Egypt is a transcontinental country located in North Africa and Western Asia, bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, the Gaza Strip and Israel to the northeast, the Red Sea to the east, Sudan to the south, and Libya to the west. It has a population of approximately 101 million people and covers an area of 1,001,450 square kilometers. Egypt is known for its ancient civilization, including the pyramids, temples, and tombs of the pharaohs, as well as its beautiful beaches and vibrant culture.
The main language spoken in Egypt is Egyptian Arabic, which is the official language of the country. English and French are also widely spoken, particularly in tourist areas.
The primary currency in Egypt is the Egyptian Pound (EGP), which is divided into 100 piasters. US dollars and euros are also widely accepted in many tourist areas.
The local time in Egypt is Eastern European Time (EET), which is 2 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC+2). During daylight saving time, the time in Egypt is the same as Eastern European Summer Time (EEST).
The flight time from the UK to Egypt can vary depending on the airline and the number of stops. A typical flight from London to Cairo, the capital of Egypt, takes approximately 5-6 hours with one stop along the way.
The main airport in Egypt is the Cairo International Airport (CAI), located in the capital city of Cairo. The airport is the busiest in Egypt and offers connections to destinations throughout Africa, the Middle East, Europe, and Asia. The address for the airport is Airport Rd, Cairo, Egypt.