General Information

Known worldwide for its pyramids and deep-rooted history, Egypt has a 7,000-year history.

The Keops Pyramid, one of the seven wonders of the world, is located in Egypt.

Cairo is the capital; It is the largest city in the Arab world and Africa. It is the heart of the country in terms of art, tourism and culture.

The official language is Arabic.

Egyptian pound is used as the currency.

There is no time difference between Egypt and Turkey.

Egypt is among the countries that require a visa, you must have applied for a visa and have received a visa to Egypt before you left.

Location / Location

It is located in North Africa. It borders Libya to the west and Sudan to the south. The part of the country on the Asian peninsula is adjacent to Palestine and Israel over the Sinai Peninsula. The Nile River, which passes through Egypt, empties its waters into the Mediterranean.

Most Visited Cities

Cairo, Alexandria, Suez, Port Saind, Luxor, Aswan, Dimyat, Hurghada, Sharm El Sheikh, Dahab, Marsa Matruh

Climate / Weather

The climate is warm and dry. It is seen in two seasons. The winter months are not harsh but rather soft. The temperature rises to 43 degrees in the south and drops to 15 degrees in the winter. The temperature difference between the day and night in the country is also quite high.

When to Go

The period with the highest number of visitors in terms of tourism is between December and February. Since the summer season is very hot, it is not preferred.

Country Cuisine / What to Eat and Drink

They have one of the most authentic cuisines in North Africa. More fish and seafood along the coastline, rice and poultry in the Nile River Delta, and lamb, mutton and legumes are mostly consumed in the desert.