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Arab Republic of Egypt

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Egypt is in Africa. Its capital is Cairo. It is at 27° 00' North, 30° 00' East. Egypt has an area of 1,001,450 square kilometres (386,662 square miles). The population is 82,079,636. This population is from a 2011 estimate.

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For currency they use the Egyptian Pound. The inflation in 2009 was 11.9%. The economy link (above) goes to a page that lists their commodities and trading partners.


In the year 2005, the literacy rate was 71.4%. This definition of literacy is portion of the population over 15 years of age, that can read and write.


People here speak Arabic, Coptic, and Oromo. Religions beliefs here include Christian, Coptic Orthodox Patriarchate, Muslim, and Sunni Muslim.

Educated classes generally understand English and French.

Time Zone

It is in the Eastern European (GMT + 2) time zone.

Administrative Divisions


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