Egypt

Capital:Cairo

Population:84,705,608

Estimated population in 2020: 91,061,637

Land area :384,344 sq mi

Comparative area : more than eight times the size of Ohio; slightly more than three times the size of New Mexico

Per capita GDP : $10,900 (2014 est.)

Exports :crude oil and petroleum products, fruits and vegetables, cotton, textiles, metal products, chemicals

UN Timeline Involvement

1945: Egypt is one of the 51 founding countries of the United Nations and Joined the UN

1946: Elected as a Security Council member , also in other years.

1952: Elected as a deputy president of the UN General Assembly,also in 1990 and 1993.

1970 - 1990: Egypt has been cooperating with the different UN committees and conferences such as the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP).

2007: Egypt nominated Farouk Hosny, the then minister of culture, to succeed Koichiro Matsuura as Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and began a campaign to have him elected to the position.


Also Egypt ranks 10th in UN peacekeeping forces deployment, the Foreign Minister’s assistant for African Affairs, Sabry Magdy said during the Africa Summit. He outlined the country currently has forces present in Darfur, Cote D’Ivoire, Congo, Mali and others in attempts to achieve stability in Africa.

Brief History

In 1953 Egypt was declared a republic,after it was occupied by Fatimid empire in the 17 century and the Ottoman empires in the 18 until the fall of Ottoman in the Grand Arabic revolution the 1916 , and occoupied by the French troops until the independence in 1953 .

elections in 1956 confirmed Nasser as the countries first president.

The Government type

Republic.

27 governorates.

Economic Viability

Egypt economy depends on the :

Agriculture products :

cotton, rice, corn, wheat, beans, fruits, vegetables; cattle,etc.

Industries :

textiles, food processing, tourism, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, hydrocarbons, construction,etc.

Also the economy depends on the fossil fuels industries , and the Tourism play good role in thee economy .