Egypt is part of Africa with main city at
Cairo. It's usually 🌤️ 15.01 °C in Egypt with a rainfall of 🌧 4.53 mm. Tipping is expected in Egypt since staff depend on tips to supplement their often minimum wages. Internet speed in Egypt is on average 1.7 Mbps. In Egypt you drive on the right side. Its Developing country with a
population of 91M people. The main currency is Egyptian Pound. The languages
spoken are Arabic. Automatic teller machines are rare in Egypt. Current travel safety advice is Reconsider your need to travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing 🌤️ ~15.01 °C 🌧 ~4.53 mm 👨👩👦👦 91M people
🛡️ Travel safety
Reconsider your need to travel
We've reviewed our travel advice for Egypt. We haven't changed our level of advice: Reconsider your need to travel to Egypt due to the national state of emergency and the high risk of terrorist attack. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.
issued date: January 22, 2020
Egypt uses 220V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type F.
The languages that are typically spoken are Arabic
💱 Currencies Used
Egypt uses the Egyptian pound (symbol: E£), code EGP.Banknotes come in denominations of 200, 100, 50, 20, 10 and 5 pounds. Pound is subdivided into 100 piastres. Coins come in denominations of 1 pound and 50 and 25 piastres.
Automatic teller machines are rare in Egypt. Your best bet is to look for them in large cities and community places.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.
Expected to tip Tipping is expected in Egypt since staff depend on tips to supplement their often minimum wages. Receipts usually include a service charge.