Egypt is part of Africa with main city at
Cairo. Its Developing country with a
population of 91M people. The main currency is Egyptian Pound. The languages
spoken are Arabic. the Arab Republic of Egypt is the formal name of Egypt It is adviced to Reconsider your need to travel Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs,
languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing 🌤️ ~14.88 °C 🌧 ~5.31 mm 👨👩👦👦 91M people
⚠️ Travel advice
Reconsider your need to travel
We’ve reviewed our travel advice for Egypt. We haven’t changed our level – reconsider your need to travel to Egypt overall. The highest level applies in some parts of the country. Do not travel to Within 50kms of Egypt's border with Libya and Governorate of North Sinai, including the Taba-Suez Road.
issued date: October 15, 2019
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.