How much do you know about Egypt? Take this quiz.

Egypt galvanized the world with its 2011 revolution that upended 30 years of authoritarian rule, but renewed uprisings in 2013 have thrown the country's future into question once more. Straddling Africa and Asia, the country is one of the longest continually inhabited areas in the world and has a rich history and culture to match. But how much do you really know about this country? 

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1. What is the approximate population of Egypt?

There are about 80 million people living in Egypt, but more than 95 percent of the population lives on only 5 percent of the land. Cairo alone has 10 million people and a population density of approximately 17,500 people per square kilometer, for instance, compared to a population density of only 80 people per square kilometer for the country as a whole.

There are about 80 million people living in Egypt, but more than 95 percent of the population lives on only 5 percent of the land. Cairo alone has 10 million people and a population density of approximately 17,500 people per square kilometer, for instance, compared to a population density of only 80 people per square kilometer for the country as a whole.

There are about 80 million people living in Egypt, but more than 95 percent of the population lives on only 5 percent of the land. Cairo alone has 10 million people and a population density of approximately 17,500 people per square kilometer, for instance, compared to a population density of only 80 people per square kilometer for the country as a whole.

There are about 80 million people living in Egypt, but more than 95 percent of the population lives on only 5 percent of the land. Cairo alone has 10 million people and a population density of approximately 17,500 people per square kilometer, for instance, compared to a population density of only 80 people per square kilometer for the country as a whole.

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50 million

 

80 million

 

100 million

 

200 million

 
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