Egypt Openarms!



Location: Egypt is located in North Africa bordering the Mediterranean Sea. Libya is on the west and the Gaza Strip and the Red Sea make up the eastern border; see map.

Monica from Mexico. Alexandria Openarms!

Area: Egypt covers just over 1 million square kilometers, about the same size as France and Germany combined.

Benoit from Canada. Alexandria Openarms!

Capital City: Cairo

Denisse from Argentina & Germán from Chile. Alexandria Openarms!

Population: Around 78 million people live in Egypt

Mónica from Costa Rica. Giza Openarms!

Language: Arabic (official), English and French are widely understood by educated classes.

Laura from Chile. Giza Openarms!

Religion: Muslim (mostly Sunni) 94%, Coptic Christian and other 6%.

 Denise (Argentina), Mónica (Mexico), Sergio(Italy), Benoit (Canada), Germán (Chile). Giza Openarms!

Climate: It’s hot and sunny for most of the year in Egypt. Winters (November to February) are generally mild. More about Egypt’s weather and average temperatures.

Monica (Mexico). Alexandria Openarms!

When to Go: October – April when it’s a bit cooler, but the Red Sea coast is a year-round destination. More about – Best time to visit Egypt.

Germán (Chile) with Alexandrians. Alexandria Openarms!

Currency: Egyptian Pound, click here for a currency converter.

Denise (Argentina), Mónica (Mexico), Sergio(Italy), Benoit (Canada), Germán (Chile). On Camels Openarms!

Sergio from Italy. Giza Openarms!

Monica from Mexico. Merry Christmas. Giza Openarms!

The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities. Cairo Openarms!

Denise in Egyptian Openarms Style!. Giza Openarms!

Mosque of Ibn Tulun. Cairo Openarms!

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