Egypt is situated in Northern Africa between Libya and the Gaza strip. The natural resources of Egypt are petroleum, natural gas, iron ore, zinc and many more mineral deposits.
The population of Egypt is more than 82 million with 99% being local Egyptians. 90% of the Egyptians are Muslim, followed by 9% Coptic and 1% Christian.
The official language is Arabic, English and French are also understood by the educated classes.
The capital of Egypt is Cairo and Egypt is highly benefited by the highly fertile Nile Valley.
The economy in earlier years was progressing but due to the world economic crisis Egypt also fell on bad days.
The Canadian embassy in Egypt looks after bilateral relations between the two countries as also offers a variety of visa services.