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Capital : Cairo
Language :  Arabic
Currency :  Egyptian pound
Population : 91 950 100
Area : 1 002 450 km2

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Egypt facts

Facts automatically translated into English from the poznajnieznane.pl and paczka-wiedzy.pl page. I'm sorry for all the mistakes.


1. The change from summer to winter time (moving clockwise back one hour) is on the first Thursday in September at midnight.

2. Over 7,038,000 motor vehicles are registered in this country (78 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

3. The national top-level domain is .eg . There are over 9,320 websites with this extension.

4. The most popular pages with the extension .eg are google.com.eg, ahram.org.eg and vodafone.com.eg.

5. In this country there are more than 137 430 km of paved roads, including over 1 034 km of expressways (0.21% of all roads in the world).

6. The country has 83 airports, 72 of the paved surface.

7. In this country there are more than 5 083 km of railway tracks.

8. There are over five million Facebook users in Egypt.

9. Full name of the country – Arab Republic of Egypt.

10. Political system – the semi-presidential republic.


Geography in Egypt

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1. The lowest located place in the country is Kattar – 133 m.p.p.

2. On 13 December 2013, snow fell in Cairo. The last such situation took place over 100 years ago.

3. Egipt graniczy z takimi krajami jak: Izrael 266 km, Libia 1 115 km, Sudan 1 273 km.

4. The country is 3.2 times bigger than Poland.

5. The highest peak is St. Matthew’s Mountain 2629 m above sea level.

6. Nil is the longest river.

7. In Egypt, there are 36650 km2 of agricultural land (4% of the country).

8. The highest situated city in the country is Saint Catherine.

9. In ancient Egypt, such accurate records of Nile floods were carried out that they are now used by scientists to study the structure of atmospheric precipitation.

100. The nearest capital in a straight line from Cairo is Tel Aviv (Israel) – 405 km.

101. The furthest capital city in a straight line from Cairo is Nukuʻalofa (Tonga) – 17192 km.


Finance in Egypt

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1. The minimum wage is 1 200 pound per month (data from 2014).

2. The amount of income tax in Egypt is 25%.

3. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 22.5%, and for companies 22.5% (2018).

4. The tax on goods and services is 14% (2018).

5. The level of inflation in 2018 is 13.5%.

6. Dług wewnętrzny na początku…
2015 roku wynosił 90,5% PKB, czyli około: $293 461 635 000 (1 256 015 797 800 zł),
2018 roku wynosił 101% PKB, czyli około: $237 350 000 000 (1 015 858 000 000 zł). Żeby go spłacić, każdy z obywateli musiał by dać około $2 634 (11 272 zł).

7. Dług zagraniczny na początku 2015 roku wynosił około: $41 320 000 000 .

8. Produkt krajowy brutto (PKB)…
– w 2015 roku wynosi $324 267 000 000 (1 387 862 760 000 zł),
– w 2018 roku wynosi $235 000 000 000 (1 005 800 000 000 zł).

9. The country has 2018 over $44 315 000 000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.13% of foreign exchange reserves of all countries of the world).

10. Egypt has 77,000 kg of gold reserves (2018).


Law in Egypt

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1. Built-up speed allowed 60 km / h.

2. Outside the built-up area, the speed limit on the regular road is 90 km / h, and on highways from 100 to 120 km / h.

3. Zero tolerance for drivers driving a car “by glass”. You must have 0.0 promil.

4. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 22.5%, and for companies 22.5% (2018).

5. The tax on goods and services is 14% (2018).

6. In Egypt, the age of majority is reached at the age of 21.

7. In this country, women can get married at the age of 16, and men aged 18.

8. In this country, a person of 15 years of age is subject to criminal liability.

9. In this country, the formalities related to the establishment of the company last 19 days.

10. In 2016, a death penalty was imposed on over 44 people.


Education in Egypt

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1. In this country, compulsory education lasts 9 years.

2. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

3. The average IQ level is 81.

4. In this country there are 24.8% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 22 349 958 people).


Work in Egypt

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1. The minimum wage is 1 200 pound per month (data from 2014).

2. The amount of income tax in Egypt is 25%.

3. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 9.9% .

4. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 22.5%, and for companies 22.5% (2018).

5. In this country, the formalities related to the establishment of the company last 19 days.

6. The work week is 48 hours.


Best in Egypt

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1. The tallest building in the country is the TV tower in Al-Mahalla al-Kubra with a height of 323 meters.

2. The lowest located place in the country is Kattar – 133 m.p.p.

3. The most deadly disease in this country is heart failure.

4. The oldest dress in the world comes from Egypt and is over 5,000 years old.

5. Egypt has the largest population in the Arab world.

6. The ancient Egyptians were probably the first people to breed cattle.

7. The oldest brewery in the world was discovered in Hierakonpolis, which 5,700 years ago produced about 400 liters of beer at one time.

8. The highest peak is St. Matthew’s Mountain 2629 m above sea level.

9. Nil is the longest river.

10. Near the city of Edfu, the remains of a pyramid older than the Great Pyramid of Cheops were discovered.

11. The highest situated city in the country is Saint Catherine.

12. The Pyramids of Egypt is the oldest of the seven wonders of the ancient world, and the only one that has survived to this day.

13. The Egyptians were the first people who had a year consisting of 365 days, divided into 12 months.

14. Cairo is the most populated city in Africa (over 17 million inhabitants).

15. The lowest temperature: -15 °C was measured at Jabal Zubayr.

16. The highest temperature: 50.3 °C was measured in Kharga.


Army in Egypt

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1. The Egyptians were the first to use dogs on the battlefield. It was abandoned because the breeding was too expensive.

2. Pozycja w zestawieniu najlepszych armii świata:
2015 rok – 13 miejsce,
2018 rok – 12 miejsce.

3. Ilość żołnierzy:
2014 rok – 460 000 zawodowych i 800 000 rezerwistów,
2018 rok – 454 250 zawodowych i 875 000 rezerwistów.

4. Ilość sprzętu:
2014 rok – 4700 czołgów, 19000 wozów opancerzonych, 1100 samolotów odrzutowych i 245 śmigłowców,
2018 rok – 4940 czołgów, 15695 wozów opancerzonych, 1130 samolotów odrzutowych i 269 śmigłowców.

5. Wydatki na armię:
2014 rok – $4 500 000 000 (19 260 000 000 zł),
2018 rok – $4 400 000 000 (18 832 000 000 zł).

6. The naval fleet …
– in 2014 there were about 90 ships, in 2018 it was about < strong style = "color: green;"> 88 ships.


Society in Egypt

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1. 8 Egyptians have accumulated assets greater than a billion US dollars.

2. In Egypt, an average person consumes about 0.4 liters of pure alcohol per year.

3. The most beer is beer – 53.8%, then spirit – 40.3%, wine – 5.4%, and other alcoholic beverages – 0.5%.

4. In 2013, as a result of road accidents, 8,701 people lost their lives.

5. 5% of the population suffer from malnourishment (around 4 510 000 people).

6. The average IQ level is 81.

7. 33% of adults living in this country are overweight.

8. In this country, women having their first child on average 22.7 years old.

9. Kobieta rodzi średnio 2.8 dzieci.

10. In this country over 48 300 000 (2015) 49 231 493 (2018) people have access to internet (about 54% of the population).

11. About 27,000,000 (2015) 35,000,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

12. The population density is 81.2 people / km2.

13. The main religion is Islam.

15. 4 Egyptian citizens received the Nobel Prize.

16. In Egypt, according to statistics, an average of one person reads 64 minutes a day. This is the fifth result in the world.

17. The average age of people living in this country is 25.3 years.

18. W kraju tym jest około:
28 851 000 osób ( 31.89 %) w przedziale wiekowym 0-14 lat.
56 951 000 osób ( 62.95 %) w przedziale wiekowym 15-64 lat.
4 668 300 osób ( 5.16 %) mających ponad 65 lat.

19. In this country, about 2,072,000 children are born each year (2.3% of the population), and about 432,000 people die (0.5% of the population).

20. 35 people out of 1000 possess firearms.

21. 42% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

22. The La Femme beach in Marina is exclusively for women. Muslim women can freely use it.

23. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 92 cigarettes a month.

24. The average life expectancy in this country is 72.5 years (women – 75.8 years and men – 71.2 years).


Symbols of Egypt

1. The national alcohol is bouza – beer made from fermented wheat bread.

2. The national animal is the eagle of Saladin.


Customs in Egypt

1. Ancient red people were burned alive in ancient Egypt. It was a sacrifice for the god Osiris.


Sport in Egypt

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1. On February 1, 2012, during a football league match, there were riots during which 74 people died.


History of Egypt

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1. Ancient red people were burned alive in ancient Egypt. It was a sacrifice for the god Osiris.

2. Originally, the Statue of Liberty was to stand in Egypt, but it turned out to be too expensive.

3. On 13 December 2013, snow fell in Cairo. The last such situation took place over 100 years ago.

4. Because there are no vowels in all hieroglyphs, it is impossible to determine how ancient words were spoken.

5. The ancient Egyptians were probably the first people to breed cattle.

6. The ancient Egyptians knew about the existence of planets: Mercury, Venus, Saturn, Mars and Jupiter.

7. The oldest brewery in the world was discovered in Hierakonpolis, which 5,700 years ago produced about 400 liters of beer at one time.

8. Independence from Great Britain was obtained on February 28, 1922.

9. In this country, women have the right to vote since 1956.

10. The country joined the UN on October 24, 1945.

11. In ancient Egypt, such accurate records of Nile floods were carried out that they are now used by scientists to study the structure of atmospheric precipitation.

12. The ancient Egyptians worshiped over 1,000 different gods and goddesses. The most important was the sun god – Ra.

13. The Egyptians invented the clock.

14. The Pyramids of Egypt is the oldest of the seven wonders of the ancient world, and the only one that has survived to this day.

15. The Egyptians were the first people who had a year consisting of 365 days, divided into 12 months.


Language in Egypt

1. Because there are no vowels in all hieroglyphs, it is impossible to determine how ancient words were spoken.


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What is the highest peak in Egypt?

The highest peak in Egypt is St. Catherine’s Mountain (2629 m above sea level).

answer: Marta


What is the largest river in Egypt?

Nile is the largest river in Egypt.

answer: Marta


Which Egypt has national colors?

National colors: red, white and black.

answer: Marta


What is national alcohol?

The national alcohol is bouza – beer made from fermented wheat bread.

answer: Marta


What is the national animal?

The national animal is the eagle of Saladin.

answer: Marta


Which countries borders Egypt?

Egypt borders with such countries as Israel 266 km, Libya 115 km, Sudan 1 273 km.

answer: Marta


What is the average age of people living in this country?

The average age of people living in this country is 25.3 years.

answer: Marta


What is the minimum wage?

The minimum wage is 1 200 per month (data from 2014).

answer: Marta


What is the population density in Egypt?

The population density is 91 people per km2.

answer: Marta


What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?

The highest temperature: 50.3 ° C was measured in Kharga.

answer: Marta


What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?

The lowest temperature: -15 ° C was measured at Jabal Zubayr.

answer: Marta