What Continent is Egypt in? Where is Egypt?

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Where is Egypt? | Where is Egypt in the World?

Egypt spans the the Sinai Peninsula to connect the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia. A large part of the Egypt country is in the northeast corner of Africa Continent while a small part of the Egypt country (the Sinai Peninsula) is in the southwest corner of the Asian continent. 

Egypt Edfu Ancient Temple
Egypt Edfu Ancient Temple

In which continent Egypt is located?
Where is Egypt in the World?

As we mentioned above that the Arab Republic of Egypt is one of the few transcontinental countries in the world.  So you can see below the Map image of Egypt country.

What continent is Egypt in?

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Egypt Population

The numbers are certainly daunting. In 2000, the United Nations estimated that Egypt’s population would hit 96 million in 2026. They were off by about 10 years. In 2017, there were some 104.5 million Egyptians, of which 9.5 million lived outside the country. The 2006 census counted 73 million people, an annual increase of 2.6 percent since then. Unless the fertility rate of 3.47 changes, by 2030, Egypt’s population is expected to grow to 128 million.

Egypt Language in Asia & Africa Continent

Egyptians speak a continuum of Arabic Dialects, the most commonly spoken dialect in Egypt is Egyptian Colloquial Arabic or Masri/Masry (مصرى, Egyptian), which is the vernacular language. Standard Arabic is the official language and the most widely written; additionally, it is the liturgical language of Islam, the majority religion and state religion of Egypt. Other Arabic Dialects such as Saidi Arabic, Behairy Arabic, Shargawi Arabic, Bedawi Arabic, Eastern Libyan Arabic are widely spoken. The Coptic language is used primarily by Egyptian Copts and it is the liturgical language of Coptic Christianity.
Source: wikipedia

Egypt Religion

Islam – 94.9%
Christianity – 5.1%
Other – <1

RankReligionPopulation (%)
1Sunni Muslim94.9

What is the biggest religion in Egypt?

Islam is the biggest religion in the Egypt Country (Located in the Continent Aisa & Continent Africa). The 94.9 percent population of Egypt believes in Islam. These Islamic religion are Sunni Muslims.

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