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Map of Egypt

Map of Egypt

Bordering Countries: Israel, Libya, Sudan
Demonym: Egyptian
Population: 86,895,099 (2014)
Government: semi-presidential republic
Capital City: Cairo
Capital Coordinates: 30°2′N 31°13′E
Capital Time Zone: UTC+2
Currency: Egyptian pound
Currency Code: EGP
Currencies Issued: piastre
GDP: $231.1 billion (2011)
Per Capita Income: $2,892 (2011)
GDP Growth Rate: 1.80% (2013)
Inflation Rate: 9.00% (2013)
Unemployment Rate: 13.40% (2013)
Foreign Debt: $33.7 billion (2011)
ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 Country Code: EG
Internet Country Code: .eg
Number of Internet Users: 20136000 (2009)
Calling Code: 20
Electrical Generation Capacity: 26910000 kW (2010)
Independence: 1922 from United Kingdom
Area: 1,001,450 square km (995,450 km land) (6,000 km water)
Coastline: 2,450 km
Lowest Point: Qattara Depression (-133 m)
Highest Point: Mount Catherine (2,629 m)
Life Expectancy: 73.45 years (2014)
Fertility Rate: 2.87 (2014)
Infant Mortality Rate: 22.41 per 1000 (2014)
HIV Prevalence: 0.10% (2012)
Adult Obesity Prevalence: 33.10% (2008)
Human Development Index: 0.644 (2011)
Corruption Perception Index: 2.9 (2011)
Literacy: 71.40 percent

Number of bank notes in catalogue: 11

Number of coins in catalogue: 1

Number of stamps in catalogue: 17

Location of Egypt in Africa

Regional Map for Egypt

Major Cities

Alexandria (Population 4110015)
Arish (Population 114900)
Aswan (Population 275000)
Asyut (Population 400000)
Beni Suef (Population 219754)
Cairo [Capital] (Population 6758581)
Damietta (Population 1093580)
El Alamen (Population 7397)
El-Bawiti (Population 30000)
Faiyum (Population 316772)
Giza (Population 2681863)
Hurghada (Population 248000)
Ismailia (Population 750000)
Kom Ombo (Population 60000)
Luxor (Population 487896)
Marsa Matrouh (Population 68339)
Minya (Population 221547)
Port Said (Population 603787)
Sallum (Population 14393)
Sharm el-Sheikh (Population 35000)
Shubra El-Kheima (Population 1016722)
Sidi Barrani (Population 14393)
Siwa Oasis (Population 23000)
Sohag (Population 209419)
Suez (Population 478553)
Tanta (Population 1100000)

Languages

Arabic

Rivers

Nile River

Stock Exchange

Egyptian Stock Exchange

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