Location and Climate 


The Arab Republic of Egypt is located in the north-eastern corner of Africa and south-western Asia, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Libya and the Gaza strip, and the Red Sea north of Sudan.
Geographic coordinates:  
Latitude of Egypt: 2700 North of the Equator
Longitude of Egypt: 30 00 East of Greenwich
The total area of the Arab Republic of Egypt reaches nearly 1.002.000 m², however, the populated area reaches 55367 km² representing 5.5% of the total area.
Egypt's climate is influenced by many factors, the most important of which are the location, the landscape the general pressure system and the law-pressure areas. They all contributed to dividing Egypt into distinguished climatic regions. Egypt lies in the dry arid region except for the northern region which enjoys a Mediterranean climate. It is hot and dry in summer and moderate in winter with little rain which increases on the coast.
Egypt has only two prominent seasons: a moderate winter from November to April, and a hot summer from May to October. Temperature average is between 9&24 in January, and between 21 and 42 in July and August
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