Religions in Egypt
North Africa

Religions in Egypt

Islam is the official religion of Egypt, and about 90-95 percent of the population is Muslim. In addition, Egypt has a significant Christian minority. Christianity came to Egypt before the year 100 AD, and the country still has a significant Christian minority: The Coptic Orthodox Church is the largest church community in today’s Middle East, […]

Pharaohs belong to the sneak cat family
North Africa

Wildlife in Egypt

Egypt belongs to the same animal geographic region as Europe and most of Asia (the Palarctic region), and the fauna is quite different from that in sub- Saharan Africa. Furthermore, wildlife is relatively poor in species. Many animals that previously existed in Egypt are now rare or extinct here: helligibis, hippopotamus, nil crocodile and more. […]

North Africa

Transportation in Cairo

Public transportation With the exception of the clean, inexpensive and efficient subway network, public transport cannot be recommended in Cairo.¬†The buses are usually crowded and visitors have to fight like the Cairo people on board the bus – they jump open before the bus stops so that they can get in safely.¬†However, you get to […]