Egypt

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

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
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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