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NEED TO KNOW

CAPITAL   Cairo
POPULATION   83,082,869
AREA   1,001,450 sq km
LANGUAGE   Arabic
CURRENCY   Egyptian Pound (EGP)

WHEN TO TRAVEL

Not a good time to travel   January
Good time to travel   February
Good time to travel   March
Best time to travel   April
Best time to travel   May
Good time to travel   June
Not a good time to travel   July
Not a good time to travel   August
Best time to travel   September
Best time to travel   October
Best time to travel   November
Good time to travel   December

CLIMATE
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TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

For current information on government travel advice, please refer to the U.S. Passports & International travel, the Canadian Travel Advice and Advisories, the Foreign & Commonwealth Office or the Australian Department of Foreign Affaires website.

For current information regarding health, recommended vaccines and the location of trustworthy doctors and medical clinics, please refer to the International Association for Medical Assistance to Travellers website.

AVERAGE ACCOMMODATION COST ($US)
  • 3 star hotel: $60
  • 4 star hotel: $130
  • 5 star hotel: $160
 Average in the good period to travel. Rates change throughout the year depending on high or low tourist seasons.
AVERAGE MEAL COST ($US)
  • Inexpensive restaurant: $4.35
  • Meal for 2, mid-range restaurant, 3 courses: $21.77
ELECTRICITY
Type C

220V / 50Hz

REASONS TO VISIT
  • Beach
  • Outdoor and Adventure
  • Family
  • Architecture and History
OFTEN PAIRED WITH
QUICK FACTS
  • Egypt is the driest African country with average annual rainfall of less than 51mm
  • Sudan is dotted with more ancient pyramids than Egypt
  • The first sailing boats were built in Egypt

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