Egypt, Arab Republic of (Jumhuriyat Misr al-Arabiya)
- Robert Anderson,
- Salwa El-Shawan Castelo-Branco
- and Virginia Danielson
Country in North Africa at the south-eastern end of the Mediterranean Sea, with its capital at Cairo. Although its total area is close to one million km², its cultivated and settled area, which includes the Nile valley and delta and the oases, is only about 35,500 km². The two main districts are Lower Egypt (around the delta region) and Upper Egypt. Of its total population of about 68 million (...