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Egypt

The Cradle of Civilization, and the location of legends including pharaohs, tombs, pyramids and secret oaths, Egypt is a land of wonder. Older than we can know and more mysterious than we can imagine, Egypt is still a country that is frequented by tourists despite political and social strife that has seen it endure tumultuous times the past few decades. Despite this, Egypt calls to the wanderlust within each of us, to know who were are and from where we came.

Cities

Cairo

Alexandria

Luxor

Giza

Attractions

Pyramids at Giza

Karnak Temple

Valley of the Kings

Abu Simbel

Egyptian Museum

Siwa Oasis

St. Catherine's Monastery

Essential Information

Language: Arabic

Currency: Egyptian Pound (EGP). EGP is currently 18 for 1 USD, and is incredibly inexpensive aside from the primary tourist attractions, which are sternly marked-up.

Power Adapter: In Egypt the power sockets are of type C and F. The standard voltage is 220 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.

Emergency Number: 122 for Police, 123 for Ambulance.

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