Egypt (EG) is a large country located in North Africa, bordering Sudan, Libya, and Israel. It has an area of 1 million square kilometers and a population of over 97 million people. The official language of Egypt is Arabic with other languages such as English and French also spoken by some due to its diverse population. The capital city is Cairo and its largest city is Alexandria. The official currency is the Egyptian pound (EGP). Egypt has a vibrant culture influenced by both African and Middle Eastern cultures, with traditional music including genres such as Arabian music and Sufi music, as well as traditional instruments such as the tabla and oud. Egypt has a hot desert climate due to its location in North Africa; temperatures range from hot year-round with low levels of humidity. Its economy relies heavily on exports such as oil being important exports for the country. Other industries include agriculture from its vast reserves of arable land as well as manufacturing for products such as textiles and electronics. Tourism also plays an important role in Egypt’s economy with attractions such as the Great Pyramids being popular destinations for visitors from around the world. See a2zdirectory for Egypt Old History. The major newspapers in Egypt are Al Ahram, Al Akhbar and Al Masry Al Youm. Al Ahram is the oldest newspaper in the country and was founded in 1875. It is published daily and focuses on national news with an emphasis on politics, economy, culture and sports. It also has a digital edition which can be accessed online. Al Akhbar is another major newspaper in Egypt that was founded in 1934. It covers national news as well as international news from the Middle East and around the world. Its main focus is on politics, economy, culture and sports with a special emphasis on investigative journalism. Al Masry Al Youm is a daily newspaper founded in 2004 which focuses on national news with an emphasis on politics, economics, culture and social issues. Finally, Youm7 Online is an online newspaper that covers local news from Egypt as well as regional news from the Middle East. Check simplyyellowpages for other media in the country of Egypt.