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How much do things cost in Egypt?
Milk (1 liter) $1.07
Chicken breasts at the market $5.44
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff $0.03
Apartment (1 bedroom) outside of centre $123.65
Taxi 1hour Waiting $2.86
Apartment (3 bedrooms) outside of centre $316.61
Pack of cigarettes $2.29
Taxi start $0.36
Combo meal at McDonalds $5.01
Coke bottle $0.43
* All price are converted to USD

About Egypt

Egypt is an ancient Arab Republic in North Africa, its administrative center lies in Cairo which is also one of the most developed urban centers in the continent. This country is bordered by Israel, Libya, Sudan, the Red and Mediterranean Seas. Nevertheless, its main geographical feature is River Nile which cuts across the land in a sinuous channel. Cheap flights to Egypt can be enjoyed by using EGYPTAIR. This is the main international airline connecting the nation to Europe. Visitors often come here to explore the temples, mummies, pyramids and hieroglyphs.

This country has a mysterious way of stimulating the thoughts of westerners. One can spend a whole week visiting different places without ever getting bored. Being a No.1 tourist destination, Egypt’s economy is mainly dependent on tourism revenue.

It’s also easy to access this country since visas are readily available, there are three types of travel documents available and they include tourist visa, transit visa and entry visa. The first one is more common and takes less than 3 months to prepare, it may be granted either on single or multiple term bases. Cheap flights to Egypt can nowadays be obtained at friendly rates, plus it only takes a few minutes to make a reservation.

These documents can be attained from Egyptian embassies or official consular missions in foreign countries. Moreover, all non-citizens should have a legitimate passport before entering this land.

Egypt is a good place to try out a variety of foods. Most of their desserts are prepared to perfection and include spicy, delicious and well-flavored fish caught from either Mediterranean Sea or River Nile. For other exquisite types of food, guests can try out Felfela restaurants which are found in almost every town in this country.

The hotels in Egypt vary from simple backpackers to exclusive 5-star accommodations. Visitors can book their favorite accommodations through the net or contacting local travel agents. Some of these lodgings include four seasons resort, Kempinski Nile, Conrad Cairo and Hilton Zamalek. The hospitality standards in this nation are rated quite high. These lodgings have everything you have ever dreamed of ranging from deluxe king-sized beds, fully furnished interiors and free airport pick-up services.

Information about travelling to Egypt

  • Cellphone owners in Egypt
    96.8 million (16th)
  • Religions of Egypt
    Muslim 90%
    Christian 10%
  • Age structure of Egypt
    0-14-years 32.1%
    15-24-years 17.8%
    25-54-years 38.4%
    55-64-years 5%
    65-years-and-over 4.8%
  • The capital city of Egypt
  • Independence of Egypt
    28 February 1922

    National Holiday : National Day, 23 July
  • Internet users in Egypt
    20.136 million (21st)