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Egypt is in north-eastern Africa with its capital located in its largest city, Cairo. Egypt also extends into Asia by virtue of holding the Sinai Peninsula. Egypt is bordered by Israel and the Gaza Strip to the north-east, by Sudan to the south and by Libya to the west.

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Cairo is the capital of Egypt and, with a total population of Greater Cairo metropolitan area in excess of 16 million people, one of the largest cities in both Africa and the Middle East.
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Alexandria is Egypt's second largest city, its largest seaport and the country's window onto the Mediterranean Sea.
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Dahab is a town in Egypt, located some 85 km north of Sharm el-Sheikh on the Gulf of Aqaba, near the southern tip of Sinai.
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Lower Egypt is an extensive region of Egypt containing the Nile Delta, Cairo, Alexandria, and the pyramid fields near Cairo.
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The Sinai Peninsula, often shortened to Sinai is the easternmost part of Egypt between the Mediterranean and the Gulfs of Suez and Aqaba, both forks of the Red Sea.
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Upper Egypt is a region of the Nile Valley in Egypt, between Luxor and Aswan and the historical region of Lower Nubia, characterised by a number of ancient settlements and temple towns that draw thousands of travellers every year.
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The Red Sea Coast is a region of eastern Egypt, following the shoreline of the Red Sea for 800 km from Suez in the north to the Sudanese border in the south.
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The Western Desert occupies a huge area of Egypt, on the side of the Nile that symbolized death.
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Middle Egypt is an extensive region of Egypt, extending through the Nile River valley, roughly between the cities of Beni Suef and Qus.
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Egypt

  • Location:  ,
  • Population:  80,500,000
  • Latitude of center:  26° 42' 36" (26.71°) north
  • Longitude of center:  30° 13' 48" (30.23°) east
  • Average elevation:  199 meters (653 feet)
  • Capital:  Cairo
  • Area:  1,001,450 km² (386,662 miles²)
  • Languages:  Arabic, English, French
  • Currency:  Pound (EGP)
  • Phone code:  20
  • Internet domain:  .eg
  • Neighbors:  Israel, Libya, Palestinian territories, Sudan
  • Wikidata:  Egypt
  • DMOZ Open Directory:  Egypt
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Egypt

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Other Names for Egypt

  • Afrikaans:  Egipte
  • Akan:  Nisrim
  • Albanian:  Egjipt, Egjipti
  • Amharic:  ግብጽ, ግብፅ
  • Arabic:  Mişr, جمهورية مصر العربية, مصر
  • Aragonese:  Echipto
  • Armenian:  Եգիպտոս
  • Arpitan:  Èg·ipte
  • Asturian:  Exiptu
  • Azerbaijani:  Misir
  • Bambara:  Eziputi
  • Basque:  Egipto
  • Belarusian:  Егіпет, Эгіпет
  • Bengali:  মিশর
  • Bosnian:  Egipat
  • Breton:  Egipt
  • Bulgarian:  Египет
  • Burmese:  အီဂျစ်
  • Catalan:  Egipte
  • Central Khmer:  អេហ្ស៉ីប
  • Chinese:  埃及
  • Church Slavic:  Єгѷптъ
  • Cornish:  Ejyp
  • Croatian:  Egipat
  • Danish:  Egypten, Ægypten
  • Dutch:  Egypte
  • Dzongkha:  ཨི་ཇིཔཊ
  • English:  Arab Republic of Egypt
  • Esperanto:  Egipto, Egiptujo
  • Estonian:  Egiptus
  • Ewe:  Egypte nutome
  • Faroese:  Egyptaland
  • Fijian:  Ijipta
  • Finnish:  Egypti
  • French:  Égypte
  • Fulah:  Ejipt
  • Galician:  Exipto - مصر, Exipto
  • Ganda:  Misiri
  • Georgian:  ეგვიპტე
  • German:  Ägypten
  • Greek:  Αίγυπτος
  • Gujarati:  ઇજિપ્ત
  • Haitian:  Ejip
  • Hausa:  Masar, Misira
  • Hebrew:  מצרים
  • Hindi:  मिस्त्र, मिस्र
  • Hungarian:  Egyiptom
  • Icelandic:  Egyptaland
  • Ido:  Egiptia
  • Iloko:  Ehípto
  • Indonesian:  Mesir
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association):  Egypto
  • Irish:  An Éigipt
  • Italian:  Egitto
  • Japanese:  エジプト, エジプト・アラブ共和国
  • Kalaallisut:  Egypten
  • Kannada:  ಈಜಿಪ್ಟ್
  • Kikuyu:  Misri
  • Korean:  이집트
  • Kurdish:  Misir, میسر
  • Lao:  ອີຢິບ
  • Latin:  Aegyptus
  • Latvian:  Ēģipte
  • Limburgan:  Egypte
  • Lingala:  Ezípite
  • Lithuanian:  Egiptas
  • Livvi:  Jegiptu
  • Low German:  Ägypten
  • Luba-Katanga:  Mushidi
  • Luxembourgish:  Egypten
  • Macedonian:  Египет
  • Malagasy:  Ejipta, Ejypta
  • Malay (macrolanguage):  Mesir
  • Malayalam:  ഈജിപ്ത്, ഈജിപ്റ്റ്‌
  • Maltese:  Eġittu
  • Manx:  Yn Egypt
  • Marathi:  इजिप्त
  • Narom:  Êgypte
  • Nauru:  Idjipt
  • Neapolitan:  Naggitto
  • Nepali (macrolanguage):  इजिप्ट
  • Northern Sami:  Egypta
  • Occitan (post 1500):  Egipte
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE):  ܡܨܪܝܢ, ܡܨܪܢ
  • Oriya (macrolanguage):  ଇଜିପ୍ଟ
  • Ossetian:  Мысыр
  • Pampanga:  Ejiptu
  • Persian:  مصر
  • Polish:  Egipt
  • Portuguese:  Egipto, Egito
  • Pushto:  مصر
  • Romanian:  Egipt
  • Romansh:  Egipta
  • Rundi:  Misiri
  • Russian:  Египет
  • Samoan:  Aikupito
  • Sango:  Kâmitâ
  • Scottish Gaelic:  An Èipheit
  • Serbian:  Египат
  • Serbo-Croatian:  Egipat
  • Sicilian:  Eggittu
  • Sinhala:  ඊජිප්තුව
  • Slovenian:  Egipt
  • Somali:  Masar
  • Spanish:  Egipto
  • Swahili (macrolanguage):  Misri
  • Swedish:  Egypten
  • Tagalog:  Ehipto
  • Tajik:  Миср
  • Tamil:  எகிப்து
  • Telugu:  ఈజిప్ట్
  • Thai:  ประเทศอียิปต์, อียิปต์
  • Tibetan:  ཨི་ཇིབྚ།
  • Tigrinya:  ግብጽ
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands):  ʻIsipite
  • Turkish:  Mısır
  • Uighur:  مىسىر
  • Ukrainian:  Єгипет
  • Upper Sorbian:  Egyptowska
  • Urdu:  مصر
  • Vietnamese:  Ai Cập
  • Volapük:  Lägüptän
  • Welsh:  Yr Aifft
  • Western Frisian:  Egypte
  • Yiddish:  עגיפטן
  • Yoruba:  Orílẹ́ède Égípítì
  • Zulu:  i-Egypt
  • Aigyptos
  • Al Iqlīm al Janūbī
  • Al Iqlīm al Mişrī
  • Al Jumhūrīyah al Miṣrīyah
  • Al Jumhūrīyah al ‘Arabīyah al Muttaḩidah
  • El Masr
  • El Qutr el Masri
  • Jumhūrīyat Mişr al ‘Arabīyah
  • Republic of Egypt
  • United Arab Republic

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