About Egypt
Information About Egypt
Country Name Arab Republic of Egypt
Area 1,001,44 sq KM ( 622,272,sq mi )
Population 79.5 million
Captial City Cairo
Language Arabic
Religion 88% Islam, 12 % Christian
Government Republic
Currency Egyptian Pound (L.E )
     The capital of Egypt. Cairo has everything.
Cairo has great hotels, entertainment, restaurants; all manner of monuments from through out the history of Egypt and it is offer the entry point for most people visiting Egypt.
There are many interesting places such as The Egyptian museum of pharonic monuments, the three Pyramids of Giza, Sphinx & Solar boat museum, ruins of Memphis (ancient capital of Pharonic Egypt), old Cairo, famous churches like St. Sergius, the Hanging Church Coptic museum, Citadel of Salah El Din & Mohamed Ali, Alabaster Mosque, the Islamic museum, Khan El Khalili Bazaar, Sound & Light shows at the Pyramids.
   Alexandria is the second largest city in Egypt.
Set on the shores of the Mediterranean and also it has many interesting places. Greek and Roman Museum , Roman Theatre , Quaitbay Castle , Kata Komb , Alexandria Library , Pompey's Pillar and Montazah Palace .
Red Sea
The coast of the Red Sea located in the east of Egypt, includes some of the most popular and busy beach resorts mainly Hurghada, Safaga, Marsa Alam, El Qusir and others. Many Things to see & to do like water sports, diving, snorkeling, sunbathing, wind surfing, submarine dive, 4X4 Jeep safari to ruins of Roman city & gold mine.
Luxor is the most important historical city in the world , it is a living museum with vast numbers of ancient Egyptian monuments.
You will enjoy the ancient touristic places like Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple, Luxor Museum, Mummifying Museum, Tomb of Queen Nefertari, Tomb of Tut Ankh Amun, Valley of Kings, Valley of Queens, Hatshepsut Temple, Tombs of the Nobles, Sound & Light at Karnak Temple.
Aswan located south of Egypt, 220 KM south of Luxor; it is the second important pharonic city.
Along with huge Nasser Lake, a real picturesque panorama with a relaxing atmosphere attracts you to the place. Many places of interest Like Nubian Museum, Philae Temple, Elephantine Island, Botanical Garden, Agha Khan Mausoleum, Granite Quarries & unfinished Obelisk, The High Dam, St. Simon Monastery & Tombs of the Nobles, felucca .
Abu Simble
Abu simble located 250 KM south of Aswan and very close to the boarder.
The two temples of Ramses II and his wife Nefertari that became one of the main attractions to visit in Upper Egypt.