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sovereign state, transcontinental country, Mediterranean country, country
Part ofNorth Africa, Middle East, West Asia Edit
Inception28 February 1922 Edit
Name in native languageجمهوریّة مصر العربیّة Edit
Short name🇪🇬 Edit
Participant inWar of Attrition Edit
Dem name afterPtah, Mizraim Edit
Official languageArabic Edit
AnthemBilady, Bilady, Bilady Edit
Cultureculture of Egypt Edit
Motto textمصر أمّ الدنيا Edit
ContinentAfrica, Asia Edit
CountryEgypt Edit
CapitalCairo Edit
Located in time zoneUTC+02:00, UTC+03:00 Edit
Located in or next to body of waterMediterranean Sea, Nile, Red Sea Edit
Coordinate location27°0′0″N 29°0′0″E Edit
Coordinates of easternmost point22°3′16″N 36°53′40″E Edit
Coordinates of northernmost point31°37′48″N 25°54′0″E Edit
Coordinates of southernmost point21°43′33″N 33°33′22″E Edit
Coordinates of westernmost point30°9′17″N 24°42′3″E Edit
Highest pointMount Catherine Edit
Lowest pointQattara Depression Edit
Government ein basic formrepublic Edit
Office held by head of statePresident of Egypt Edit
State ein headAbdel Fattah el-Sisi Edit
Office head of government holdPrime Minister of Egypt Edit
Government ein headMostafa Madbouly Edit
Legislative bodyParliament of Egypt Edit
Central bankCentral Bank of Egypt Edit
CurrencyEgyptian pound Edit
Dey share bother plusSudan, Libya, Israel, State of Palestine, Bir Tawil Edit
Driving sideright Edit
Electrical plug typeEuroplug, Schuko Edit
Dey replaceKingdom of Egypt, All-Palestine Government Edit
Described at URL Edit
HashtagEgypt Edit
Top-level Internet, .مصر Edit
Flagflag of Egypt Edit
Coat of armscoat of arms of Egypt Edit
Geography of topicgeography of Egypt Edit
Get characteristicnot-free country Edit
History of topichistory of Egypt Edit
Railway traffic sideleft Edit
Open data portalEgyptian Open Data initiative Edit
Economy of topiceconomy of Egypt Edit
Demographics of topicdemographics of Egypt Edit
MadhhabMalikism Edit
OpenStreetMap zoom level4 Edit
Mobile country code602 Edit
Country calling code+20 Edit
Trunk prefix0 Edit
Emergency phone number122, 123, 180 Edit
GS1 country code622 Edit
Licence plate codeET Edit
Maritime identification digits622 Edit
Unicode character🇪🇬 Edit
Category for mapsCategory:Maps of Egypt Edit

Egypt (Arabic: مصر Miṣr [mesˁr], Egyptian Arabic pronunciation be: [mɑsˤr]), alias de Arab Republic of Egypt, be country wey dey link northeast corner den southwest corner of Asia via sam land bridge wey Sinai Peninsula form am. Edey share border Mediterranean Sea go de north, de Gaza Strip of Palestine den Israel go de northeast, de Red Sea go de east, Sudan go de south, den Libya go de west. De Gulf of Aqaba insyd de northeast dey separate Egypt from Jordan den Saudi Arabia. Cairo be de capital den largest city of Egypt, while Alexandria, de second-largest city, be important industrial den tourist hub for de Mediterranean coast.[1] For approximately 100 million inhabitants, Egypt be de 14th-most populated country insyd de world, den de third-most populated insyd Africa.

Dem dey consider Egypt make e be regional power for North Africa, de Middle East den de Muslim world insyd, den middle power worldwide.[2] Ebe country wey dey develop wey get diversified economy, wey be de largest insyd Africa, de 38th-largest economy by nominal GDP den 127th by nominal GDP per capita.[3] Egypt be founding member of de United Nations, de Non-Aligned Movement, de Arab League, de African Union, Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, World Youth Forum, den member of BRICS.

Government[edit | edit source]

Administrative divisions[edit | edit source]

Dem divide Egypt into 27 governorates. Dem further divide governorates go regions. De regions dey contain towns den villages. Each governorate get capital, sometimes wey dey carry de same name as de governorate.

Governorates of Egypt1. Matrouh 2. Alexandria 3. Beheira 4. Kafr El Sheikh 5. Dakahlia 6. Damietta 7. Port Said 8. North Sinai 9. Gharbia 10. Monufia 11. Qalyubia 12. Sharqia 13. Ismailia 14. Giza 15. Faiyum 16. Cairo 17. Suez 18. South Sinai 19. Beni Suef 20. Minya 21. New Valley 22. Asyut 23. Red Sea 24. Sohag 25. Qena 26. Luxor 27. Aswan

Demographics[edit | edit source]

Largest cities[edit | edit source]

Largest cities anaa towns insyd Egypt

2023 estimate

Rank Name Governorate Pop. Rank Name Governorate Pop.
1 Cairo Cairo 9,801,536 11 Faiyum Faiyum 531,861
2 Alexandria Alexandria 5,362,517 12 Khusus Qalyubia 502,864
3 Giza Giza 4,458,135 13 Zagazig Sharqia 460,501
4 Shubra El Kheima Qalyubia 1,275,700 14 Ismailia Ismailia 450,388
5 Port Said Port Said 791,749 15 Aswan Aswan 401,890
6 Suez Suez 716,458 16 6th of October Giza 376,302
7 Mansoura Dakahlia 632,330 17 Damanhur Beheira 329,572
8 El Mahalla El Kubra Gharbia 614,202 18 New Cairo Cairo 319,488
9 Tanta Gharbia 597,694 19 Damietta Damietta 312,863
10 Asyut Asyut 562,061 20 Minya Minya 298,021

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Map, Egypt's Projects. "محافظة الأسكندرية".
  2. "Lessons from/for BRICSAM about south–north Relations at the Start of the 21st Century: Economic Size Trumps All Else?". International Studies Review. 9.
  3. "Arab Republic of Egypt and the IMF". IMF. Retrieved 25 October 2023.

External links[edit | edit source]

Egypt for Wikipedia ein sisto projects top



  • Country Profile from de BBC News
  • Egypt. The World Factbook. Central Intelligence Agency.
  • Egypt profile from
  • Egypt web resources wey GovPubs provide for de University of Colorado Boulder Libraries
  • Egypt news Archived 28 November 2018 at de Wayback Machine
  • Egypt profiles of people den institutions de Arab Decision project provide