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(A) Slighly revised base
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Location North Africa Capital al-Qahira [Cairo] Main Religion Islam (sunni). The country has a Christian (kopts) minority. National Language Arabic History The British protectorate of Egypt became independent in 1922.
It was part of the "United Arab Republic" from 1958 until 1961 and was renamed Egypt in 1971.
International Oval ET ISO Code EG
(1) Jim Fox/Picture by Greg Gibson
(2) Picture by Thomas Rösner
(3) Picture by Steve Frampton