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Useful information about Egypt.

Egypt - one of the few Islamic countries that are open for tourism. This lovely country of pharaohs and pyramids, ancient monuments and interesting museums, nice beaches and rich corals and exotic fish of the Red Sea does not cease to attract tourists from all over the world.

Every year travel to Egypt becomes increasingly popular. Every year it is visited by more than 5 million people. Nowhere in the world may rest on the comfortable resort of modern hotels not be combined with such a fascinating excursion program and affordable prices. Fans of Egyptian antiquities is to start your trip to Cairo (Egyptian Museum) and its surroundings (of course, a complex of pyramids in Giza), then move south through the valley of the Nile to Luxor and Karnack and finish their trip to Abu Simbel. On this road you will find the tombs of pharaohs and nobles, temples dedicated to various deities.

  • Arab Republic of Egypt - is located in north-eastern Africa and parts of Asia (the Sinai). It shares borders with Israel, the Palestinian National Authority (Gaza), Sudan and Libya. On the north by the waters of the Mediterranean, in the east - the Red Sea. Area in Egypt - 1001,4 thousand km2.
  • Capital: Cairo.
  • Flight: a lot of charter flights from London, Manchester, Paris, Milan, Rome, Moscow to Sharm el Sheikh and Hurghada.
  • Currency: Egyptian pound (LE). 1 $ = 5,80 LE, 1 EUR = 8,2 LE. 1 LE = 100 piasters. Money can be exchanged at the airport, a bank and a hotel, you can use the services offered by ATMs.
  • Climate: The climate of the narrow coastal strip along the Mediterranean Sea - subtropical in the rest of tropical. The air here is extremely dry, year-round cloud, rain is very rare. Due to lack of moisture heats easily. The swimming season lasts all year in the country. The Red Sea is well heated during the summer, and even in the winter months the water temperature does not drop below 21-22 º C. In winter it is recommended to bring warm clothes, because after sunset and at night the temperature can drop to +8 C.
  • Language: Arabic (official), English is widely spoken, Italian and French.
  • Religion: 90% of Egyptians - Muslims (mostly Sunni) 10% - Christians.
  • Major seaports: Suez, Alexandria, Port Said.
  • Cities and resorts: Taba, Alexandria, Giza, Port Said, Luxor, Hurghada, Sharm el Sheikh.
  • Official language: Arabic.

Arabs write from right to left. But the numbers are written and read from left to right. On road signs and street names are often used Arabic and Latin script.

Getting around the city:

- Taxi. Notice the taxi is not difficult, it is white-yellow or blue and white cars, the drivers always honk and ask: "Taxi?". Taxi drivers often use the ignorance of tourists the real cost of travel and strongly overestimate the price. For example, if the fare is 15 Egyptian pounds from Naama Bay to the "Old town – Old Market", the tourist on the same trip can cost about 50 Le, and even more pounds.

- Shuttle bus. Fare route minibuses are 2-3 pounds per person in one direction. But for tourists it can cost 5-10 pounds, depending on the driver and places direction.

- Rent a car in Egypt. In order to rent a car in Egypt, you must have an international drive licenses. The price of renting a car per day - from 30-50 USD. Our company can help you rent a car in Egypt.

Phone: to call to your country, you can use a street phone box. To call on the pay phone you need to buy a phone card. Phone code of Egypt - 20.

Useful telephone numbers:

  • Police – 122,
  • Ambulance – 123,
  • Fire brigade – 125.

We want to draw your attention that for last years, Egypt has attracted a huge number of people wanting to buy a house in Egypt, buy apartment in Sharm el Sheikh and buy villa in Egypt on the Red Sea and Mediterranean Sea.

The main advantages of buying property in Egypt are as follows:

  • The availability of egypt real estate and commercial real estate in egypt (egypt real estate prices is much lower than usual for the English, Russian, Italian people);
  • State tax policy on real estate in egypt for owners and egypt investors (for example, the annual egypt property taxes from the villa area of ??400 square meters shall not exceed 15 $);
  • Low prices real estate in egypt for maintenance and utilities (average family of 4 people each month to pay for water, gas, building maintenance, telephone, security is not more than 20 $);
  • Lower prices for transportation, gasoline, household services and food and a great climate for health.

If you want to buy real estate in egypt in the warm sea - buy apartment in Egypt, buy flat in Sharm el Sheikh, please contact us by sending  e-mail or call our office in Egypt or to any our mobile numbers.

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