Below you will find writings from other Egypt vacation rental owners about the area they know best! It's a great way to learn first hand about the Egypt region and all that it has to offer!
Posted by FITZROY WILLIAMS on Saturday, March 12, 2011
Egypt, one of the world's oldest continuous civilizations, still draws visitors and businessmen by the plane-load. Ancient monuments, the Red Sea coast, Nile Cruises and Africa's largest city, Cairo, are among its many attractions.
Location: Egypt is located in North Africa bordering the Mediterranean Sea. Libya is on the west and the Gaza Strip and the Red Sea make up the eastern border see map.
Area: Egypt covers just over 1 million square kilometers, about the same size as France and Germany combined.
Capital City: Cairo
Population: Around 78 million people live in Egypt
Language: Arabic (official), English and French are widely understood by educated classes.
Religion: Muslim (mostly Sunni) 94%, Coptic Christian and other 6%.
Climate: It's hot and sunny for most of the year in Egypt. Winters (November to February) are generally mild.