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Egypt

Average temperature, rainfall and snowfall information is available for the following climate stations in Egypt

• CAIRO INTL AIRPORT
• ALEXANDRIA
• PORT SAID
• LUXOR
• ASWAN
• SHARM EL SHEIKHINTL

 

Official name: Arab Republic of Egypt
Capital: Cairo
Area: total: 1,001,450 sq km
land: 995,450 sq km
water: 6,000 sq km
Climate: desert; hot, dry summers with moderate winters
Location: Northern Africa, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Libya and the Gaza Strip, and the Red Sea north of Sudan, and includes the Asian Sinai Peninsula
Geographic coordinates: 27 00 N, 30 00 E
Comparative Area: slightly more than three times the size of New Mexico
Land boundaries: total: 2,665 km
border countries: Gaza Strip 11 km, Israel 266 km, Libya 1,115 km, Sudan 1,273 km
Coastline: 2,450 km
Terrain: vast desert plateau interrupted by Nile valley and delta
Elevation extremes: lowest point: Qattara Depression -133 m
highest point: Mount Catherine 2,629 m


Map of Egypt

Map of Egypt

 

 


 

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