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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

ATTRACTIONS: (a few major)

Egypt has been an important destination for travelers for centuries, and the modern interest in Egyptology has spured that fascination into record numbers of visitors.

Egypt's main attractions include the Nile Valley, the Pyramids and Great Sphinx at Giza, the Abu Simbel temples south of Aswan and the Karnak Temple Complex and Valley of the Kings near Luxor. In Cairo, must stops include the Cairo Museum and the Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha.


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This page was last updated on July 10, 2020.

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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