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Egyptian authorities have temporarily closed all beaches in Hurghada following the death of a man.

A Russian national was killed in a shark attack.

Currency exchange rate EGP to USD

Updated 04.12.2023


Egypt: country’s borders status

Borders are open. Currently there are no imposed COVID-related restrictions.

National holidays in Egypt in 2023

Public holidays and festivals in Egypt in 2023. Non-working days:

  • January 7, Saturday: Coptic Christmas (عيد الميلاد القبطية)
  • January 25, Wednesday: Day of the Revolution of 25-th January (يوم الثورة 25 يناير)
  • March 16, Monday: Coptic Easter (قبعة عيد الفصح)
  • March 17, Tuesday: Sham Ennesim (شم النسيم)
  • April 21, Friday: Eid al Adha (عيد الأضحى)
  • April 22, Saturday: Eid al Adha (عيد الأضحى)
  • April 25, Tuesday: The day of the SININA (يوم سينينا)
  • May 1, Monday: Labor Day (عيد العمال)
  • June 27, Tuesday: Day Arafat (يوم عرفات)
  • June 28, Wednesday: Kurban-Bayram (كوربان بايرام)
  • June 29, Thursday: Kurban-Bayram (كوربان بايرام)
  • June 30, Friday: Revolution Day June 30 (يوم الثورة 30 يونيو)
  • July 19, Wednesday: Islamic New Year (رأس السنة الهجرية)
  • July 23, Sunday: Day of Revolution (يوم الثورة)
  • September 27, Wednesday: Birthday of the Prophet Muhammad (عيد ميلاد النبي محمد)
  • October 6, Friday: Day of the Armed Forces (يوم القوات المسلحة)


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