Location: Northern Africa, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Libya and the Gaza Strip, and the Red Sea north of Sudan, and includes the Asian Sinai Peninsula
Government: Arab Republic of Egypt
Currency: Egyptian pounds (EGP)
Area: 1,001,450 sq km
Population: 106,437,241 (July 2021 est.)
Languages: Arabic (official), English, and French widely understood by educated classes
Religion: Muslim (predominantly Sunni) 90%, Christian (majority Coptic Orthodox, other Christians include Armenian Apostolic, Catholic, Maronite, Orthodox, and Anglican) 10% (2015 est.)
Tel Code: +20
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