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Egypt
(5,585 words)

Jumhūriyyat Misr Al ‘Arabiyyah (The Arab Republic of Egypt)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

102,941,000

Area

1,000,000 sq. km (390,000 sq. mi)

Population density

100/sq. km (270/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

1.88% (per 1,000: births 22, deaths 6)

Under 15 years

33%

Urban dwellers

43% (1.90% p.a.)

Largest cities

Cairo 20,901,000; Alexandria 5,281,000; Port Said 737,000; Suez 638,000; Mansoura 556,000; plus 8 over 300,000

Languages & people…

Cite this page
“Egypt”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 17 September 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02EGY>
First published online: 2020



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