Coptic Evangelical Organization for Social Services Bishopric for Public, Ecumenical, and Social Services

Egypt is located in Northern Africa, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Libya and the Gaza Strip, and the Red Sea north of Sudan, and includes the Asian Sinai Peninsula.               

Population (2014 est) – 86,895,099

Area – 622,000mi

Capital – Cairo

Ethnic Background

Egyptian – 99.6%

Other – 0.4%

Exports – crude oil and petroleum products, cotton, textiles, metal products, chemicals, processed food

Imports – machinery and equipment, foodstuffs, chemicals, wood products, fuels

Life Expectancy (2014 est) – M 71 years     F 76 years

Infant Mortality (2014 est) – 22.41 deaths/1,000 live births

Adult Illiteracy Rate – 26.1%