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Complete details about Egypt in Africa with capital city Cairo

Country NameEgypt (Misr)
Country CodeEGY
Capital CityCairo
ContinentAfrica
RegionNorthern Africa
Independence Year1922
Population68470000
Surface Area1001449.0
Life Expectancy63.3 years
GNP82710.0 (old 75617.0)
Government FormRepublic

Spoken Languages

Arabic [official]     (98.8%)
Sinaberberi     (0.0%)

Major Cities

Cairo, Kairo     (population 6789479)
Alexandria, Aleksandria     (population 3328196)
Giza, Giza     (population 2221868)
Shubra al-Khayma, al-Qalyubiya     (population 870716)
Port Said, Port Said     (population 469533)
Suez, Suez     (population 417610)
al-Mahallat al-Kubra, al-Gharbiya     (population 395402)
Tanta, al-Gharbiya     (population 371010)
al-Mansura, al-Daqahliya     (population 369621)
Luxor, Luxor     (population 360503)
Asyut, Asyut     (population 343498)
Bahtim, al-Qalyubiya     (population 275807)
Zagazig, al-Sharqiya     (population 267351)
al-Faiyum, al-Faiyum     (population 260964)
Ismailia, Ismailia     (population 254477)
Kafr al-Dawwar, al-Buhayra     (population 231978)
Assuan, Assuan     (population 219017)
Damanhur, al-Buhayra     (population 212203)
al-Minya, al-Minya     (population 201360)
Bani Suwayf, Bani Suwayf     (population 172032)
Qina, Qina     (population 171275)
Sawhaj, Sawhaj     (population 170125)
Shibin al-Kawm, al-Minufiya     (population 159909)
Bulaq al-Dakrur, Giza     (population 148787)
Banha, al-Qalyubiya     (population 145792)
Warraq al-Arab, Giza     (population 127108)
Kafr al-Shaykh, Kafr al-Shaykh     (population 124819)
Mallawi, al-Minya     (population 119283)
Bilbays, al-Sharqiya     (population 113608)
Mit Ghamr, al-Daqahliya     (population 101801)
al-Arish, Shamal Sina     (population 100447)
Talkha, al-Daqahliya     (population 97700)
Qalyub, al-Qalyubiya     (population 97200)
Jirja, Sawhaj     (population 95400)
Idfu, Qina     (population 94200)
al-Hawamidiya, Giza     (population 91700)
Disuq, Kafr al-Shaykh     (population 91300)

Egypt's most recent News and Stories

Egypt Tweets

From @EgyIndependent on Mon Nov 20 04:56:32 EST 2017 #AMAY| #Egypt detains prominent activist over protest https://t.co/S3Y8beOjgb
From @isaac_tuei on Mon Nov 20 04:56:32 EST 2017 RT @spectatorindex: Quality of education, 2017. 1. Switzerland 2. Singapore 3. Finland 5. US 16. Germany 20. UK 26. France 31. Japan 34.?
From @alirashed on Mon Nov 20 04:56:25 EST 2017 RT @Footy_Jokes: Egypt 3rd Kit World Cup 2018 Concept Kit???? https://t.co/4UPoCCAZBX
From @VEZEETA_Egypt on Mon Nov 20 04:56:24 EST 2017 @mishca__ ????? ???? ????? ? ???? ?? ???? ?????? ?? ???? ????? ?? ? ?????? ? ????? ?? ??????? ??????? ???? https://t.co/BFFeS79wKa
From @Ale_MaraJay2 on Mon Nov 20 04:56:21 EST 2017 RT @EltonCastee: TFIL Egypt starts today! Real soon! ? (https://t.co/MVVDgEVn8j)
From @citizen977 on Mon Nov 20 04:56:20 EST 2017 RT @astro_paolo: The #desert meets water in southern #Egypt: the result is pure #art! #VITAmission // Egitto meridionale, uno dei molti pu?
From @IT_ushitora_net on Mon Nov 20 04:56:18 EST 2017 @FIFI_Egypt ???????????
From @SigiTwits on Mon Nov 20 04:56:15 EST 2017 RT @astro_paolo: The #desert meets water in southern #Egypt: the result is pure #art! #VITAmission // Egitto meridionale, uno dei molti pu?
From @TheodorosGotsis on Mon Nov 20 04:56:09 EST 2017 RT @CyprusAeropolis: The President of #Egypt Mr. Abdul Fattah al-Sisi arrived earlier this morning at #Larnaka International #Airport as pa?
From @Lotus3Feb on Mon Nov 20 04:56:04 EST 2017 ??????? ???? ????? ??? ????????? ?? ??? ??? ????? ?? ?????? ??????? ?? ????? ?????? ???? ???? ?? ??? ?????... https://t.co/6iESLNX5aG
From @LASONOfficial on Mon Nov 20 04:56:03 EST 2017 RT @spectatorindex: Quality of education, 2017. 1. Switzerland 2. Singapore 3. Finland 5. US 16. Germany 20. UK 26. France 31. Japan 34.?
From @AtletiDevotion on Mon Nov 20 04:56:00 EST 2017 RT @BBCSport: Egypt have now been dubbed the "Pass to Salah" team. Here's how the Liverpool forward has become a national hero. https://t?