Geopolitical map of Egypt

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CapitalPopulationArea
Cairo 80,471,869 1,001,450
Country codePhone CodeLocal HourTime zone
EG +20 21:07:26 Africa/Cairo
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4 countries share a border with Egypt

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Some data about Egypt

Egypt is a country of 80,471,869 inhabitants, with an area of ​1,001,450 km2, its capital is Cairo and its time zone is "Africa/Cairo". Its ISO code is "EG" in 2 positions and "EGY" in 3 positions.

To be able to make a telephone call to Egypt, you must dial your telephone code, which is 20. The currency used in Egypt is the "Pound" (EGP).

The administrative subdivision of Egypt (administrative division) is made up of 27 Muhafazat (level 1) and 330 Markzes (level 2). Egypt has 38 cities with more than 100,000 inhabitants and 3 cities with more than one million inhabitants.

Above you have a geopolitical map of Egypt with a precise legend on its biggest cities, its road network, its airports, railways and waterways. Do not hesitate to click on the map of Egypt to access a zoom level and finer details.

Egypt shares borders with Israel, Libya, Palestinian Territory and Sudan.

Proportion of cities by number of inhabitants in Egypt

Number of cities by importance (population) in Egypt. Considering cities with a population of more than 100 000, 200 000, 500 000 and 1 million inhabitants, with the percentage of the population that these cities represent.

> 100k inhabitants > 200k inhabitants > 500k inhabitants > 1 million inhabitants
38 21 4 3
27.6 % 24.7 % 18.1 % 17.4 %
  • The 38 most important cities represent 27.6% of the entire population
  • The 21 most important cities represent 24.7% of the entire population
  • The 4 most important cities represent 18.1% of the entire population
  • The 3 most important cities represent 17.4% of the entire population

Administrative division of Egypt

Administrative subdivisionsAdministrative level
27 Muhafazat1
330 Markzes2

List of first-order administrative division in Egypt

  • Muḩāfaz̧at al Iskandarīyah
  • Muḩāfaz̧at Aswān
  • Muḩāfaz̧at Asyūţ
  • Beheira Governorate
  • Muḩāfaz̧at Banī Suwayf
  • Cairo Governorate
  • Muḩāfaz̧at ad Daqahlīyah
  • Damietta Governorate
  • Muḩāfaz̧at al Fayyūm
  • Muḩāfaz̧at al Gharbīyah
  • Muḩāfaz̧at al Jīzah
  • Ismailia Governorate
  • Kafr ash Shaykh
  • Muḩāfaz̧at al Uqşur
  • Muḩāfaz̧at Maţrūḩ
  • Muḩāfaz̧at al Minyā
  • Muḩāfaz̧at al Minūfīyah
  • Muḩāfaz̧at al Wādī al Jadīd
  • Muḩāfaz̧at Shamāl Sīnā’
  • Muḩāfaz̧at Būr Sa‘īd
  • Muḩāfaz̧at al Qalyūbīyah
  • Muḩāfaz̧at Qinā
  • Red Sea Governorate
  • Muḩāfaz̧at ash Sharqīyah
  • Muḩāfaz̧at Sūhāj
  • South Sinai Governorate
  • As Suways

List of major cities of Egypt

  • Cairo7 734 614 inhabitants
  • Alexandria3 811 516 inhabitants
  • Giza2 443 203 inhabitants
  • Port Said538 378 inhabitants
  • Suez488 125 inhabitants
  • Al Maḩallah al Kubrá431 052 inhabitants
  • Luxor422 407 inhabitants
  • Asyūţ420 585 inhabitants
  • Al Manşūrah420 195 inhabitants
  • Tanda404 901 inhabitants
  • Al Fayyūm306 393 inhabitants
  • Zagazig285 097 inhabitants
  • Ismailia284 813 inhabitants
  • Kafr ad Dawwār267 370 inhabitants
  • Aswan241 261 inhabitants
  • Qinā235 362 inhabitants
  • Ḩalwān230 000 inhabitants
  • Damanhūr227 943 inhabitants
  • Al Minyā227 150 inhabitants
  • Idkū210 678 inhabitants
  • Sohag209 419 inhabitants
  • New Cairo200 000 inhabitants
  • Banī Suwayf189 624 inhabitants
  • Shibīn al Kawm186 345 inhabitants
  • Banhā167 029 inhabitants
  • Ţalkhā157 737 inhabitants
  • Kafr ash Shaykh143 970 inhabitants
  • Mallawī142 504 inhabitants
  • Dikirnis137 542 inhabitants
  • Idfū133 000 inhabitants
  • Bilbays129 211 inhabitants
  • Arish128 855 inhabitants
  • Jirjā128 250 inhabitants
  • Al Ḩawāmidīyah106 841 inhabitants
  • Bilqās103 596 inhabitants
  • Disūq102 037 inhabitants
  • Abū Kabīr100 684 inhabitants
  • Qalyūb100 495 inhabitants
  • Akhmīm99 446 inhabitants
  • Al Maţarīyah99 357 inhabitants