Population: 69,536,644 (July 2001 est.)

Languages: Arabic (official), English and French widely understood by educated classes

Background: Nominally independent from the UK in 1922, Egypt acquired full sovereignty following World War II. The completion of the Aswan High Dam in 1971 and the resultant Lake Nasser have altered the time-honored place of the Nile river in the agriculture...

Currency: Egyptian pound (EGP, No information)

Data from CIA World Factbook. Click on CIA link for more. Click on map or flag for larger images.


Egyptian-themed fonts

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Egyptian Font Foundries

 · Abdo Fonts
 · Tharwat Emara

Egyptian Typographic People

 · Tharwat Mohamed Emara
 · N. Narudi
 · Abdulsamie Rajab
 · Abdulsamiea Rajab Salem
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Related Links

 · CIA World Factbook: Egypt
 · Ethnologue: Languages of Egypt
 · BBC Country profile: Egypt