full name: Arab Republic of Egypt Egypt flag
capital city: Cairo
population: 88,487,396 (July 2015 est.)
official language: Arabic
business language: Egyptian Arabic, English
major religion: Islam, Christianity
intl.dialling code: +20
internet suffix: .eg
time zone: UTC/GMT + 2 hours
currency: 1 pound = 100 piastres
GDP - real growth rate: 2.2% (2014 est.)
GDP - per capita: $10,900 (2014 est.)
main export: Petroleum, petroleum products and cotton
government: Republic
head of state: President Abdelfattah Said ELSISI
prime minister: Sherif ISMAIL