Overview - Egypt

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Capital:Cairo
Area:1,001,450 km²
Population:78,887,007 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):Arabic (official), English, French.
Religion(s):Muslim (mostly Sunni) - 90%, Coptic - 9%, other Christian - 1%.
Ethnic Group(s):Egyptian - 98%, Berber, Nubian, Bedouin, and Beja - 1%, Greek, Armenian, other European.