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  • Area: 1,001,450 sq. km (386,662 sq. mi.)
  • Population: 94,666,993 (2016 est.)
  • Population growth rate: 2.51% (2016 est.)
  • Life expectancy: 72.7 years (2016)
  • Languages: Arabic (official), English and French widely understood by educated classes
  • Religions: Muslim (predominantly Sunni) 90%, Christian (majority Coptic Orthodox, other Christians include Armenian Apostolic, Catholic, Maronite, Orthodox, and Anglican) 10%
  • Formal name: Arab Republic of Egypt
  • Alternate names: Aegyptus, Ägypten, Aigyptos, Al Iqlīm al Janūbī, Al Iqlīm al Mişrī, Al Jumhūrīyah al ‘Arabīyah al Muttaḩidah, Al Jumhūrīyah al Miṣrīyah, Arab Republic of Egypt, Egitto, Egypte, El Masr, El Qutr el Masri, Jumhūrīyat Mişr al ‘Arabīyah, Mişr, Republic of Egy
  • Government type: presidential republic
  • Leaders: chief of state: President Abdelfattah Said ELSISI; head of government: Prime Minister Sherif ISMAIL
  • Capital: Cairo
  • Administrative divisions: 27 governorates
  • GDP per capita (PPP): $11,800 (2015 est.)
  • Exports: crude oil and petroleum products, fruits and vegetables, cotton, textiles, metal products, chemicals, processed food
  • Imports: machinery and equipment, foodstuffs, chemicals, wood products, fuels
  • Currency: Egyptian pound (EGP)

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