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Egypt overview

Egypt is a country in Africa and his population is 80,471,869 inhabitants over an area of 1,001,450 km2. Egypt capital is Cairo and his main time zone (in capitale) is Africa/Cairo.

Egypt iso 3166 codes are EG (alpha-2), EGY (alpha-3) and 818 (numeric). Egypt FIPS code is EG. Egypt currency is Pound and the dialing code is +20.

Egypt postal format is : 99999 (Postal code).

Administrative divisions in Egypt : 27 Muhafazat (Governorates), 330 Markzes (Districts).

Largest cities in Egypt are : Cairo, Alexandria, Al Jīzah, Port Said, Suez, Al Maḩallah al Kubrá, Luxor, Asyūţ, Al Manşūrah, Tanda.

Local time :
Local time
Capital :
Cairo
Population :
80,471,869
Area :
1,001,450 km2
Iso code :
EG
dialing code :
20
Currency :
Pound

Largest cities in Egypt

CountryEgypt
ContinentAfrica
CapitalCairo
Iso codesEG / EGY / 818
Time zoneAfrica/Cairo
Total area1,001,450 km2
Dialing code+20
CurrencyPound
Internet tld.eg
Postal format 99999
GDP262 billion dollars
GDP per capita3,256 dollars
Neighbours countriesIsrael, Libya, Palestinian Territory, Sudan.

Egypt administrative levels

Administrative nameAdmin levelTotal
Muhafazat (Governorates) Level 127
Markzes (Districts) Level 2330

Spoken languages in Egypt

Airports near Cairo (Capital of Egypt)

AirportCityDistance
Almaza Air Force BaseCairo11 km
Cairo International AirportCairo16 km
Cairo West AirportEl Cairo33 km
Bilbeis AirportBilbeis50 km
Bilbeis 2 AirfieldBilbeis57 km
Beni Suef Air BaseBeni Suef98 km
Abu Suwayr Air BaseAbu Suwayr99 km
Jiyanklis Air BaseJiyanklis132 km
Port Said AirportPort Said165 km
El Nouzha AirportAlexandria176 km

Egypt first administrative level


Largest cities in Egypt

CityPopulationDistance from Cairo
Cairo7,734,6140 km
Alexandria3,811,516178 km
Al Jīzah2,443,2037 km
Port Said538,378166 km
Suez488,125123 km
Al Maḩallah al Kubrá431,052101 km
Luxor422,407505 km
Asyūţ420,585321 km
Al Manşūrah420,195109 km
Tanda404,90184 km
Al Fayyūm306,39393 km
Zagazig285,09763 km
Ismailia284,813115 km
Kafr ad Dawwār267,370160 km
Aswan241,261685 km
Qinā235,362458 km
Ḩalwān230,00025 km
Damanhūr227,943132 km
Al Minyā227,150223 km
Sohag209,419393 km
Banī Suwayf189,624111 km
Shibīn al Kawm186,34559 km
Banhā167,02945 km
Ţalkhā157,737111 km
Kafr ash Shaykh143,970121 km
Mallawī142,504263 km
Dikirnis137,542119 km
Idfū133,000588 km
Bilbays129,21150 km
Arish128,855272 km
Jirjā128,250419 km
Al Ḩawāmidīyah106,84118 km
Idkū105,599166 km
Bilqās103,596129 km
Disūq102,037132 km
Abū Kabīr100,68484 km
Qalyūb100,49514 km
Akhmīm99,446393 km
Al Maţarīyah99,357145 km
Hurghada95,622400 km
Ziftá92,66773 km
Ţahţā90,591367 km
Samālūţ90,465202 km
Būsh86,608102 km
Ḩawsh ‘Īsá85,352132 km
Minūf83,65154 km
Ashmūn82,50737 km
Manfalūţ78,744308 km
Damietta76,839160 km
Kafr az Zayyāt73,72594 km
Abū Tīj71,257336 km
Isnā69,335546 km
Abnūb68,749311 km
Al Qūşīyah68,394295 km
Al Jamālīyah68,381138 km
Dayrūţ67,788282 km
Al Khārijah67,700518 km
Toukh67,59933 km
Al Manzilah67,486139 km
Rosetta64,481169 km
Awsīm63,86213 km
Al Fashn63,793142 km
Fuwah63,310144 km
Fāqūs62,82191 km
Al Khānkah62,43420 km
Mersa Matruh62,042410 km
Al Qurayn61,73077 km
Abū Qurqāş61,182241 km
Al Manshāh61,134403 km
Kousa60,181485 km
Kawm Umbū59,787644 km
Fāraskūr58,284148 km
Banī Mazār58,153179 km
Minyat an Naşr56,951124 km
Shibīn al Qanāţir56,87229 km
Al Qanāţir al Khayrīyah56,30218 km
Basyūn55,523106 km
Samannūd54,980100 km
Shirbīn54,676129 km
Dishnā54,197455 km
Farshūţ53,851455 km
Diyarb Najm51,84179 km
At Tall al Kabīr51,56974 km
Talā51,49875 km
Ibshawāy51,17396 km
Al Balyanā48,801432 km
Ash Shuhadā’48,06068 km
Sīdī Sālim47,998142 km
Juhaynah47,821378 km
Ţāmiyah46,86671 km
Mashtūl as Sūq45,79835 km
Al Ḩāmūl45,798139 km
Ain Sukhna45,552115 km
Iţsā45,269102 km
Maţāy45,215189 km
Al Badārī44,132342 km
Hihyā43,43275 km
Al Qanāyāt42,91265 km
Quwaysinā42,70857 km
Madīnat Sittah Uktūbar41,93033 km


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