Arab Republic of Egypt
Capital city: Cairo, largest city (river port and international airport)
Area: 1001449 square km
National day: 23 July (anniversary 1952 revolution)
Independence: 28 February 1922 (anniversary 1952 revolution).
Population: 64 million as at the year 2000
Leader: Hosni Mubarak born 1929 . President since 1981 and still president in the year 2000.