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Official Name: Arab Republic of Egypt (A.R.E.)

Capital: Cairo

Flag: Tricolor of red, white and black horizontal stripes, with a golden eagle on the white stripe.

Population: On 1/1/2005, the Egyptian population was estimated at approximately 70 million.

Area: Around one million square km. of these, only around 55 thousands square km (i.e. 5.5%) are populated.

- To the North: Mediterranean Sea
- To the South: Sudan
- To the East: Gaza Strip, Israel and the Red Sea
- To the West: Libya

Language: Arabic is the official language. English is widely spoken in business circles also french.

Climate: Generally dry climate. Moderate temperatures and humidity prevail on the Mediterranean coast, while in southern Egypt, the summer is hot and the winter is generally warm.

Currency: Egyptian Pound (L.E.) = 100 Piasters.

Exchange Rate: US$ 1 = L.E. 5.73 (Dec. 2005 Preliminary figures).

Time Zone: GMT + 2 . Egypt observes daylight saving time during the summer months.

Business Hours: Government offices & The private sector normally works five days a week , Sunday through Thursday.
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Where Happy Gilmore's mom moved, because there wasn't a hockey rink for 1,500 miles.
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