774,300
World percentage 1.23%
Median age 24.10 years
Population growth rate 1.59%
Main cities
Spoken languages Arabic
GDP (2021) $404,142,766,093
GDP position #34
Big Mac local price 46.00£
Big Mac USD price $2.43
Currency code EGP
Currency symbol £
School life expectancy 14 years
National dish Ful medames, kushari,
TLD .eg
Phone prefix +20


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