Egypt



Egypt Listen/ˈiːdʒɪpt/, officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, Arabic:  جمهوريّة مصر العربيّة, is a country mainly in North Africa, with the Sinai Peninsula forming a land bridge in Southwest Asia. Egypt is thus a transcontinental country, and a major power in Africa, the Mediterranean Basin, the Middle East and the Muslim world.

NameEgypt
Top Level Domain
.eg
Alpha2 CodeEG
Alpha3 CodeEGY
Calling Codes
20
CapitalCairo
Alt Spellings
EG
Arab Republic of Egypt
RegionAfrica
SubregionNorthern Africa
Population91290000
Latlng
27
30
DemonymEgyptian
Area1002450
Gini30.8
Timezones
UTC+02:00
Borders
ISR
LBY
SDN
Native Nameمصر‎
Numeric Code818
Currencies
CodeEGP
NameEgyptian pound
Symbol£
Languages
Iso639_1ar
Iso639_2ara
NameArabic
Native Nameالعربية
Translations
DeÄgypten
EsEgipto
FrÉgypte
Jaエジプト
ItEgitto
BrEgito
PtEgipto
NlEgypte
HrEgipat
Faمصر
Flaghttps://restcountries.eu/data/egy.svg
Regional Blocs
AcronymAU
NameAfrican Union
Other Acronyms
Other Names
الاتحاد الأفريقي
Union africaine
União Africana
Unión Africana
Umoja wa Afrika
AcronymAL
NameArab League
Other Acronyms
Other Names
جامعة الدول العربية
Jāmiʻat ad-Duwal al-ʻArabīyah
League of Arab States
CiocEGY

Cities

Cairo

Alexandria

Luxor

Port Said

Suez

Destinations

Amun Temple Enclosure

St Catherine's Monastery

Temple Of Horus

Temple Of Seti I

Great Temple Of Ramses II

Temple Of Isis

White Desert National Park

Valley Of The Kings

Pyramids Of Giza

Egyptian Museum

Saqqara

Karnak

Tomb Of Seti I (KV 17)

Museum Of Islamic Art

Temples Of Abu Simbel

Abydos

Mt Sinai

Dendara

Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Medinat Habu

Luxor Museum

Monastery Of St Anthony

Tomb Of Ramses VI (KV 9)

Monastery Of St Paul

Alexandria National Museum

Al Azhar Mosque

Blue Hole

Sharia Al Muizz Li Din Allah

Nubia Museum

Coptic Museum

Red Monastery

Tombs Of The Nobles

Necropolis Of Al Bagawat

Mastaba Of Ti

Aswan Botanical Gardens

Fortress Of Shali

Khan Al Khalili

Mahmoud Said Museum

Imhotep Museum

Mosque-Madrassa Of Sultan Hassan

Tombs Of Sennofer & Rekhmire

Sha’ab Samadai

Madrassa & Mausoleum Of Qalaun

Thistlegorm

Al Hayz Water Education Center

Qasr Al Labakha

Ras Mohammed National Park

Beni Hasan

Tentmakers Market

Ras Um Sid

Thomas Reef

Ruins Of Abu

Tuna Al Gebel

Al Azhar Park

Wadi Al Hittan

Serapeum

Manial Palace

Unfinished Obelisk

Mosque Of Qaitbey

Cairo Tower

Red Pyramid

Aisha Fahmy Palace

Tomb Of Amenemhat (No 2)

Bab Zuweila

Badr’s Museum

Qarat Al Muzawwaqa

Ain Gomma

Dunraven

Gota Abu Ramada

Hurghada Marina

Ottoman Fortress

Great Pyramid Of Khufu

Sphinx

Luxor Temple

Step Pyramid Of Zoser

Memorial Temple Of Hatshepsut

Temple Of Kom Ombo & Crocodile Museum

Tomb Of Tutankhamun (KV 62)

Colossi Of Memnon

Ramesseum

Gebel Silsila

Temple Of Khnum

Tomb Of Ramses III (KV 11)

Black Desert

Kalabsha Temple

Deir Al Medina

Tomb Of Nefertari

Tomb Of Tuthmosis III (KV 34)

Pyramid Of Khafre

Gilf Kebir

Pyramid Of Menkaure

Osireion

Great Sand Sea

Steps Of Repentance

Dahshur

Bir Wahed

Valley Of The Queens

Gebel Uweinat

Cleopatra’s Beach

Shark & Jolanda Reefs

Shiatta

Monastery Museum

Elphinstone

Catacombs Of Kom Ash Shuqqafa

Tombs Of The Nobles

Pyramid Of Unas

Tanis

Elephantine Island

Deir Al Muharraq

Birqash Camel Market

Northern Cemetery

Pompey’s Pillar & The Temple Of Serapeum

South Saqqara

Carter’s House & The Replica Tomb Of Tutankhamun

Ras Abu Gallum Protectorate

Al Kab Tombs

Tomb Of Amenhotep II (KV 35)

Tomb Of Horemheb (KV 57)

Wadi Rayyan Protected Area

Tomb Of Ay

Nabq Protectorate

Hanging Church

Citadel

Qasr Al Ghueita

Deir Anba Bishoi

Kom Al Dikka

Seheyl

Tomb Of Tuthmosis IV (KV 43)

Mosque Of Ibn Tulun

Gayer-Anderson Museum

Gebel Al Mawta

Church Of St Sergius & Bacchus

White Monastery

Tomb Of Merenptah (KV 8)

Tomb Of Tawosret/Sethnakht (KV 14)

Tomb Of Ramses IV (KV 2)

Tombs Of Menna

Qasr Ibrim

Tombs Of Ramose

Fort Qaitbey

Cheops Boat Museum

Temple Of The Oracle

Nilometer

Temple Of Hathor

Deir Abu Makar

Aswan Museum

Commonwealth War Cemetery

Agiba Beach

Wissa Wassef Art Centre

Tell Al Amarna

Madrassa & Mausoleum Of As Salih Ayyub

Bent Pyramid

Mosque Of Abu Abbas Al Mursi

Tomb Of Mentuherkhepeshef (KV 19)

Perception Mural

Beit El Suhaymi

Temple Of Amada

Sharia As Souq

Tomb Of Ramses IX (KV 6)

Umm Kulthum Museum & Monastirli Palace

Speos Artemidos

Temple Of Hibis

Deir El Sourian

Sharia Al Gamaliyya

Cave Of St Anthony

Ben Ezra Synagogue

Animalia

Cavafy Museum

Qarat Qasr Salim

Bab Al Futuh

Tomb Of Amunherkhepshef

Qasr Ad Dush

Tomb Of Akhethotep & Ptahhotep

Mamoura Beach

Eastern Cemetery

Tomb Of Titi

Fekra

Daraw Camel Market

Tomb Of Panehsy (No 6)

Serabit Al Khadim

Gebel Dist

Mit Rahina

Qila Al Dabba

Baron's Palace

Deir Al Haggar

Mosque Of Sayyidna Al Hussein

Church Of St Simeon The Tanner

Fatnas Spring

Roman Towers

Ramses Train Station

Theban Community Library

Tomb Of Baqet (No 15)

Tomb Of Kagemni

Church Of The Transfiguration

Monastery Of Al Kashef

Museo Mevlevi

Tomb Of Seti II (KV 15)

Beit Al Wali

Gebel Al Ingleez

House Of Amasyali

Aga Khan Mausoleum

Tomb Of Petosiris

Nilometer Of Khnum

Bir Al Gabal

Temple Of Ramses II

Tomb Of Ay (No 25)

Antiquities Museum

Greek Orthodox Monastery & Church Of St George

Tomb Of Sennedjem

Mosque Of Aslam Al Silahdar

Shaat Al Hanna

Gharb Seheyl

Mahmoud Mukhtar Museum

Mosque Of Mohammed Ali

Temple Of Ramses II

Convent Of The Holy Virgin

War Museum

Midan Al Hussein

Cairo Marriott Hotel

Tomb Of Khnumhotep (No 3)

Gardens

Mosque Of Qijmas Al Ishaqi

Corniche

Wikala Of Al Ghouri

Mosque Of An Nasir Mohammed

Mosque-Madrassa Of Al Ghouri

Temple Of Dakka

Deir Al Baramouse

Madrassa & Mausoleum Of Barquq

Mosque Of Al Mu’ayyad Shaykh

Mausoleum Of Al Ghouri

Wadi Gimal Protectorate

Tomb Of Kheti (No 17)

Tomb Of Ahmose (No 3)

Madrassa & Mausoleum Of An Nasir Mohammed

Church Of St Barbara

Fayoum Pottery School

St Katherine Protectorate

Gebel Serbal

Wikala Al Bazara

Museum Of Modern Art

Khanqah-Mausoleum Of Farag Ibn Barquq

Terbana Mosque

Egyptian Textile Museum

Ain Umm Al Dabadib

Tomb Of Pennut

Midaq Alley

Mosque Of Al Aqmar

Cleopatra’s Spring

Mosque-Sabil Of Suleiman Silahdar

Blue Mosque

Pyramid Of Teti

Coloured Canyon

Old Mosque

Western Cemetery

Sha'ab Abu Nuhas

Al Kharga Museum Of Antiquities

Sabil-Kuttab Of Abdel Rahman Katkhuda

Qasr Al Zayyan

Townhouse Gallery

Tomb Of Inherka

Sharm El Luli

Mosque Of Al Maridani

Complex Of Sultan Ashraf Barsbey

Kingston

Sharia Al Muski

Caravanserai

Wadi Al Hittan Fossil & Climate Change Museum

Mosque Of Ar Rifai

Emari Minaret

Speos Of Horemheb

Amphoras

Suez Canal House

Temple Of Maharraqa

Umm Qamar

Zawiyyet Al Mayyiteen

Al Sahaba Mosque

Shipyards

Sinker

Old Town Of Mut

Rommel's Beach

Shark Observatory

Abu Shuruf

Gordon Reef

Tower

Bells

Tomb Of Si Amun

Gabr El Bint

Mayet El Wishwashi

Mangrove Channel

Az Zeitun

Wadi Mukattab

Giftun Islands

Beni Suef Museum

Umm Sid

Forest Of Pillars

Hammam Inal

Tomb Of Mereruka

Eel Garden

Rocky Island

Canyon

Main Beach

Shark Observatory Clifftop

Ras Za’atir

Lighthouse Reef

Jackson Reef

Tomb Of Mahu (No 9)

Ain Bishay

Bir Sitta

Contemporary Image Collective

El Jaffara

Temple Of Kertassi

Tomb Of Senegemib-Inti

Tomb Of Meresankh III

Ain Al Arais

Islands

Qubbet Al Hawa

Ain Qurayshat

Sha’ab Al Erg

Nuweiba Beach

Tomb Of Mesu-Isis

Shedwan Island

Swimming Beach

Middle Garden

Banana Island

Pyramid Of Djedkare

Ain Umm Ahmed

Ras Mumlach

Tomb Of Peshedu

Khashaba Beach

Far Garden

Bab Al Mahruq

Marsa Bareika Beach

Near Garden

Aqaba Beach

Salt Lake

Gebel Barga

Old Quay Beach

Wadi Huweiyit

Jolanda Bay

Bir Qalamoun

Midan Tahrir

Karanis

Al Kab

Akhmim

Mosque Of Al Hakim

Midan Talaat Harb

Midan Ataba

Lake Qarun

Berenice

Pyramid Of Hawara

Pyramid Of Neferirkare

Deir Al Adhra

Monastery Of St Simeon

New Gurna

Aswan Dam

Tombs Of Mir

Pyramid Of Meidum

Royal Tomb Of Akhenaten

Montazah Palace Gardens

Tombs Of Khonsu

Italian Memorial

Abdeen Palace

Mummification Museum

Eliyahu Hanavi Synagogue

Temple Of Bubastis

Medinat Madi

Tombs Of Roy & Shuroy

Aswan High Dam

Wadi Hammamat

Mosque Of Amr Ibn Al As

Fatimid Cemetery

Tomb Of Ramses VII (KV 1)

Open-Air Museum

Qasr Qarun

Khafre’s Valley Temple

Pyramid Of Sekhemkhet

Assasif Tombs

Tomb Of Ramses I (KV 16)

Mr & Mrs Mahmoud Khalil Museum

Pyramid Of Sahure

Central City

Mons Porphyrites

National Museum Of Egyptian Civilisation

German Memorial Beach

Western Quarry

Golden Mummies Museum

Mastaba Of Al Faraun

Royal Sun Temples Of Abu Ghorab

Museum Of Modern Egyptian Art

Beit Zeinab Al Khatoun

Mut Temple Enclosure

Bilad Ar Rum

Khanqah & Mausoleum Of Sultan Beybars Al Gashankir

Mons Claudianus

Abu Sir

Egyptian Railways Museum

Fort Of Qaitbey

Khayrbek Complex

German War Memorial

Tombs Of Neferronpet

Asyut Barrage

Temple Of Ain Al Muftella

Museum Of Islamic Ceramics

Herakleion-Thonis

Carpet & Clothes Market

National Military Museum

Cleopatra's Palace

Mosque-Madrassa Of Umm Sultan Sha’aban

Montu Temple Enclosure

Shar Hashamaim Synagogue

Nilometer Of Satet

Rachid Museum

Tomb Of Khaemwaset

Site Of The Massacre Of The Mamluks

Hosh Al Kenzi

October War Panorama

Uruba Palace

House Of Abu Shaheen

Pyramid Of Al Lahun

Pyramid Of Userkaf

Andalus Garden

Oasis Heritage Museum

Sabil Of Muhammed Ali Pasha

Sabil Of Umm Mohammed Ali

Ismailia Museum

Tomb Of Horemheb

Tomb Of Bannentiu

Baris Al Gedida

Mosque Of Al Sayyed Ahmed Al Badawi

Mausoleum Of Shagaret Al Durr

Pharos Island

Pyramid Of Raneferef

Postal Museum

Black Pyramid

Burning Bush

Faran Mosque

Nile Museum

World Of Shadi Abdel Salam

Pyramid Of Pepi II

Tomb Of Zed Amun Ef Ankh

De Lesseps’s House

Ethnographic Museum

Philosophers' Circle

Tomb Of Siptah (KV 47)

Ras El Tin Palace

Coptic Cemetery

Rock Carvings

Temple Of Derr

Palace Of Amenhotep III

Monastery Of St Jeremiah

Small Crack

Military Museum

Dr Ragab’s Pharaonic Village

Shaati Al Gharam

Tomb Of Huya (No 1)

Bluff Point

Amir Taz Palace

Tombs Of Kheruef & Ankhhor

Groppi’s

Temple Of An Nadura

Manuscript Museum

Wadi Degla Protectorate

Bein Al Qasreen

Pharaoh’s Island

Shrines Of Sayyida Atika & Mohammed Al Gaafari

Pyramid Of Nyuserra

Fayoum Art Center Residency

Planetarium

Obelisk Of Senusert

Akhenaten Museum

Rommel's Cave Museum

Barrameya

Salem Express

Coptic Orthodox Church

Qasr Beshtak

Art From People To People

Tomb Of Meryre I (No 4)

Miami Beach

Hammam Musa

Tomb Of Niperpathot

Simon Arzt Department Store Building

Jewish Cemetery

Ashrafi Islands

Hamada

Abu Nuss Lake

Sataya Reef

Bir Al Mattar

Menkaure's Valley Temple

Pyramid Of Queen Khentkawes II

Tomb Of Ipuy

Queens' Pyramids

Shrine Of Sayyida Ruqayya

Tomb Of Penthu (No 5)

Pyramid Of Merenre

Pyramid Of Pepi I

Tomb Of Isadora

Sha’ab Sharm

House Of Siwa Museum

North Palace

Garden Of Freedom & Friendship

Bab An Nasr

Tomb Of Kitines

Granary

Sheikh Awad

Panorama Reef

St Joseph's Church

Siyul Kebira

Ras Shaitan

Menkaure's Funerary Temple

Bir Al Ramla

Queens' Pyramids

Bible Society Building

Tomb Of Pasha Hindi

Stone Plinth

Wadi Sheikh Atiya

Italian Consulate

Jackfish Alley

Stingray Station

Franciscan Compound

Tomb Of Seshemnufer IV

Alternatives

Tomb Of Meryre II (No 2)

Italian Insurance Building

Gabalaya Park & Aquarium

Old Canal Shipping Agency Building

Qarat Al Hilwa

Turtle Bay

Ain Al Furtega

Dune

Sohag National Museum

Tomb Of The Crocodile

Ethnographic Museum

Shag Rock

Heliopolis Basilica

Lido

Mosque Of Gamal Ad Din

Solar Barque Pits

Mashrabia Gallery

Gezira Arts Centre

Cairo Atelier

Woolworth's Building

Tarabin Beach

Wikala Of Sultan Qaitbey

Cairo Stock Exchange

Tomb Of The Unknown Soldier

Ain Khudra

Carpet-Making Cooperative

Omar Makram Mosque

Abu Mena

Tomb Of Sayyed Al Shadhili

Police Museum

Bibliotheca Alexandrina El Gouna

Waterwheels

Sikait

Temple Of Umm Ubayd

Cairo Zoo

Monastery Of St Mena The Miracle Giver

Frazer Tombs

Stanley Beach

King Farouk's Rest House

Ezbekiyya Gardens

Nugrus

Tanta Museum

El Qadim

El Kaf

Shorbagi Mosque

Garden Of The Stelae

Hurghada Public Beach

Gawhara Palace & Museum

Al Fath Mosque

Temple Of Alexander

Karba Matthba

Mosque Of Al Qaid Ibrahim

Old Police Station

Public Beach

Carriage Museum

Arab League Building

Tomb Of Ankhmahor

Mosque Of Suleiman Pasha

War Memorial

Statue Of Mohammed Ali

Ruins



It is possible for most tourists and visitors to obtain an entry visa at any of the Major Ports of Entry for about US$20.

Passport holders from all EU countries, Australia, Canada, Croatia, Georgia, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, Macedonia, Malaysia, Republic of Korea, Russian Federation, Serbia, Ukraine and USA, can obtain a visa on arrival.

Visitors entering Egypt at the overland border post to Taba (from Israel) to visit Gulf of Aqaba coast and St. Catherine can be exempted from visa and granted a free residence permit for fourteen days to visit the area.

The following are exempt from visa requirement when visiting Egypt:
Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Libya, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria and the United Arab Emirates.

Citizens of the following countries are required to be in possession of a pre-arrival visa: Afghanistan, Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Chechnya, Croatia, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Iran, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kirghizia, Lebanon, Macau, Macedonia, Malaysia, Moldavia, Montenegro, Morocco, Pakistan, Palestine, The Philippines,Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, Sri-Lanka, Tadzhikistan, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan and all African countries.

NOTE: If you are NOT arriving by air or sea (red sea), then you may need to organize a visa beforehand. If you are traveling overland from Sudan, you will need to arrange a visa before arrival. 

Egypt visa information

Egypt foreign affairs

Egyptian Embassies and consulates

Foreign embassies in Egypt


Note: Please confirm details with embassy because policies do change with time









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