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Egypt

Egypt map

Egypt officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a province in the northeast corner of Africa, whose territory in the Sinai Peninsula extends beyond the continental boundary with Asia. Egypt is bordered by the Gaza Strip and Israel to the northeast, the Gulf of Aqaba and the Red Sea to the east, Libya to the westward, and the Mediterranean Sea to the north, Sudan to the southward. Across the Gulf of Aqaba lies Jordan, across the Red Sea lies Saudi Arabia, and across the Mediterranean lie Greece, Turkey and Cyprus, although none share a country border with Egypt.

The capital, Cairo, is home to Ottoman landmarks like Muhammad Ali Mosque and the Egyptian Museum, a trove of antiquities.

Flag of Egypt:

Flag of Egypt

Significance of the Flag

The three colored flag that are cast to present the bloodless nature of the Egyptian Revolution and the death of the subjugation of the Egyptians. The flag also features the national emblem, or the Egyptian eagle of Saladin, in the center.

Main airliner to Egypt:

Egypt air is one of the world renowned national airline of the Egyptians. It is sited in the Cairo City. Main operations of these airlines function at Cairo International Airport. Best part of Egypt Air is customer can make the most of the luxury services inside the Star Alliance lounges owned and operated by Egypt air.

Airliner to Egypt

Egypt Currency :

The official currency of Egypt is the Egyptian pound (EGP).

The symbol is interpreted as a E£.

Notwithstanding, it’s again sub divided into a smaller currency denomination known as qirsh or millimes.

1 EGP = 100 qirsh = 1000 millemes.

Euros, dollars and sterling notes can be spent as foreign currency when you are in Egypt for all your purchases.

Egypt Currency

Capital and largest city:

Cairo is the capital of the north African country of the Egyptians. It is reckoned to be as one of the biggest urban centers in Africa and one of the greatest metropolises in the world too with the densely population with its culture and government.

Cairo

Time Zone: 

The standard time of Egypt is 2 hours in advance of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+2) which is related to Central Africa Time Zone (CAT).

It abides by the Eastern European time throughout the year with no daylight saving time clock changes.

Direct flight from the United Kingdom or London is around 05 hours and 30 minutes, however the fastest one stop flight between London to Cairo takes close to 7 hours.

The best time to visit:

From September to April as the temperature at this period of time is almost pleasant. However, iconic sights like pyramids of Giza, the temples of Luxor, and Abu Simbel can get hugely crowded.

Official Language:

The official language of the Egyptians is Standard Arabic and the most widely written. It is the liturgical language of Islam and the majority religion of Egypt. And it is nearly associated to the languages such as Amharic, Arabic and Hebrew.

Nearby Beaches and Resorts:

Hurghada lies in Old Vic Beach, Soma Bay, El Goura, Makadi Bay, SahlHasheesh Beach, Sharm El Sheikh, Mahmya and Gifton Island and are the few of the beach resorts constitutes of few quite and family friendly resorts.

Resorts

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