Egypt ; Arabic: مصر‎, Miṣr or Máṣr) is a country mainly in North Africa, with the Sinai Peninsula forming a land bridge in Western Asia. Covering an area of about 1,010,000 square kilometers (390,000 sq mi), Egypt borders the Mediterranean Sea to the north, the Gaza Strip and Israel to the northeast, the Red Sea to the east, Sudan to the south and Libya to the west.

Egypt is one of the most populous countries in Africa and the Middle East. The great majority of its estimated 82 million live near the banks of the Nile River, in an area of about 40,000 square kilometers (15,000 sq mi), where the only arable agricultural land is found. The large areas of the Sahara Desert are sparsely inhabited. About half of Egypt's residents live in urban areas, with the majority spread across the densely-populated centres of greater Cairo, Alexandria and other major cities in the Nile Delta.

Egypt is famous for its ancient civilization and some of the world's most famous monuments, including the Giza pyramid complex and its Great Sphinx. The southern city of Luxor contains numerous ancient artifacts, such as the Karnak Temple and the Valley of the Kings. Egypt is widely regarded as an important political and cultural nation of the Middle East.

Martin Broomfield
Medinet Habu, Mortuary Temple of Ramesses III
Dmitry Edison
EG, SSH, RGS 27°51'45.6"N 34°19'06.9"E
Dmitry Edison
EG, SSH, RGS 27°51'46.07"E, 34°19'7.33"N
Dmitry Edison
EG, SSH, RGS 27°51'46.5"N 34°19'05.2"E
Mikhail Romashov
Karnak Temple
Mohamed Attef
Hiesa island mount summit
Mohamed Attef
Nubian House
Mohamed Attef
Sally`s House - Heissa Island
Mohamed Attef
The Temple of Edfu
Salma ElDardiry
Philae Marina sunset afterglow
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Terrazzina Two Beach at night, Sharm El Sheikh
Matjaz Kacicnik
Easter mass in the White Monastery, Egypt
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The Sinai Desert, Egypt
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St Katherine's Monastery
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Alf Leila wa Leila Sunset
Ruben Karapetyan
Egypt. Farsha Cafe. From sunset to sunrise
Fruit Shop Quseir
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