Egypt Facts

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Flag of Egypt
National Flag of Egypt

Interesting facts about Egypt

  • Official Name: Arab Republic of Egypt
  • Form of Government: Unitary semi-presidential republic
  • GDP: 250.9 billion USD (2018)
  • Capital: Cairo
  • Population: 98.42 million (2018)
  • Official Languages: Arabic
  • Timezone: GMT+2
  • Area: 1.01 million km²
  • Dialing Code: +20
  • Major Mountain Ranges: Mount Catherine,Jabal Zubayr,Jabal Abū Rūmayl,Jabal Umm Shūmar
  • Major Rivers:Nile,Wadi Allaqi,Wadi El Natrun,Wadi Feiran,Wadi Mukattab,Wadi Watir
  • Continent: Africa
  • Border Countries: There are four countries that border Egypt namely the Palestinian territories or the Gaza Strip to the northeast, Israel to the northeast, Libya to the west and Sudan to the south.

Map of Egypt

National Symbols of Egypt

  • National Bird: Steppe Eagle
  • National Flower: Egyptian Lotus Flower
  • National Animal: Steppe eagle
  • National Tree: Doum palm tree