Egypt is a country mainly in North Africa. It covers an area of about 1,010,000 km2 and borders the Mediterranean Sea , Gaza Strip , Israel , the Red Sea, Sudan and Libya. Egypt is one of the most populous countries in Africa and the Middle East. The great majority of its population live near the banks of the Nile River, which offers fertile land.
Egypt’s economy depends mainly on the media, petroleum exports, tourism and agriculture. Egypt also benefits from sea traffic passing through the Suez Canal. Egypt is famous for its ancient civilization monuments and 5000 years of recorded history. The IT sector has been expanding rapidly in the past few years, with many new start-ups conducting outsourcing business to North America and Europe.
Country Population: 75,500,662
Country Capital: Cairo
Country Currency: Egyptian pound