Egypt…

Officially the Arab Republic of Egypt (Arabic: جمهورية مصر العربية), is a country mainly in North Africa, with the Sinai Peninsula forming a land bridge in Southwest Asia…

Egypt is thus a transcontinental country, and a major power in the Mediterranean Basin, the Middle East and the Muslim world…

Covering an area of about 1,010,000 square kilometers (390,000 sq mi), Egypt is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, the Gaza Strip and Israel to the northeast, the Red Sea to the east, Sudan to the south and Libya to the west…