The Lord's Move to Africa

Egypt

The Lord’s Testimony

Updated February 19, 2020

No. of localities: 1
No. of saints in church life: 35
No. of saints attending the Table meeting: 20

Country Profile

Location: North Africa, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Libya and the Gaza Strip, and the Red Sea north of Sudan, and includes the Asian Sinai Peninsula 
Geographical Size: land: 995,450 sq km, water: 6,000 sq km Climate: desert; hot, dry summers with moderate winters 
Population: 99,413,317 (July 2018 est.) 
Population Growth Rate: 2.38% (2018 est.) 
Languages: Arabic (official), Arabic, English, and French widely understood by educated classes 
Religion: Muslim (predominantly Sunni) 90%, Christian (majority Coptic Orthodox, other Christians include Armenian Apostolic, Catholic, Maronite, Orthodox, and Anglican) 10% (2015 est.) 
Government Type: presidential republic 
Capital City: Cairo 
Economy: Agriculture, hydrocarbons, manufacturing and tourism 
GDP (Purchase power parity): $1.204 trillion (2017 est.) Communications: Fixed line telephones 6,604,849 (2017 est.) Mobile Cellular 102,958,194 (2017 est.) Internet users 38 Information From CIA