Egypt - General information
Region region
Capital Cairo
Language Arabic
Currency Egyptian Pound
Population 84,550,000
Phone code +20
Cost of living in Egypt
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 74 114
Food 105 194
Transportation 5 16
Communications and utilities 63 50
Clothing 19 74
Sports and leisure 18 56
Total 285 504
Accommodation in Egypt USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 75
Shared room in city centre 115
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 109
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 182
Coordinates of Egypt
Time Zone Africa/Cairo
GMT +2
DST +2
Latitude 27.000000000
Longitude 30.000000000
Elevation (STRM3) 199 m.

List of largest cities in Egypt

 
Cairo Cairo
Cairo Cairo
7,734,614
Alexandria Alexandria
Alexandria Alexandria
3,811,516
Giza Giza
Giza Giza
2,443,203
Port Said Port Said
Port Said Port Said
538,378
Suez Suez
Suez Suez
488,125
Al Mahallah al Kubra Al Mahallah al Kubra
Al Mahallah al Kubra Gharbia
431,052

Cost of living and prices in Egypt

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 5 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 23 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 5 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 2 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 0 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 0 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 2 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 0 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 1 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 1 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 1 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 0 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 0 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 0 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 0 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 3 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 6 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 2 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 1 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 1 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 9 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 3 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 0 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 7 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 0 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 0 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 2 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 0 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 28,172 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 35 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 8 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 5 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 52 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 48 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 84 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 57 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 227 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 137 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 431 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 281 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 24 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 47 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 804 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 419 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 287 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 11.25%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Egypt

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 39 39 34 28 28 32 36 40 44 43 41 41 44
Average high °C 32 30 25 21 19 20 23 28 31 34 34 34 28
Average temperature °C 26 23 19 15 13 14 17 21 24 27 28 28 21
Average low °C 20 18 14 10 8 9 11 14 17 20 22 22 15
Record low °C 16 10 6 3 2 2 4 7 11 15 17 19 2
Rain Days 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5
Fog Days 8 8 6 6 5 3 4 3 3 4 7 8 63
Thunderstorms Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Average precipitation Mm. 0 2 8 12 13 8 6 3 1 0 0 0 53
Relative humidity % 58 59 65 68 67 62 58 50 48 49 55 57 58
Relative humidity morning % 51 52 52 53 53 50 48 45 45 47 50 51 50
Relative humidity evening % 30 32 36 39 37 32 30 26 25 25 28 30 31
Wind speed Km/h 13 12 12 13 12 14 14 14 14 14 14 13 13
Day Length Hours 13 12 11 11 11 12 12 13 14 15 14 14 13
Dew point °C 16 14 12 9 7 7 8 9 11 14 17 17 139
Growing degree-day °C 481 412 272 148 93 117 207 313 430 502 550 544 4068
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 22 17 13 11 12 15 19 24 27 29 28 26 20
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