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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 InformationFind the country in the .docx

Further generic links below:

Wikipedia Country Information Wikipedia Website of Egypt 

IMF Country Information Website of the IMF on Egypt 

Economist Intelligence Unit Website of the Economist Intelligence Unit on Egypt 

(*note - this is a paid service) 

Humanitarian Info


World Food Programme Website of the WFP on EgyptProgramme - Egypt 

Facts and Figures


Wolfram Alpha Website of Wolframalpha on Egypt

World Bank Website of the Worldbank on Egypt

Population Information: Website of the Worldpopulationreview on Egypt

Wolframalpha - Egypt 

Worldbank - Egypt 

World Population Review - Egypt