Egypt

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  • Chairman of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces: Field Marshal Mohammed Hussein Tantawi (2011)
  • President: Gen. Abdel Fattah el-Sisi (2014)
  • Prime Minister: Ibrahim Mehlib (2014)
  • Land area: 384,344 sq mi (995,451 sq km); total area: 386,662 sq mi (1,001,450 sq km)
  • Population (2014 est.): 86,895,099 (growth rate: 1.84%); birth rate: 23.35/1000; infant mortality rate: 22.41/1000; life expectancy: 73.45
  • Capital and largest city (2011 est.): Cairo, 11.169 million
  • Other large cities: Alexandria, 4.494 million (2011)
  • Monetary unit: Egyptian pound
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