The Arab Republic of Egypt is a country in northeast Africa. Egypt is with over 90 million inhabitants the third country in Africa in terms of population. The country is famous for its old pyramids, the Nile river and the big cities Cairo and Alexandria. One of the most famous pyramid spots, Giza, is not far from the capital Cairo. Egypt is a popular tourist destination for travellers from Europe and the Middle East. Cairo Airport is Egypt’s largest airport while Hurghada Airport and Sharm El Sheikh Airport are really popular airports for holiday trips.
Time zone: Eastern European Time +2
National Day: 23 July