Egypt's population was estimated in July 2002 at 70,818,000. The statistics of urban verses rural is 44% urban and 56% rural. 90% of Egypt's population is concentrated in the Nile Delta. There were many different races of people who conquered Egypt. Those people mixed with the Egyptians, which means that there are still lots of Egyptians that are more than one race. Some of the people that mixed with the Egyptians include, Arabs, Ethiopians/Persians, Turks, Greeks, Romans, and other Europeans. Egyptians, Bedouins, and Berbers 99% Greeks, Nubians, Armenians, and other Europeans 1%. .
The primary language of Egypt is Arabic. The first language of Egypt was the Coptic language, until Arabs took over and forced their language on them. Now they speak Arabic. The secondary languages in Egypt are English and French. English and French are technically not spoken but are understood by many educated classes. .
In Egypt there are three religions Islam, Christianity, and Judaism. All three religions believe in one God. Islamic people follow the teaching of the "prophet" Muhammad. Christians (Coptic Orthodox, Greek Orthodox, Coptic Catholic, Roman Catholic, Armenian, Episcopal Church, and a variety of Protestant churches) believe in Christ. Jews believe in the Old Testament. Here are some statistics on religions, Muslims 94% Coptic Christians and other 6%. Egypt has 13 universities. In early 1990's over 7 million kids attended 19,500 schools. Age 15 and over can read and write. Total population: 51.4%, male 63.6%, female 38.8% (1995 est.).
The continent Egypt is located on is Africa. Africa is the second largest continent in the world. Some bordering countries are Libya, Sudan, and Jordan. Egypt covers a total area of 386,662 square miles. The elevations in Egypt range from 8,651 feet to 436 feet. There are many regions in Egypt. Here are some examples: the Nile Valley and Delta, the Western Desert, the Eastern Desert, and the Sinai Peninsula.