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Aerial View of Cairo - Photo by Bakar_88 - CC-BY

Population (2006).................................................78,887,007
GDP per capita 2006 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$)........... 4,200
GDP 2006 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$ billions)................ 328
Unemployment.....................................................................12%
Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 2
Labor force (%) ....... 2
 

 

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Islamic Cairo - Photo by Argenberg - CC-BY

Total Area..................................................................._______ sq. mi.
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 46
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 66
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 51
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) .............................15
Access to safe water (% of population) ..................................... 84
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ...........................................47


 

Go to Egypt Capital City Cairo City Profile - To Egypt History

Background Note: Egypt  __ A full national profile with Egyptian history, culture, economy, maps and more. - illustrated - From U.S. State Department - http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/5309.htm

The Bibliotheca Alexandrina __ The modern Library of Alexandria. "The Bibliotheca Alexandrina is a place of learning, dialogue and tolerance. This vast complex of culture and scientific excellence includes..." Now, you have to find out what? - illustrated - From bibalex.org - http://www.bibalex.org/English/index.aspx

Cairo Times __ Online English language weekly newspaper. - illustrated - From Cairo times - http://www.cairotimes.com/ 

Colleges and Universities - Egypt __ List of schools with direct contact links. - From Christina DeMello - http://www.mit.edu:8001/people/cdemello/eg.html

Country Profile: Egypt __ A general overview including history, political structure, culture, leaders, media, and more. "Egypt's ancient past and the fact that it was one of the first Middle Eastern countries to open up to the West following Napoleon's invasion means that it is seen by many as the intellectual and cultural leader in the region. The head of Cairo's Al-Azhar Mosque is one of the highest authorities in Sunni Islam." - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/country_profiles/737642.stm 

Economist.com | Country Briefings: Egypt  __ You will find news, Egypt country profile, forecasts, statistics and more, with many click-to-read articles and resources. - From economist.com - http://www.economist.com/countries/Egypt/

Economy of Egypt __ "A series of International Monetary Fund arrangements, coupled with massive external debt relief resulting from Egypt's participation in the Gulf War coalition, helped Egypt improve its macroeconomic performance during the 1990s." An encyclopedic article about the economy of Egypt along with links to related materials. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Egypt

 

Economy Of Egypt, Egypt Economy Overview, Statistics on Egypt ... __ Find an Egypt economy overview, statistics on Egyptian economy, Egypt economic profile, Egypt's place in the world economy and more. - From economywatch.com - http://www.economywatch.com/world_economy/egypt/index.html 

Egypt __ An excellent tool for anthropology and historical research. "Handbook Series sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army between 1986 and 1998. Each study offers a comprehensive description and analysis of the country or region's historical setting, geography, society, economy, political system, and foreign policy." - From Library of Congress - http://countrystudies.us/egypt/ 
 
Egypt __ A good overview of Egypt, history, government, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107484.html

Egypt __ "In the fifth century BC Herodotus wrote that 'nowhere are there so many marvellous things' as in Egypt, 'nor in the world besides are to be seen so many things of unspeakable greatness' - and not too much has changed. Since long before the birth of Christ, travellers have been drawn to this extraordinary country and its pyramids, Sphinx, ancient Luxor and River Nile. It's not just the Pharaonic monuments either - it's the legacy of the Greeks and Romans, the churches and monasteries of the early Christians, and the overwhelming profusion of art and architecture accumulated from centuries of successive Islamic dynasties." History, culture, statistics, more. - From Lonely Planet - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/africa/egypt/

Egypt: Geography, Maps and Information __ You will find a collection of resources including Egyptian geography, maps of Egypt and links to related articles. - From about.com - http://geography.about.com/library/maps/blegypt.htm 



Egypt Guide, Magazine, Egyptian Community and Egypt Travel, Tour and Vacation Guide __ The official tourism website for Egypt. "Egypt is an exciting country, both for its antiquities, and modern high culture. Tour Egypt is an Egypt guide with over 15,000 pages of information about every aspect of travel, ancient and modern Egypt." Well, with 15,000 pages involved, you are going to have to look at some of them yourself to find out what is there. Maps, images and much more. - illustrated - From InterCity Oz - http://www.touregypt.net/

Egypt Photos __ You will find galleries of click-to-enlarge photo images, pictures of Egypt. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Africa/Egypt/

Egypt Photos and Pictures __ Many click-to-view and click-to-enlarge photographs and galleries of Egypt. - illustrated - From touregypt.net - http://www.touregypt.net/userphotos.htm 
 
Egypt State Information Service __ What a resource? Hundreds of pages of information about Egypt. It would seem that the modern Egyptians think much like the ancient ones did. Bigger is better. Official Egyptian websites certainly are large. - illustrated - From the Egyptian Government - http://www.sis.gov.eg/

Egypt Today - The Magazine of Egypt __ English language magazine covers Egyptian news, tourism, politics, people, and culture. - illustrated - From egypttoday.com - http://www.egypttoday.com/

Egypt Video Clips __ You will find video clips related to the country. 'Caution' only a few of the video clips have been reviewed by archaeolink.com. There may be material in others some would find objectionable. - From searchforvideo.com - http://www.searchforvideo.com/countries/egypt/

Egyptian Government Services Portal __ Information about the Egyptian governments more than 700 services provided by the various ministries. - illustrated - From egypt.gov.eg - http://www.egypt.gov.eg/english/

The Egyptian Presidency __ Meet the President, read his biography and learn about modern Egyptian history. You will find articles on the Presidential palaces, a country profile and news desk. - illustrated - From Egyptian Government - http://www.presidency.gov.eg/
 
 

Ministry of Foreign Affairs - The Arab Republic of Egypt __ "The Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs dates back to the year 1826 when Mohamed Ali (Waly of Egypt between 1805 and 1848) established what was then called (Diwan of Commerce and Foreign Affairs)." You will learn about Egyptian foreign policy, treaties and more. - illustrated - From Egyptian Government - http://www.mfa.gov.eg/

Pictures of Egypt __ "Picture gallery with 720 Egypt travel pictures" - illustrated - From traveljournals.net - http://www.traveljournals.net/pictures/egypt/

 
 

 

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