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Arab Republic o Egypt
جمهورية مصر العربية (Arabic)
Gumhūriyyat Miṣr al-ʿArabiyyah
Banner Coat o airms
(Banner) (Coat o airms)
Motto: nane
Offeecial leid Arabic
(an lairgest ceety)
Ethnic groups 99% Egyptians,
0.9% Nubians,
0.1% Greeks
Demonym Egyptian
 - Preses
 - Prime Meenister

Semi-presidential republic
Mohamed Hussein Tantawi
Ahmed Shafik 
 - Tot
 - % watter

1,002,450 km² (387,048 mi)
 - Apr. 2011
 -  census
 - Density
76.3/km² 197.5/sq mi
Foondin Unthirldom frae the Unitit Kinrick
22 Februar 1922
Siller Egyptian poond (EGP)
Time zone EET UTC + 2, Simmer: UTC + 3
Naitional anthem Bilady, Bilady, Bilady
Internet TLD .eg, مصر.
Cawin code +20

Egypt, kent offeecially as the Arab Republic o Egyp an aw, is a Kintra in north Africae that includes the Sinai Hauf-Island, a laund brig tae Asie. Kiverin an aurie o aboot 1001450 sqkm, Egypt haes laund mairchs wi Libie tae the wast, Sudan tae the sooth an the Gaza Strip an Israel tae the east. The northren coast mairchs the Mediterranean Sea; the eastren coast mairchs the Reid Sea.

Admeenistrative diveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]

Egyp is dividit intae 27 govrenorates. The govrenorates are further dividit intae regions. The regions contain touns an veelages. Each govrenorate haes a capital, sometimes carryin the same name as the govrenorate.

In Aprile 2008, Cairo an Giza wur subdividit intae 4 govrenorates, namely the governorates of Cairo, Giza, 6 October an Helwan. As o Aprile 2011, 6 October an Helwan govrenorates were again incorporated into Giza an Cairo respectively. In 2009, the ceety o Luxor wis declared an independent govrenorate.

The Upper govrenorates are locatit sooth o Cairo, while the Lawer govrenorates are locatit in the Delta o the Nile, north o Cairo.

Govrenorate Caipital Location
Alexandria Alexandria Northren
Aswan Aswan Upper
Asyut Asyut Upper
Beheira Damanhur Lawer
Beni Suef Beni Suef Upper
Cairo Cairo Middle
Dakahlia Mansoura Lawer
Damietta Damietta Lawer
Faiyum Faiyum Upper
Gharbia Tanta Lawer
Giza Giza Upper
Ismailia Ismailia Canal
Kafr el-Sheikh Kafr el-Sheikh Lawer
Luxor Luxor Upper
Governorate Caipital Location
Matruh Mersa Matruh Wastren
Minya Minya Upper
Monufia Shibin el-Kom Lawer
New Valley Kharga Oasis Wastren
North Sinai Arish Sinai
Port Said Port Said Canal
Qalyubia Banha Lawer
Qena Qena Upper
Red Sea Hurghada Eastren
Sharqia Zagazig Upper
Sohag Sohag Upper
Sooth Sinai el-Tor Sinai
Suez Suez Canal

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