Egypt is a state in the northeast of Africa. The country also includes the Sinai Peninsula, which is geographically counted as Asia. Egypt borders the Mediterranean to the north, Israel to the northeast, the Red Sea to the east, Sudan to the south, and Libya to the west.

Official nameEgypte
Surface1.002.000 km²
time differenceUTC +3 / UTC +2
VolksliedBiladi, Biladi, Biladi
Aantal Rotterdammers geboren in dit land305

The Egyptian flag resembles the flags of Syria, Iraq, and Yemen and consists of three color strips, red, white, and black, with Saladin's golden eagle on the white strip. What the colors symbolize varies from bravado, struggle (red) to country, perseverance (black) and hope and peace (white).

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