1 Egypt Country Profile

Generic Information 

Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia by a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula. Egypt is a Mediterranean country bordered by the Gaza Strip and Israel to the northeast, the Gulf of Aqaba to the east, the Red Sea to the east and south, Sudan to the south, and Libya to the west. Across the Gulf of Aqaba lies Jordan, and across from the Sinai Peninsula lies Saudi Arabia, although Jordan and Saudi Arabia do not share a land border with Egypt. It is the world's only contiguous Eurafrican nation. 

Egypt is one of the most populous countries in Africa and the Middle East with most of its people living near the banks of the River Nile. 

Further generic information and information on money parity and inflation can be found in the following document: Egypt Country Profile Additional Information.docx

Further generic links:

Wikipedia Website of Egypt 

Website of the IMF on Egypt 

Website of the Economist Intelligence Unit on Egypt 

(*note - this is a paid service) 

Humanitarian Info

World Food Programme - Egypt 

Facts and Figures

Wolframalpha - Egypt 

Worldbank - Egypt 

World Population Review - Egypt 


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