Egypt is a country that is partially in Africa and partially in Asia.

Here are some facts about Egypt:

  • Official Language: Arabic
  • Capital&largest city: Cairo
  • Population is 79 million as of March 2009
  • It is 387,048sq.miles(1,002,450sq.kilometers)big
  • Currency: Egyptian Pound

Climate Edit

  • Doesen't get much rainfall except winter.
  • Summer temperatures average 80-90F. Maximum is 109F.

History Edit

Ancient EgyptEdit

  • The 1st dynasty was created C.3150BC

Independent EgyptEdit

  • Became independent from the United Kingdom on February 28,1922

Republican EgyptEdit

  • Became a republic on June 18, 1953