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About Egypt

    Where is Egypt?

    Flag of Egypt Northern Africa, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Libya and the Gaza Strip, and the Red Sea north of Sudan, and includes the Asian Sinai Peninsula

    Capital: Cairo Coordinates: 30° 3" North, 31° 15" East
    Map of Egypt

    What is the Egypt weather like?

    Desert; hot, dry summers with moderate winters

    Traveling to Egypt

    Traveling by air

    There are 83 airports in Egypt, 72 of which are paved.

    There are 7 heliports in Egypt.

    Traveling by car

    There are 137,430 Km of highways in Egypt.

    Traveling by water

    There are 3,500 Km of waterways in Egypt.

    The most important ports and harbours are in major seaport(s): Mediterranean Sea - Alexandria, Damietta, El Dekheila, Port Said; Gulf of Suez - Suez

    oil/gas terminal(s): Ain Sukhna terminal, Sidi Kerir terminal

    container port(s) (TEUs): Alexandria (1,108,826), Port Said(East) (2,617,043), Port Said(West) (1,138,753)

    LNG terminal(s) (export): Damietta, Idku (Abu Qir Bay).

    Traveling by train

    There are 5,083 Km of railways in Egypt.