Egypt

"It is not down in any map; true places never are." - Herman Melville

Egypt

Egypt, the land of the Pharaohs, has fascinated people for several millennia.

Egypt a unique country that has been charming travelers from all over the world for thousands of years with its generous people, fascinating culture, spectacular natural features, relaxed lifestyle and enviable clients. 
From the unspoiled coastlines of the Mediterranean to the fantastic fauna of the Red Sea from the awe-inspiring monuments of the ancient Egyptian to the refined art of the Greeks, Romans and Arabs; from the Coptic monasteries in the desert to International cities such as Cairo; from the villages of farmers along the Nile Valley to the magnificent oases of the Western desert; from the Suez Canal to the rocky Sinai Desert; from Nubia to the Nile Delta; endless landscapes and itineraries, all accessible to modern visitors, across the course of the mythic river which has seen the people, history and the mysteries of this magic land pass by.

Egypt (Arabic: مصر Misr ; more fully, the Arab Republic of Egypt.

Flag
Capital Cairo
Currency Egyptian pound (EGP) (LE)
Equivalent one Dollar = 17.85  EGP (estimated on DECEMBER. 2018)
Area total 1,001,450 km2
Population 104,000,000 (SEPTEMBER 2017 est.)
Language Arabic (official), English and French widely understood
by educated people
Religion Islam is the official religion in Egypt
Christians around 20%
Egypt Calling Code

For Egypt Dial +20

Some codes for some important cities
Alexandria 3
Aswan 97
Cairo 2
Hurghada 65
Luxor 95
Port Said 66
Sharm El-Sheikh 96
Suez 62
Time Zone UTC +2

Some useful words in Arabic:

Good Morning Sabah El-Kheir
Good evening Masaa El-Kheir
Asking about Time El-Saa'a Kam
Thank you Shoukran
Hello Ahlan
Weather
Egypt is one of the sunniest countries in the world, although the summer months can get quite hot, the rest of the year is ideal and sunny.
  Cairo Aswan
Max Min Max Min
Jan 19.1°C 8.6°C 23.8° C 8.0° C
Jun 34.5° C 17.9° C 42.1° C 24.2° C
For more detailed information about weather click here
National Holidays
Date English Name
January 7 Eastern Christmas
April 25 Sinai Liberation Day
May 1 Labour Day
July 23 Revolution Day
October 6 Armed Forces Day
Movable holidays Sham El Nessim (Spring festival)
Movable holidays Islamic New Year
Movable holidays Prophet Mohammed's Birthday
Movable holidays Ramadan Feast
Movable holidays Sacrifice Feast
Movable Holidays are public holidays but the date on which each occurs varies, and thus has no set date.