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Egypt - Physical geography

Area : 1 002 000 Km2
Water : 0.6 %
Lands under cultivation : 2 %

Min. Height : -137 m (El Katara Depression)
Max. Height : 2629 m (Mt Catherine)


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Egypt - People
Nationality : Egyptian
Main language(s) : Arabic, English, French

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Population (2005) : 74 030 000 people
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Density : 74 people / Km2
Fertility rate : 3.17 children / woman
Life expectancy : 70 years
Urban population : 42 %

Main cities :
14 700 000 people Cairo (aggl.)
7 000 000 people Cairo (capital)
4 780 000 people Guizeh
3 450 000 people Tanta
3 330 000 people Alexandrie
810 000 people Shubra-el-Khema
470 000 people Port-Said
417 000 people Suez
410 000 people Mahalla-el-Kubra


Egypt - Economy
Currency : Egyptian Pound (EGP) = 100 Piastres
Rate of exchange (Sept.2004) :

1 Euro = 7.5 Pounds (EGP)

GDP (Gross Domestic Product), 2002 : 85.5 billion dollars
GDP per capita, 2002 : 1155 dollars
GNP (Gross National Product), 2005 : 92.89 billion dollars
GNP per capita, 2005 : 1255 dollars


Egypt - Miscellaneous information
CONSUMPTION (individual / year) (world rank 1997) :
- Olives = 0.8 Kg (4)
MAIN NATURAL RESOURCES (world rank 2002) :
- Linseed (1)
- Dates (2)
- Tomatoes (4)
- Aubergines (4)
- String-beans (5)
- Watermelons (5)
- Melons (6)
- Oranges (8)
- Lemons (9)
- Cotton (11)
- Rice (14)
- Corn (14)
- Sugar cane (17)
- Wheat (18)
- Phosphate (12)
- Iron (20)
- Natural gas (22)
- Oil (23)
RECORDS :
- Longest river in the world = Nile (6671 Km). See also Sudan and Uganda.
- Most populous urban agglomeration in Africa = Cairo (population = 10.6 M).


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