Population: More than 87,700,000
Abu Mena, Ancient Thebes with its Necropolis, Historic Cairo, Memphis and its Necropolis – the Pyramid Fields from Giza to Dahshur, Nubian Monuments from Abu Simbel to Philae, Saint Catherine Area, Wadi Al-Hitan (Whale Valley)
Practical information for travel to Egypt
Currency: Egyptian pound
Power voltage and socket type(s): 220V, plug types F and C.
Official religion(s)/Freedom of religion: Islam is the official religion of Egypt and is regulated by the government. 90% of the population are Sunni Muslims, followed by Christians and Shia Muslims.
Official language(s) and general knowledge of English: Modern Standard Arabic is the official language, though Egyptian Arabic is the most spoken. English is generally only spoken in urban or tourist areas.