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Bodies of Water:
Mediterranean Sea (North)
Red Sea (East)
1,001,450 km2 (99.4% land, 0.6% water)
Vast desert plateau
Central river valley and delta
Mount Catherine (2,629 m)
Qattara Depression (-133 m)
Heads of State:
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi
Head of Government:
Prime Minister Mustafa Madbouly
28 February 1922 (from the United Kingdom)
Bilady, Bilady, Bilady
GDP Per Capita
£ (Egyptian Pound)
$1 (USD) = £ (Egyptian Pound)17.90
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There is a field of study that focuses only on Egypt and its history, known as Egyptology.
Taking a fist with your thumb pointing outward and rubbing it on the palm of your other hand is usually accompanied with teasing of some sort.
To show embarrassment or secondhand embarrassment, Egyptians will bite their index finger lightly.
Shaking your hand around in a circle (like you’re holding a ball) shows confusion.