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Complete details about Egypt in Africa with capital city Cairo

Country NameEgypt (Misr)
Country CodeEGY
Capital CityCairo
RegionNorthern Africa
Independence Year1922
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 @dailydoseoflov1 on Sun Dec 16 17:16:44 EST 2018 RT @nytimes: Archaeologists discovered a well-preserved, 4,400-year-old tomb of a royal priest and his family in Saqqara, a city south of C?
From @switchedon323 on Sun Dec 16 17:16:38 EST 2018 @StephGrisham45 @parscale @FLOTUS Hey Steph, Did you ever answer the question of how @FLOTUS and her entourage bu?
From @artdealeronline on Sun Dec 16 17:16:38 EST 2018 RT @NanaTaha6: Islamic minarets and dome in ancient Cairo.. El sultan hassan, El refaa and qanibay El ramah mosques #egypt #IslamicArt #Is?
From @Tre_finessin on Sun Dec 16 17:16:37 EST 2018 RT @VicMensa: 4400 year old tomb in Egypt just discovered. Black excellence, don?t forget. they b whitewashing the fuck out of history http?
From @OLSC_Egypt on Sun Dec 16 17:16:33 EST 2018 @V4qwSq ??? ???? ?? ????? ????? ?????
From @lunakorb on Sun Dec 16 17:16:18 EST 2018 ramses in the prince of egypt was fine as hell
From @nowghanl8 on Sun Dec 16 17:16:18 EST 2018 RT @Forbes: Collectively, Turkey, China and Egypt are responsible for more than 1/2 of all jailed journalists for the 3rd year in a row htt?
From @youthamj on Sun Dec 16 17:16:18 EST 2018 RT @asatyend: Somewhere in Egypt, one idiot breaks his TV after seeing that pass.
From @gilchriste76 on Sun Dec 16 17:16:15 EST 2018 RT @MikeCarlton01: The Zionists up to their usual tricks. Israel is not an ?ally? of ours. We have no defence or diplomatic treaties with?
From @DZRishmawy on Sun Dec 16 17:16:15 EST 2018 RT @bjgingerich: BBC News - Egypt tomb: Saqqara 'one of a kind' discovery revealed
From @Mandelamen on Sun Dec 16 17:16:14 EST 2018 Yes, Egypt is in Afrika AND the Arabs INVADED Egypt only in 640AD. That is at least 4000 years after Egypt's greatn?
From @ciaokhiing on Sun Dec 16 17:16:14 EST 2018 When you walk through the fire, you shall not be burned, nor shall the flames scorch you. For I am the Lord your Go?
From @staceface736 on Sun Dec 16 17:16:14 EST 2018 RT @AntiquitiesOf: #Discovery #Saqqara #tomb of the priest of Royal purification #fifth #Dynasty #Egypt Photos by Ahmed Romeih https://t.c?
From @fmnycto on Sun Dec 16 17:16:07 EST 2018 RT @CAIRSacramento: Abdullah is dying from a degenerative brain disease. ? His dad brought him to the U.S. for treatment, but his mom is st?
From @uncleprober on Sun Dec 16 17:16:00 EST 2018 RT @spectatorindex: Imprisoned journalists, 2018 Turkey: 68 China: 47 Egypt: 25 Saudi Arabia: 16 Eritrea: 16 Vietnam: 11 Azerbaijan: 10 Ir?