Health

Emergency telephone numbers
  • Medical emergency: 123
  • Police: 122
  • Fire dept: 180

Practical information

Capital
Cairo
Major towns and cities
Alexandria, Aswan, Hurghada, Sinai, Luxor
Official languages
Arabic
Population
81.7 million
Currency

Egyptian pound (EGP)
Check the exchange rate

Time zone
UTC +2
Country code
+20 +area code +number of the person you are calling

Tourism & local way of life

Climate
Hot, dry Mediterranean climate. <br/> Desert climate in the South.
Best time to visit
October to March

Partenaires

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