Egypt Vacations and Tourism Guide
Who was there
Surface:The total land area of Egypt is 1,001,450 sq. km.
Population: The population of Egypt is around 80,335,036 (2007), comprising 98%25 Egyptians. The remaining 2%25 includes Berbers and Bedouins.
System of government: Egypt is a republic. The President is the chief of state.
Capital: Cairo is the capital of Egypt and has a population of around 750,000 inhabitants (2006).
Religion: Approximately 90%25 of the Egyptian population is Muslim; the remaining 10%25 is Christian.
Official Language: The official language is Arabic.
Government: Egypt is a republic. The President is the chief of state.
Climate: Egypt has a typical desert climate—hot summers and mild winters.
Units of measure and electricity: Egypt follows the metric system and the official electricity unit is 220V, 50 Hz.
Time Zone: The Egyptian standard time is GMT + 2.
Currency: Egyptian Pound: (1 € = 7.6027 EGP).
Travel documents required: A tourist visa is necessary for travel to Egypt, along with a passport that is valid for at least six months.