About Egypt

Egypt In Brief

  • Capital: Cairo 30°2′N 31°13′E
  • BLargest: Cairo
  • COfficial: Languages Arabic
  • DGovernment: Republic
  • EArea Total: 1,001,450 km² (30th) / 386,560 sq mi / Water: 0.6 (%)
  • FCurrency: Egyptian pound (LE) (EGP)
  • Time Zone: EET (UTC+2) / Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
  • HInternet TLD: .eg
  • ICalling code: +20
  • JNational Holidays: Eid al-Fitr
    Islamic New Year
    Sinai Liberation 25th April
    Labor Day 1st May
    Coptic Easter 24th April
    Prophets Birthday
    National Day 23rd July
    Armed Forces Day 6th October
    Eid al-Adha
    Coptic Christmas