Clothing

clothing light, preferably of cotton for the day and something of wrap for the night in that the temperature descends. We suggest comfortable shoes since many visits are made on foot through unpaved terrain. It is essential a hat, sunglasses, insect repellent against mosquitoes...

Climate

Egypt has an unusually hot, sunny and dry climate. Average high temperatures are high in the north but very to extremely high in the rest of the country during summer. The cooler Mediterranean winds consistently blow over the northern sea coast, which helps to get more moderated...

Religion

Egypt is a predominantly Sunni Muslim country with Islam as its state religion. The percentage of adherents of various religions is a controversial topic in Egypt. An estimated 90% are identified as Muslim, 9% as Coptic Christians, and 1% as other Christian denominations....

Languages

The official language of the Republic is Modern Standard Arabic. Arabic was adopted by the Egyptians after the Arab invasion of Egypt. The spoken languages are: Egyptian Arabic (68%), Sa’idi Arabic (29%), Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Arabic (1.6%), Sudanese Arabic (0.6%), Domari...

Overview of Egypt

The regularity and richness of the annual Nile River flood, along with semi-privacy provide deserts to the East and West, allowed the development of one of the great civilizations of the world. A unified Kingdom arose around 3200 BC and a series of dynasties ruled in Egypt for...