Egypt

 
   
General Information

Capital: Cairo

Population: 67,226,000

Land Area: 1,001,450 sqkm

Per Capita GNP: $1400

Under 5 Mortality Rate: 52 (per thousand)

Adult Literacy: 64%(M); 38%(F)

Fertility Rate: 3.2

Life Expectancy: 66.7(M); 69.9(F)

Urbanization Rate: 45%

Major Language: Arabic (Egyptian dialect)

Major Religion: Islam

Government Type: Republic

* Data are from UNSD, UNICEF and CIA World Factbook


Internet Resources

Egypt State Information Service

Embassy of Egypt in Washington D.C.

A Country Study
Comprehensive information about Egypt, including the economy, history, geography,
culture, society, etc.

CIA World Factbook
This site contains detailed information the country's population, economic situation,
political system, natural resources, etc.

History & Culture
- Mysteries of Egypt
Facts and images of ancient Egypt, its legends, history, and culture. Plus numerous
links, quizzes, and colorful QuickTime movies.
- Egyptian Art and Archealogy
The University of Memphis Institute of Egyptian Art and Archaeology home page.

News
Weekly English edition of Al Ahram Newspaper.

Tourist information
The Official site for the Government Tourist Offices in the Americas.

Other links
Links compiled by U of Texas.

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