Egypt, no words can describe this very special country, its long history, its fascinating nature and the unforgettable memories if you had the chance to visit its land.
Kemet o “the Black Land” as named by the first inhabitant due to its fertile land, or “Het Ka Ptah” – Home of god Ptah’s soul – this name given by ancient Egyptians changed till it became EGYPT.
The Arab Republic of Egypt is the official name given to the Land of Pharaohs since 1952.
Geography: Egypt is located in the heart of the World, in the Eastern North corner of African Continent, while its Eastern part is located in the Southwest of Asia: The Peninsula of Sinai.
It’s boarded by Mediterranean Sea from North and Red Sea from East.
Neighbor countries are: Israel from East, Libya to the West and Sudan in the South.
Capital: Cairo or EL “Qahira” which means the Conqueror.
Area: 1000,000 Km² (one million)
Population: About 89 million people living only on 5% of the whole surface, Egypt is one of the most populated countries.
Religion: Islam is the State religion and the majority of the population is Muslim, while about 15% of this population is Christian.
Currency: Egyptian Pound (EGP)
Climate: During the whole year, Egypt enjoy a mild weather.
Time Zone: Egypt timing is +2 Greenwich mean timing.
Electric Current: 220 Volts AC