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					  Egypt


   Presented by:
  ABC, whoever
For Global Tourism
  Dr. Yang Huo
Egypt on the Globe
• Located on northern
  coast of Africa
• Its neighbors include
   • Seas: Mediterranean
      and Red
   • Countries: Libya,
      Sudan, Israel,
      Jordan, Saudi
      Arabia
Cities of Egypt
• Capital
  • Cairo population 6 million
  • Largest in Africa
• Other major cities: Alexandria, Giza,
  Shubra al Khaymah, Al Mahallah al
  Kubra, Tanta, Al Mansurah, Az
  Zaqaziq, Damanhur, Suez Canal, Port
  Said, Suez, Asyut, Al Fayyum
The Weather
• Temperature around Cairo
  • Summer 71 – 96 F
  • Winter 47 – 66 F
• Climate
  • Summer hot and dry
  • Fall and winter moderate
  • Spring windy
  • Rain falls along the coast
Politics
• Government
   • Republic
• Leaders
   • Liberal Party [leader NA]
   • Nasserists [Dia' al-din DAWUD]
   • National Democratic Party [President Mohammed
     Hosni MUBARAK] - governing party
   • National Progressive Unionist Grouping [RIfaat
     EL-SAID]
   • New Wafd Party or NWP [No'man GOMA]
   • Socialist Liberal Party [Hilmi SALIM]
• Constitution
   • 11 September 1971

Source: 2004 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK
Economy: Currency
                                  • Egyptian pounds per
                                    US dollar
                                     •   6.25 (2004)
                                     •   5.85 (2003)
                                     •   4.5 (2002)
                                     •   3.97 (2001)
                                     •   3.47 (2000)
                                  • Shilling Egyptian pound
                                    is the national currency
                                     • 1 Egyptian pound=100
                                       piastres
                                     • All major banks have
                                       exchange facilities.

Source: 2004 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK
Economy: GDP
• GDP
     • purchasing power parity - $294.3 billion (2003 est.)
     • real growth rate:
       2.8% (2003 est.)
     • per capita purchasing power parity - $3,900 (2003
       est.)
     • composition by sector
          • agriculture: 17%
          • industry: 33%
          • services: 50%



Source: 2004 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK
Population
                                  • Density
                                    • Nearly the entire
                                      population lives along the
                                      Nile
                                  • Total Population
                                    • 76,117,421 (July 2004 est.)
                                  • Age structure
                                    • 0-14 years: 33.4%
                                    • 15-64 years: 62.2%
                                    • 65 years and over: 4.3%


Source: 2004 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK
Socio-Cultural
• Literacy
     • 57.7% of people age 15 and over can read and write
• Languages: How are you?
     • Arabic (official)
     • English and French widely understood by educated
       classes
• Religion
     • Muslim 94%
     • Coptic Christian and other 6%



Source: 2004 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK
Itinerary for a week in Egypt 12/02/04-12/10/04
• Day One: Leave Salt Lake City, Utah: 12:50 pm

• Day Two: Arrive in Cairo, Egypt: 3:40 pm. Check into Sheraton Cairo
  Hotel, Towers and Casino.

• Day Three: Ride waterway up the Suez Canal to Port Said, and back to
  the hotel.

• Day Four: Visit the ancient Egyptian tombs in “The Valley of the
  Kings”.

• Day Five: Go to the Sinai Peninsula (about 2 hours one way).

• Day Six: Go on a day trip down the Nile River and back.

• Day Seven: Spend the day in the capital of Egypt, Cairo.

• Day Eight: Leave Cairo, Egypt at 2:20 am

• Day Nine: Arrive in Salt Lake City, Utah at 5:59 pm
Cost for this Itinerary
• Flight is $3,037.74 per passenger, with
  two connecting flights, one in Cincinnati,
  and the other in Paris.

• Hotel is $99.01 a night for a room with
  one king size bed.

• You will need about $3,000 for food,
  travel and leisure activities.
LODGING
 Marriott Cairo
 20 Floors
 $80-$185 a night


                         Sheraton Cairo Hotel,
                          Towers & Casino
                        23 Floors 650 Rooms       $99-
                                   $300 a night

   El Gezirah
  Sheraton Hotel,
    Towers &
     Casino
  26 Floors 436 Rooms
    $69-$300 a night
PHARAOH’S TEMPLE
• A monument made for a main place of worship
EGYPTIAN MUSEUM in CAIRO
• The greatest collection of Egyptian
  antiquities can be found here
EGYPT’S LUXOR TEMPLE
• Built by Pharaoh Amenhotep III (1390-
  1352BC)
• Built on the site of the ancient city Thebes
THE GREAT PYRAMIDS
LEISURE
• The Nile provides a
  number of leisure
  activities
  • Sailing
  • Cruises
  • Floating Resteraunts
RESTAURANTS
•   Egyptian Nights: A typical Egyptian dining experience.
    Enjoy Oriental dishes, water pipes and lively entertainment.
•   J.W. Steakhouse: The only true steakhouse in town, wide
    variety of US imported cooked steaks. Elegant
    atmosphere.
•   Promenande Café: In the heart of the palaces gardens,
    enjoy a snack or one of our grilled specialties.
•   Tuscany: A selection of fine northern Italian cuisine, in a
    very rich, elegant surrounding.
•   Harry’s Pub: Cairo’s only authentic English pub, nightly
    live entertainment, great drinks, food and lots of fun.
•   Piano Bar: Drinks, cocktails, and snacks at the palaces
    original billiard room.
•   Nile Maxim: An exclusive nice cruise with live entertainment
    and belly dancer.
TRANSPORTATION

• Railways
   • Total 5,063 km.
• Highways total 64,000 km
   • Paved highways totals 49,984km
   • Unpaved highways totals 14,016km
• Waterways
   • Total 3,500, this includes the Nile River, Lake Nasser,
     Alexandria-Cairo Waterway, and numerous smaller canals
     in the delta
• Airports
   • Total 89
      • 72 have paved runways
      • 17 are unpaved runways
      • There are 2 heliports
A Taxi in Cairo
 • Typical Cairo taxi fares (vary according to time and traffic. Note
   that Tahrir Square is central downtown, location of the Nile
   Hilton and the Egyptian Antiquities Museum):
       •   Tahrir Square to the Citadel - 7 to 10 LE
       •   Citadel to the Khan el-Khalili - 4 to 5 LE
       •   Tahrir Square to Al-Hussein (Khan al-Khalili) - 4 to 5 LE
       •   Tahrir Square to Mohandiseen - 5 to 7 LE
       •   Tahrir Square to Ramses Station - 4 to 7 LE
       •   Tahrir Square to Maadi (Grand Mall) - 12 to 15 LE
       •   Tahrir Square to Giza Pyramids - 12 to 20 LE
       •   Tahrir Square to Old (Coptic) Cairo) - 10 to 12 LE
       •   Tahrir Square to Zamalek - 4 to 5 LE
       •   Tahrir Square to Heliopolis - 12 to 15 LE
       •   Tahrir Square to Airport with bag handling - 25 LE




Source: http://www.touregypt.net/magazine/mag04012001/magf3.htm
Other Transportation
• Rental Car
  • Not recommended unless you are a skilled stunt
    driver. Driving in Cairo has been compared to the
    chariot race in Ben Hur, only with Fiats
• Buses
  • Cheap
  • Very crowded
• Subway
  • Cheap
  • Fast
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