Egypt

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About Country

Capital
Cairo
Population
Approximately 102.3 million (2021 estimate)
Population Density
102 people per square kilometer
GDP
$363.5 billion (nominal, 2021 estimate)
Language
Arabic is the official language, but English and French are also widely spoken
Currency
Egyptian pound
National Dish
Koshari (a vegetarian dish made with rice, lentils, chickpeas, and pasta, topped with a tomato sauce and fried onions)
Religion
Islam is the predominant religion in Egypt, with the majority of the population being Sunni Muslims. There is also a significant Coptic Christian minority
Climate
Egypt has a desert climate, with hot and dry summers and mild winters. Temperatures can reach up to 40°C (104°F) in the summer months
Main Industries
Tourism, petroleum and natural gas production, textiles, and agriculture
Level of Development
Egypt is considered a developing country, with a human development index (HDI) ranking of 114 out of 189 countries (2020)
Area
Approximately 1,010,408 square kilometers

Experience the wonders of Egypt 🇪🇬, a land steeped in ancient history and brimming with modern vitality. Explore the iconic pyramids 🔺, marvel at the majestic temples 🕍, and immerse yourself in the vibrant culture 🎭. Uncover the magic of Egypt today!

Egypt is a country located in the northeastern corner of Africa, with a small portion of its territory located in Asia, across the Sinai Peninsula. It is bordered by Libya to the west, Sudan to the south, Israel and the Gaza Strip to the northeast, and the Red Sea to the east. Egypt is known for its ancient history and rich cultural heritage, including the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx, which are among the most famous landmarks in the world.

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  • 4 El Gabalaya St, Zamalek, Cairo Governorate 11211, Egypt., Cairo, Egypt
  • Abu Simbel temple - The Great Temple of Ramesses II (1)
  • Abu Simbel temple - The Great Temple of Ramesses II
  • Abu Simbel Temples, Egypt
  • Al Ahram, Giza Governorate, Egypt
  • Alexandria, Egypt
  • Aswan, Egypt
  • Blue Hole Road, Dahab, Egypt
  • Cairo Tower, Zamalek, Egypt
  • Cairo, Egypt - The Mosque of Rifai and Sultan Hassan is truly an architectural miracle
  • Cairo, Egypt (1)
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  • Cairo, Egypt
  • Citadel of Qaitbay, Alexandria
  • Desert Camel
  • Edfu, Egypt
  • Egypt (1)
  • Egypt, Hurghada, Red sea
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  • Fayoum, Egypt
  • Giza Governorate, Egypt
  • Giza Necropolis, Egypt
  • Giza Plateau, Al Giza Desert, Egipt
  • Giza Plateau, Cairo, Egypt
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  • Hammock Chill, nuweiba , Egypt
  • Hotel The Three Corners Sea Beach Resort, Marsa Alam, Egypt
  • Hurghada, Egypt
  • Kairo, Egypt(1)
  • Karnak Temple, Luxor, Egypt
  • Luxor, Egypt
  • Marsa Matrouh, Egypt
  • Matrouh, Egypt
  • Philae, Aswan First, Egypt
  • Plateau, Hurghada, Egypt
  • Pyramide Desert Egypt
  • Pyramids Gardens, Al Haram, Egypt
  • Sinai Peninsula, Nuweiba, Egypt
  • Taken atop the Cairo Tower. Cold, windy, but worth it
  • The great pyramids of Giza, Cairo, Egipt
  • The Pyramids Of Giza, Al Haram، Al Giza Desert, Egypt
  • The Theban Necropolis, Al Aqaleta, Egypt
  • Tomb KV9 in Egypt's Valley of the Kings for Pharaohs Ramesses V and VI
  • When you arrive and walk up to these structures it is so surreal it takes a moment to believe it is reality. The pyramids are a work of art and sparks something so adventurous in you

Main Attractions

Some of the main tourist attractions in Egypt include:

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    The Great Pyramids of Giza: a complex of ancient pyramids located on the outskirts of Cairo that date back to the 26th century BC.

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    The Sphinx: a large statue of a mythical creature with the body of a lion and the head of a human, located near the Great Pyramids of Giza.

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    The Egyptian Museum: a museum located in Cairo that houses a vast collection of artifacts from ancient Egyptian history.

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    Luxor: a city located on the east bank of the Nile River that is home to numerous ancient temples and ruins, including the Temple of Karnak and the Valley of the Kings.

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    Abu Simbel: a complex of two massive rock temples located in southern Egypt that were built during the reign of Pharaoh Ramesses II.

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    Aswan: a city located on the Nile River that is known for its beautiful scenery and historic landmarks, including the Temple of Philae and the Unfinished Obelisk.

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    The Red Sea: a popular destination for scuba diving and snorkeling, with clear waters and abundant marine life.

These are just a few examples of the many attractions that Egypt has to offer. The country's rich history, stunning natural beauty, and warm hospitality make it a fascinating destination for tourists from around the world.

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