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Egypt Facts

Egypt's Information

Flag of Egypt
Land Area 995,450 km2
Water Area 6,000 km2
Total Area 1,001,450km2 (#29)
Population 94,666,993 (#15)
Population Density 95.10/km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $1,110.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $12,100
Currency Pound (EGP)
Largest Cities

See Also

  • 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
This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

Egypt Trivia

What are Egypt's endangered animals?

Arabian Leopards, Mediterranean Monk Seals, Addaxes, and Nubian Wild Asses are Critically Endangered in Egypt.

Egypt's Endangered Mammals

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