Egypt: Key Information & Facts

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Updated: 2017-03-02.

Capital: Cairo

Population: 92.7 million (2016 estimate)

Language(s): Arabic (Egyptian Arabic)

President: Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

Prime Minister: Sherif Ismail

Currency: Egyptian Pound (EGP)

Area: 1,002,450 km2 (387,048 mi2)

Dialing Code: +20

Time Zone: Eastern European Time (UTC+2, No DST)

Demonym: Egyptian (what’s this?)

Endonym: مِصر‎ [Miṣr]
(their name for their country)
Emergency Dialing Code: 122 (police); 123 (ambulance)

Drinking Age: 21

Smoking Age: 18

Age of Consent: 18

Drives on the: Right

Electricity & Adapter: 220 V, 50 Hz, Plug Types C / F (define)

Country Code (ISO): EG

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