Egypt shares borders with the Gaza Strip and Israel, Sudan, and Libya, and has water boundaries along the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea. Egypt has an area of about 1,01,000 square kilometers (390,000 square miles), and a population of over 82 million people, making it the fifteenth most populous country in the world.
Egypt's location at the edges of Africa, Europe, and Asia have been a significant part of the nation's long history, and have made it an important world power. Egypt is considered part of the Middle East as well as the Arab world, both culturally and politically.
The country of Egypt is in the Africa continent and the latitude and longitude for the country are 28.8013° N, 31.1711° E.
|Facts About Egypt|
|Capital and largest city||Cairo|
|Area||1,010,407.87 km2 (387,048 sq mi) Water (%) 0.632|
|Population||88,846,000 (2015 Est.)|
|Lat Long||26, 30|
|Time Zone||EET (UTC+2) Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)|
|Airport||Cairo International Airport|
|Neighbour countries||Libya, Sudan, Israel|
|Currency||Egyptian pound (EGP)|
The neighboring countries of Egypt are:
- Saudi Arabia
- Akrotiri and Dhekelia
Last Updated : September 26, 2014