The Arab Republic of Egypt (Arabic: Jumhuriyat Misr al-Arabiyah, where Misr is the word for Egypt) is a nation of northeastern Africa. It includes the Sinai Peninsula, possibly considered part of Asia.
The capital city is Cairo. Other towns and cities include Alexandria, Aswan, Asyut, El-Mahalla El-Kubra, Giza, Hurgharda, Luxor, Kom Ombo, Port Safaga, Port Said, Sharm el Sheikh, Shubra-El-Khema, Suez
From the CIA World Factbook 2000. Barely Wikified.