Information about Egypt
Population: 78.887.000 (est. 2006)
Capital: El Cairo (15 millon inhab.)
Official Languages: arabic
The flag carrier of Egypt is Egypt Air
Main cities: El Cairo, Alejandría, Luxor, Aswan, Abu Simbel and Hurghada
According to your nationality, before planning your trip, please check with the embassy or consulate of Egypt in your country of residence Egypt, if you need Visa in order to enter the country. Make sure to have the health insurance required and the valid passport, as well.
In addition to passport and visa, if you plan to travel to Egypt, whether for business or pleasure, we suggest to review the following information: International Airports - Airport Safety Rules - baggage allowance, size and weight restrictions - Most visited cities - Driving in Egypt - Electricity - Time Zone - Business hours - National Holidays - Weights and Measures - Rules of Etiquette and Commercial Practices
Currency: Pound (LE, £E, EGP)
Time Zone: (GMT+2) Summer Time (GMT+3)
Vaccination data up to july 2012:
- Obligatory vaccines: Yellow fever if coming from an endemic country.
- Recommended vaccines: Hepatitis A, Tetanus-diphtheria, Pertussis, MMR vaccine