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Egypt's Information

Flag of Egypt
Land Area 995,450 km2
Water Area 6,000 km2
Total Area 1,001,450 km2
Population 94,666,993
Population Density 94.53 / km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $1,110.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $12,100
Currency Pound (EGP)
Largest Cities
  • Cairo (7,734,614)
  • Alexandria (3,811,516)
  • Al Jizah (2,443,203)
  • Port Said (538,378)
  • Suez (488,125)
  • Al Mahallah al Kubra (431,052)
  • Luxor (422,407)
  • Asyut (420,585)
  • Al Mansurah (420,195)
  • Tanda (404,901)
  • Name: Egypt
    (long form) Arab Republic of Egypt
  • Capital City: Cairo (9,120,350 pop.)
    (19,439,541 metro)
  • Egypt Population: 85,294,388 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Egyptian pound (EGP)
    (conversion rates)

    Egyptian pound
    50 Egyptian pounds
  • Ethnicity: Egyptian 99.6%, other 0.4%
  • GDP total: $537.8 billion (2012 est.)
  • GDP per capita: $6,600 (2012 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: Arabic (official), English and French widely understood by educated classes
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Cairo, Alexandria, Giza, Subra al-Haymah, Port Said
  • Name: From the ancient Greek Aigyptos meaning, "Home of the ka of Ptah."
  • National Day: July 23
  • Religion: Muslim (mostly Sunni) 90%, Coptic 9%, other Christian 1%
  • Symbols

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