In the north-eastern angle of Africa between Libya and the
Red Sea opposite to
the Mediterranean, Egypt extends over 1 million km2 frontiers with Sudan, Libya
Cairo, 16 millions of inhabitants.
Population and religion
64 millions of inhabitants, 90% of Moslems and 10% of Christians, mostly
belonging to the Coptic Church.
Climate and clothes
Moderate climate at the coasts and the delta,
hot in the south and the west.
night is cold in winter.
Light clothes (woolen at night).
Protection against the sun.
Shoes fit for long walks.
Arabic is the official language, English and French are spoken in touristic