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 Egypt 
 Main prefix
 SU 
 Callsigns series
 6AA-6BZ, SSA-SSM, SUA-SUZ 
 Time zone
 +2 h 
 Continent
 Africa 
 ITU zone
 38 
 CQ zone
 34 
 
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 Flag description 
Three equal horizontal bands of red (top), white, and black with the national emblem (a shield superimposed on a golden eagle facing the hoist side above a scroll bearing the name of the country in Arabic) centered in the white band; similar to the flag of Yemen, which has a plain white band; also similar to the flag of Syria, which has two green stars, and to the flag of Iraq, which has three green stars (plus an Arabic inscription) in a horizontal line centered in the white band.
 
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 Egypt 
 Capital: 
Cairo
 Administrative
 divisions: 
27 governorates (muhafazat, singular - muhafazah): Ad Daqahliyah, Al Bahr al Ahmar (Red Sea), Al Buhayrah (El Beheira), Al Fayyum (El Faiyum), Al Gharbiyah, Al Iskandariyah (Alexandria), Al Isma'iliyah (Ismailia), Al Jizah (Giza), Al Minufiyah (El Monofia), Al Minya, Al Qahirah (Cairo), Al Qalyubiyah, Al Uqsur (Luxor), Al Wadi al Jadid (New Valley), As Suways (Suez), Ash Sharqiyah, Aswan, Asyut, Bani Suwayf (Beni Suef), Bur Sa'id (Port Said), Dumyat (Damietta), Janub Sina' (South Sinai), Kafr ash Shaykh, Matruh (Western Desert), Qina (Qena), Shamal Sina' (North Sinai), Suhaj (Sohag).
 Population: 
82,079,636
 Languages: 
Arabic (official), English and French widely understood by educated classes
 Geographic
 coordinates: 
27° 00' N, 30° 00' E
 Area total: 
1,001,450 sq. km
 Land area: 
995,450 sq. km
 Water area: 
6,000 sq. km
 Total land
 boundaries: 
2,665 km
 Borders
 with neighbor
 countries: 
Gaza Strip 11 km, Israel 266 km, Libya 1,115 km, Sudan 1,273 km
 Coastline: 
2,450 km
 Elevation
 extremes: 
Qattara Depression -133 m - Mount Catherine 2,629 m
 Internet
 country code: 
.eg
 Currency: 
Egyptian pound (EGP)
 Name -
 conventional
 long form: 
Arab Republic of Egypt
 Name -
 conventional
 short form: 
Egypt
 Name - local
 long form: 
Jumhuriyat Misr al-Arabiyah Misr
 Former name: 
United Arab Republic (with Syria)
 Independence: 
28 February 1922 (from UK)
 Constitution: 
11 September 1971
Suspended by the military caretaker government 13 February 2011 and a new provisional constitution adopted 30 March 2011.
 Government
 type: 
republic
 National
 holiday: 
Revolution Day, 23 July (1952)
 
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