Where is Egypt Located?

Where is Egypt
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Egypt, officially known as the Arab Republic of Egypt, is located in North Africa and Southwest Asia. The majority of the country is located in northeastern Africa, but its Sinai Peninsula extends into Southwest Asia, connecting the two continents.

Egypt shares its 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 390,120.66 square miles, and a population of over 92 million people, making it the fifteenth most populous country in the world.

Egypt's strategic location at the edges of Africa, Europe, and Asia has 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 latitude and longitude of Egypt are 28.8013° N, 31.1711° E.

Egypt has been considered the cradle of civilization and during ancient times witnessed some extraordinary developments in the fields of writing, and matters related to central government, urbanization, agriculture, etc. Magnificent monuments such as Great Sphinx and the Giza Necropolis and the ruins of Thebes, Memphis, Valley of Kings among others depict the ancient glory of Egypt.

Today, Egypt is a regional as well as a middle power. The nation has a significant cultural and military influence in the regions of Middle East and North Africa, as well as the Muslim world. The country's economy has been increasing rapidly and today is one of the largest in the Middle East. Egypt is a member of some very reputed organizations such as the United Nations, Organization of Islamic Cooperation, Arab League, Non-Aligned Movement and the African Union.

Facts About Egypt
Country NameEgypt
Capital and largest cityCairo
Area1,010,407.87 km2 (387,048 sq mi) Water (%) 0.632
Population88,846,000 (2015 Est.)
Lat Long26, 30
Official LanguageArabic
Calling Code+20
Time ZoneEET (UTC+2) Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
AirportCairo International Airport
Neighbour countriesLibya, Sudan, Israel
Internet TLD.eg
CurrencyEgyptian pound (EGP)

The neighboring countries of Egypt are:

Maritime Boundaries : 
  1. Cyprus
  2. Greece
  3. Jordan
  4. Saudi Arabia
  5. Turkey
  6. Akrotiri and Dhekelia


Location Maps of Cities in Egypt
Where is AbnubWhere is Bir ShalataynWhere is Minya
Where is Abu an NumrusWhere is BiyalaWhere is Mit Ghamr
Where is Abu el MatamirWhere is DairutWhere is Mit Salsil
Where is Abu HammadWhere is DamanhurWhere is Mut
Where is Abu HummusWhere is DamiettaWhere is Mutubis
Where is Abu KabirWhere is DarawWhere is Nabaruh
Where is Abu MinqarWhere is DesoukWhere is Nag Hammadi
Where is Abu QirqasWhere is DikirnisWhere is Nasir Bush
Where is Abu SimbelWhere is DishnaWhere is Oasr Farafra
Where is AbutigWhere is EdfuWhere is Port Said
Where is Ain SukhnaWhere is El Mahalla El KubraWhere is Qaha
Where is AkhmimWhere is El-QantarahWhere is Qalyub
Where is Al BadariWhere is El-TorWhere is Qena
Where is Al BaliyanaWhere is EsnaWhere is Qift
Where is Al BayadiyahWhere is FaiyumWhere is Qillin
Where is Al FashnWhere is FakousWhere is Qulubiya
Where is Al GhanayimWhere is FarshutWhere is Qus
Where is Al GhurdaqahWhere is Gharb MawhubWhere is Qutur
Where is Al HammamWhere is GirgaWhere is Rashid
Where is Al HamulWhere is GizaWhere is Safaga
Where is Al IbrahimiyahWhere is HelwanWhere is Sahil Salim
Where is Al IskandariyahWhere is HihyaWhere is Samalut
Where is Al MahmudiyahWhere is IdkuWhere is Samusta al Waqf
Where is Al ManshahWhere is IsmailaWhere is Samut
Where is Al ManzilahWhere is ItsaWhere is Sawhaj
Where is Al MatariyahWhere is Ityay al BarudWhere is Sharm ash Shaykh
Where is Al QanayatWhere is Jabal Abu GhararifWhere is Sheik Shazly
Where is Al-QusayrWhere is Jabal Abu SutaytWhere is Shibin Al Kawm
Where is Alam el ShawishWhere is Kafr al BattikhWhere is Shirbin
Where is Ar RudaWhere is Kafr el DawwarWhere is Shubra al-Khaymah
Where is ArishWhere is Kafr El-ZayatWhere is Shubra Khit
Where is ArmantWhere is Kafr SaadWhere is Sidfa
Where is As SaffWhere is Kafr SaqrWhere is Sidi Barrani
Where is As SinbillawaynWhere is Kafr ShukrWhere is Sidi Salim
Where is As SuwaysWhere is KanayisWhere is Sinnuris
Where is Ash ShuhadaWhere is Kharga OasisWhere is Siwa
Where is AshmunWhere is KirdasahWhere is Tahta
Where is AswanWhere is Kom OmboWhere is Tala
Where is AsyutWhere is LuxorWhere is Talkha
Where is BaltimWhere is MallawiWhere is Tanta
Where is BanhaWhere is ManfalutWhere is Tima
Where is BasyounWhere is MansouraWhere is Tukh
Where is BawitiWhere is Marsa AlamWhere is Tura
Where is Beni MazarWhere is Mersa MatruhWhere is Wadi Abu Gerifat
Where is Beni SuefWhere is Minqar Ziwa el BahariWhere is Wadi Umm Rilan
Where is Berenice TroglodyticaWhere is MinufWhere is Zagazig
Where is BibaWhere is Minya al QamhWhere is Zifta
Where is Bilbeis  

Last Updated on: September 30, 2020

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