Main Facts About Malta

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Currency
The Egyptian pound is the official currency of Egypt and the only one in use. The Egyptian pound is divided into 100 piastres. Egyptian currency banknotes cover both piastres and whole pounds. The banknotes are 25 and 50 piastres, and 1, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 and 200 pounds. The smaller notes – ie those below E£5 – may be less common as they have been removed from and reintroduced to circulation. The coins are 5, 10, 20, 25 and 50 piastres and 1 Egyptian pound. You might hear some colloquial terms for various amounts of money. Bolbol and gondi for 1EGP, baku for 1,000EGP and arnab for 1,000,000 EGP.
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Language
The official language of Egypt is Arabic, and most Egyptians speak one of several vernacular dialects of that language. As is the case in other Arab countries, the spoken vernacular differs greatly from the literary language.
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Weather
Egypt's climate is dry, hot, and dominated by desert. It has a mild winter season with rain falling along coastal areas, and a hot and dry summer season (May to September). Daytime temperatures vary by season and change with the prevailing winds.
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Power Plugs
For Egypt there are two associated plug types C and F. Plug type C is the plug that has two round pins and plug type F is the plug with two round pins with two earth clips on the side. Egypt operates on a 220V supply voltage and 50Hz.
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Population
The current population of Egypt is 106,942,438 as of Wednesday, November 23, 2022, based on Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data. Egypt 2020 population is estimated at 102,334,404 people at mid year according to UN data. Egypt population is equivalent to 1.31% of the total world population.
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Fun Fact
Ancient Egyptians believed that they had to follow strict rules to have a good afterlife. They also believed that it was up to the living to help them get to the afterlife. Great care was taken in the mummification process because the ancient Egyptians believed that the body needed to be preserved to be reborn and be ferried to the afterlife. They even mummified animals.