Handbook > Egypt


Map

  Click here to see a larger map. (Map source: CIA)


Visas

Visa is required for U.S. citizens traveling to Egypt. Visa applicatons are processed Embassy of Egypt and its consular offices. Tourist visas cost US$15 and are valid for 6 months from date of issuance for stays up to 3 months.

Click here to download a copy of the Visa Application Form (PDF)


Vaccinations

No vaccinations are required for entry into Egypt.


Voltage

Most areas 220 volts AC, 50Hz.


Climate / Weather Conditions

Cairo
Current Conditions
°F Avg

High
Avg

Low
Humidty (%)

AM/PM
Days of Rain Avg Rainfall
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Jan 65 47 98/40 1 0.2"
Feb 69 48 64/33 1 0.2"
Mar 75 52 63/27 0.8 0.2"
Apr 83 57 55/21 0.4 0.1"
May 91 63 50/18 0.2 0.1"
Jun 95 68 55/20 0 0"
Jul 96 70 65/24 0 0"
Aug 95 71 69/28 0 0"
Sep 90 68 68/31 0 0"
Oct 86 65 67/31 0 0.3"
Nov 78 58 68/38 0.8 0.1"
Dec 68 50 70/41 1 0.2"
Source: The Times Books World Weather Guide, Pearce and Smith: ©1990


International Dialing Code

Country code: 20

City Codes:

  • Cairo: 2
  • St. Catherine / Sharm El Sheikh: 62