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Geography and people:
Egypt is located in the northeastern corner of Africa and covers an area of 386,000 square miles. Only about 5% of the country is inhabited along the banks of the River Nile.
Egypt's population are about 70 million, they have warm hospitality and have a distinct sense of humor. They have respect and a liking for foreigners, and a deep sense of tolerance for other races, religions and nationalities.
Language:
Arabic is Egypt's official language. However, most Egyptians understand and speak English and French. In larger towns, the foreign visitors will encounter no difficulty in communicating with the people.
Weather:
Most seasons are the ideal to visit Egypt as temperatures vary between 60 and 80 Fahrenheit, Only summer months are hot, 80 105 Fahrenheit; however, the air is dry and humidity is low.
In Alexandria, on the Mediterranean Sea, the months from May to October have the best weather in the Middle East area.
 
Currency:
The basic unit of currency is the Egyptian pound divided into 100 piaster. Banknotes: 25, 50 (piaster), 1, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 (Egyptian pounds). Silver coins: 5, 10, 20, 25 piaster. Fluctuating exchange rate stands now approximately at one U.S. $ = 5.8 Egyptian pounds.