Egypt

The Arab Republic of Egypt is in north-eastern . Egypt is perhaps best known as the home of the ancient Egyptian civilization, with its art, temples, hieroglyphs, mummies, and above all, its pyramids.

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is the capital of Egypt and, with a total population of Greater metropolitan area in excess of 16 million people, one of the largest cities in both and the . Photo: Mario modesto, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is Egypt's second largest city, its largest seaport, and the country's window onto the Mediterranean Sea. Photo: Wing, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is an extensive region of Egypt containing the Nile Delta, , , and the pyramid fields near Cairo. Photo: Pentaur, Public domain.

The Peninsula, often shortened to is the easternmost part of Egypt between the Mediterranean and the Gulfs of Suez and Aqaba, both forks of the Red Sea. Photo: Denis Polyakov, CC BY-SA 2.0.

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is a region of the Nile Valley in Egypt, between and and the historical region of Lower Nubia, characterised by a number of ancient settlements and temple towns that draw thousands of travellers every year. Photo: Francisco Anzola, CC BY 2.0.

is an extensive region of Egypt, extending through the Nile River valley, roughly between the cities of and Qus. Photo: Vyacheslav Argenberg, CC BY 2.0.

The is a region of eastern Egypt, along the 800 km western shore of that sea, from Port Suez in the north to the Sudanese border in the south. Photo: Alexostrov, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is part of the Sahara Desert and occupies all of Egypt west of the fertile strip of the Nile to the border with Libya. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Egypt

Latitude of center
26.71° or 26° 42' 36" north
Longitude of center
30.23° or 30° 13' 48" east
Population
100,000,000
Elevation
199 metres (653 feet)
Capital
Area
1,001,450 km² (386,662 miles²)
Currency
Pound (EGP)
Phone code
20
Internet domain
.eg
Open­Street­Map ID
node 424316018
Geo­Names ID
357994
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Maṣer
  • Abkhazian: Мсыр
  • Abkhazian: Мысры
  • Achinese: Meusé
  • Adyghe: Мысыр
  • Afar: Mısır
  • Afrikaans: Egipte
  • Akan: Misrim
  • Akan: Nisrim
  • Albanian: Egjipt
  • Albanian: Egjipti
  • Amharic: ግብጽ
  • Amharic: ግብፅ
  • Arabic: Ehipto
  • Arabic: Mişr
  • Arabic: جمهورية مصر العربية
  • Arabic: جمهوريّة مصرالعربيّة
  • Arabic: مصر
  • Aragonese: Echipto
  • Armenian: Եգիպտոս
  • Arpitan: Ègipta
  • Arpitan: Èg·ipte
  • Assamese: ইজিপ্ত
  • Asturian: Exiptu
  • Atayal: Egypt
  • Avaric: Misra
  • Avaric: Египет
  • Aymara: Iqiptu
  • Azerbaijani: Misir
  • Balinese: Mesir
  • Bambara: Eziputi
  • Bambara: Misra
  • Banjar: Mesir
  • Bashkir: Мысыр
  • Basque: Egipto
  • Bavarian: Egyptn
  • Bavarian: Ägyptn
  • Belarusian: Егіпет
  • Belarusian: Эгіпет
  • Belarusian: Эгіпэт
  • Bengali: মিশর
  • Bhojpuri: इजिप्ट
  • Bhojpuri: मिस्र
  • Bishnupriya: মিশর
  • Bosnian: Egipat
  • Breton: Egipt
  • Buginese: Mesir
  • Bulgarian: Арабска република Египет
  • Bulgarian: Египет
  • Burmese: အီဂျစ်
  • Burmese: အီဂျစ်နိုင်ငံ
  • Catalan: Egipte
  • Catalan: República Àrab d'Egipte
  • Cebuano: Ehipto
  • Central Bikol: Ehipto
  • Central Kurdish: میسر
  • Chamorro: Ehiptu
  • Chavacano: Egipto
  • Chechen: Мисар
  • Cherokee: ᎢᏥᏈᎢ
  • Cheyenne: Egypt
  • Chinese: Ai-ki̍p
  • Chinese: Āijí
  • Chinese: 埃及
  • Chinese: 密思兒
  • Chinese: 米昔兒
  • Chinese: 阿拉伯埃及共和国
  • Chinese: 阿拉伯埃及共和國
  • Church Slavic: Єгѷптъ
  • Cornish: Ejyp
  • Corsican: Egittu
  • Corsican: Republica Araba d'Egittu
  • Crimean Tatar: Mısır
  • Croatian: Egipat
  • Czech: Egypt
  • Danish: Egypten
  • Danish: Ægypten
  • Dhivehi: މިޞްރު
  • Dimli (individual language): Mısır
  • Dotyali: इजिप्ट
  • Dutch: EG
  • Dutch: EGY
  • Dutch: Egypte
  • Dzongkha: ཨི་ཇིཔཊ
  • Eastern Mari: Египет
  • Egyptian Arabic: مصر
  • English: Arab Rep. Egypt
  • English: Arab Republic of Egypt
  • English: EGY
  • English: Rep. Egypt
  • English: Republic of Egypt
  • English: eg
  • English: 🇪🇬
  • Erzya: Египет Мастор
  • Esperanto: Araba Respubliko Egiptio
  • Esperanto: EG
  • Esperanto: Egiptio
  • Esperanto: Egipto
  • Esperanto: Egiptujo
  • Esperanto: Respubliko Egiptio
  • Estonian: Egiptus
  • Ewe: Egipte
  • Ewe: Egypte nutome
  • Extremaduran: Egitu
  • Faroese: Egyptaland
  • Fiji Hindi: Egypt
  • Fijian: Ijipta
  • Finnish: Egypti
  • Finnish: Egyptin tasavalta
  • French: EG
  • French: Egypte
  • French: la République arabe d’Égypte
  • French: Ég.
  • French: Égypte
  • Friulian: Egjit
  • Fulah: Ejipt
  • Fulah: Misra
  • Gagauz: Egipet
  • Gagauz: Mısır
  • Galician: Exipto - مصر
  • Galician: Exipto
  • Galician: República Árabe de Exipto
  • Gan Chinese: 埃及
  • Ganda: Egypt
  • Ganda: Misiri
  • Georgian: ეგვიპტე
  • German: Arabische Republik Ägypten
  • German: Ägypten
  • Goan Konkani: Ejipt
  • Goan Konkani: ईजिप्त
  • Goan Konkani: मिस्र
  • Gorontalo: Mesir
  • Gothic: 𐌰𐌹𐌲𐍅𐍀𐍄𐌰𐌿
  • Greek: Αίγυπτος
  • Greek: Αραβική Δημοκρατία της Αιγύπτου
  • Guarani: Ehipto
  • Guarani: Ehíto
  • Guianese Creole French: Léjip
  • Gujarati: ઇજિપ્ત
  • Haitian: Ejip
  • Hakka Chinese: Âi-khi̍p
  • Hausa: Masar, Misira
  • Hausa: Misra
  • Hausa: Âi-khi̍p
  • Hausa: ʻAikupika
  • Hawaiian: ‘Aikupika
  • Hebrew: מצרים
  • Hindi: मिस्त्र
  • Hindi: मिस्र
  • Hungarian: Egyiptom
  • Hungarian: Egyiptomi Arab Köztársaság
  • Icelandic: Egyptaland
  • Ido: Egiptia
  • Igbo: Egypt
  • Iloko: Ehipto
  • Iloko: Ehípto
  • Inari Sami: Egypti
  • Inari Sami: Egypti arabitäsiväldi
  • Indonesian: Mesir
  • Indonesian: Republik Arab Mesir
  • Indonesian: Republik Mesir
  • Ingush: Мисаре
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Egypto
  • Interlingue: Egiptia
  • Irish: An Éigipt
  • Italian: Egitto
  • Italian: Repubblica Araba d'Egitto
  • Jamaican Creole English: Iijip
  • Japanese: エジプト
  • Japanese: エジプト・アラブ共和国
  • Japanese:
  • Japanese: 埃及
  • Javanese: Mesir
  • Kabiyè: Egipiti
  • Kabyle: Maṣer
  • Kalaallisut: Egypt
  • Kalaallisut: Egypten
  • Kalmyk: Иҗибдин Араб Орн
  • Kannada: ಈಜಿಪ್ಟ್
  • Kara-Kalpak: Mısır
  • Kashmiri: مِسر
  • Kashubian: Egipt
  • Kazakh: Мысыр
  • Khmer: អេហ៊្សីប
  • Khmer: អេហ្ស៉ីប
  • Kikuyu: Egypt
  • Kikuyu: Misri
  • Kirghiz: Египет
  • Komi: Египет Араб Республика
  • Kongo: Misiri
  • Korean: 애급
  • Korean: 이집트
  • Kotava: Misra
  • Kurdish: Misir
  • Kurdish: میسر
  • Ladin: Egit
  • Ladino: Ayifto
  • Lak: Мисри
  • Lao: Ehipto
  • Lao: ອີຢິບ
  • Latin: Aegyptus
  • Latvian: Ēģipte
  • Lezghian: Мисри
  • Ligurian: Egitto
  • Limburgan: Egypte
  • Lingala: Ejipte
  • Lingala: Ezípite
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Egipte
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Misre
  • Literary Chinese: 埃及
  • Lithuanian: Egiptas
  • Livvi: Jegiptu
  • Lojban: misrygu'e
  • Lombard: Egit
  • Low German: Egypte
  • Low German: Ägypten
  • Lower Sorbian: Egyptojska
  • Luba-Katanga: Mushidi
  • Luxembourgish: Arabesch Republik Egypten
  • Luxembourgish: Egypten
  • Luxembourgish: Republik Egypten
  • Macedo-Romanian: Eghiptu
  • Macedonian: Египет
  • Madurese: Mesir
  • Maithili: मिस्र
  • Malagasy: Ejipta
  • Malagasy: Ejypta
  • Malay: Mesir
  • Malay: مصر
  • Malayalam: ഈജിപ്ത്
  • Malayalam: ഈജിപ്റ്റ്‌
  • Maltese: Eġittu
  • Maltese: Repubblika Għarbija tal-Eġittu
  • Maltese: Repubblika tal-Eġittu
  • Manipuri: ꯏꯖꯤꯞ
  • Manx: Yn Egypt
  • Maori: Īhipa
  • Marathi: इजिप्त
  • Mazanderani: مصر
  • Min Dong Chinese: Ăi-gĭk
  • Min Nan Chinese: Ai-ki̍p
  • Min Nan Chinese: Ai-ki̍p A-la-pek Kiōng-hô-kok
  • Min Nan Chinese: Egypt
  • Minangkabau: Masia
  • Mingrelian: ეგვიპტე
  • Moksha: Египет
  • Mongolian: Египет
  • Mongolian: ꯏꯖꯤꯞ
  • Moroccan Arabic: مصر
  • Narom: Êgypte
  • Nauru: Idjipt
  • Neapolitan: Naggitto
  • Nepali: इजिप्ट
  • Nepali: मिस्र
  • Newari: मिस्र
  • Nias: Miserai
  • North Ndebele: Egypt
  • Northern Frisian: Egypten
  • Northern Frisian: Ägypten
  • Northern Sami: Egypta
  • Northern Sami: Egypta dásseváldi
  • Norwegian: Egypt
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Den arabiske republikken Egypt
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Egypt
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Egypten
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Egypt
  • Novial: Egiptia
  • Occitan (post 1500): Egipte
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܡܨܪܝܢ
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܡܨܪܢ
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Ægypt
  • Oriya: ଇଜିପ୍ଟ
  • Oriya: ମିଶର
  • Oromo: Ijiipti
  • Ossetian: Мысыр
  • Pali: ईजिप्ट
  • Pampanga: Ejiptu
  • Panjabi: ਮਿਸਰ
  • Papiamento: Egipto
  • Pedi: Egypt
  • Persian: مصر
  • Picard: Édjipe
  • Piemontese: Egit
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Ejiipt
  • Polish: Arabska Republika Egiptu
  • Polish: Egipt
  • Pontic: Αίγυπτος
  • Portuguese: Egipto
  • Portuguese: Egito
  • Portuguese: Republica Arabe do Egipto
  • Portuguese: Republica Arabe do Egito
  • Portuguese: República Árabe do Egipto
  • Portuguese: República Árabe do Egito
  • Pushto: مصر
  • Quechua: Ihiptu
  • Romanian: Egipt
  • Romansh: Egipta
  • Rundi: Egipto
  • Rundi: Misiri
  • Russia Buriat: Египет
  • Russian: Арабская Республика Египет
  • Russian: Египет
  • Rusyn: Еґіпет
  • Sakizaya: Egypt
  • Samoan: Aikupito
  • Samogitian: Egėpts
  • Sango: Kâmitâ
  • Sanskrit: ईजिप्तदेशः
  • Santali: ᱢᱤᱥᱚᱨ
  • Sardinian: Egittu
  • Sardinian: Egitu
  • Saterfriesisch: Ägypten
  • Scots: Egyp
  • Scottish Gaelic: An Èipheit
  • Serbian: Egipat
  • Serbian: Египат
  • Serbo-Croatian: Egipat
  • Shan: မိူင်းဢီးၵျိပ်ႈ
  • Shona: Egypt
  • Sicilian: Eggittu
  • Silesian: Egipt
  • Sindhi: مصر
  • Sinhala: ඊජිප්තුව
  • Skolt Sami: Egyptt
  • Skolt Sami: Egyypt araabtääʹssväʹldd
  • Slovak: Egypt
  • Slovenian: Egipt
  • Somali: Masar
  • South Azerbaijani: مصر
  • South Azerbaijani: میصر
  • Southern Sotho: Egepeta
  • Spanish: Egipto
  • Spanish: Republica Arabpastas Marcelino e de Egipto
  • Spanish: República Árabe de Egipto
  • Sranan Tongo: Egiptakondre
  • Sundanese: Mesir
  • Swahili: Misri
  • Swati: IGibhithe
  • Swedish: Arabrepubliken Egypten
  • Swedish: Egypten
  • Swiss German: Ägypte
  • Tagalog: Ehipto
  • Tahitian: Egipt
  • Tahitian: ’Aifiti
  • Tajik: Миср
  • Tamil: எகிப்து
  • Tatar: Мисыр
  • Telugu: ఈజిప్టు
  • Telugu: ఈజిప్ట్
  • Tetum: Ejitu
  • Thai: ประเทศอียิปต์
  • Thai: อียิปต์
  • Tibetan: ཨའི་ཅི།
  • Tibetan: ཨི་ཇིབྚ།
  • Tigrinya: ግብጽ
  • Tok Pisin: Ijip
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): ʻIsipite
  • Tosk Albanian: Ägypten
  • Tsonga: Egypt
  • Tsonga: Gibita
  • Tumbuka: Egypt
  • Tunisian Arabic: مصر
  • Turkish: Mısır
  • Turkmen: Müsür
  • Tuvinian: Египет
  • Twi: Egypt
  • Udmurt: Египет
  • Uighur: مىسىر
  • Ukrainian: Єгипет
  • Ukrainian: Арабська Республіка Єгипет
  • Upper Sorbian: Egyptowska
  • Urdu: مصر
  • Uzbek: Misr
  • Venetian: Exito
  • Venetian: Ezito
  • Veps: Egipt
  • Vietnamese: Ai Cập
  • Vlaams: Egypte
  • Vlax Romani: Mêsire
  • Volapük: Lägüptän
  • Võro: Egüptüs
  • Walloon: Edjipe
  • Waray (Philippines): Ehipto
  • Welsh: Yr Aifft
  • Western Armenian: Եգիպտոս
  • Western Balochi: میسر
  • Western Frisian: Egypte
  • Western Mari: Египет
  • Western Panjabi: مصر
  • Wolof: Isipt
  • Wu Chinese: 埃及
  • Yakut: Эгиипэт
  • Yiddish: עגיפטן
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Égípítì
  • Yoruba: Ìjíptì
  • Yoruba: Ẹ́gíptì
  • Yue Chinese: 埃及
  • Zeeuws: Ehypte
  • Zhuang: Aehciz
  • Zulu: IGibhithe
  • Zulu: i-Egypt
  • Aigyptos
  • Al Iqlīm al Janūbī
  • Al Iqlīm al Mişrī
  • Al Jumhūrīyah al Miṣrīyah
  • Al Jumhūrīyah al ‘Arabīyah al Muttaḩidah
  • Egitte
  • El Masr
  • El Qutr el Masri
  • Igyipt
  • Jumhūrīyat Mişr al ‘Arabīyah
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