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Egypt

Facts & Figures

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  • Capital City: Cairo
  • Population: 57m
  • Languages: Arabic
  • Team Nickname: The Pharaohs
  • Official Team Web Site (in Arabic - but wasn't working last time we checked)
  • Best World Cup Finals Performance: Group Stage (1934 and 1990)
  • Best African Cup of Nations Performance: Winner (1957, 1959, 1986, 1998, 2006, 2008 & 2010)
  • Official Fifa Ranking: 36 (November 2016)

Ideas for an Egyptian Themed Party

Apart from mummifying your guests, there are plenty of ideas for Egyptian themed parties. Although never very succcessful in the World Cup Finals, Egypt have often performed really well at the African Cup of Nations, and in 2010 became the first nation to win the event three times in a row.

Egyptian Party Decorations

  • Decorate yourself and your room with Egypt shirts, flags and scarves. There are a few options on the right of this page, or you could try:
  • If you're serving food, search for red, black and white table covers, napkins, plates, cups and cutlery on our General Party Decorations Page
  • For bunting, flags, balloons and more Egyptian Party Decorations Ideas, visit our African Flags & Decorations Page
  • As for colour schemes, in addition to the above ideas, anything else you can find in red, black and white will help create the right atmosphere

Food for an Egypt Themed Party

The food of Egypt is full of flavour and well-spiced, without being particularly hot in the chilli sense.
They eat a lot of beans and pulses, eggs and omelettes, and poultry (pigeon is particularly popular, as are goose, chicken and quail). Seafood is also popular near the red sea, and breads are served with every meal.

Try some of these next time Egypt are playing:

Main Courses
Serve all of these dishes together for an Egyptian-themed dinner party.

  • Djej M'Ahmar (Roast chicken, stuffed with couscous and served with a red sauce)
  • Ful Nabed (Egyptian-style Butter Beans)
  • Melokhia (Egyptian-style Spinach)

Drink for an Egypt Themed Party

Despite being a predominantly moslem country, Egypt does produce and export some wines - both red and white - and a spirit distilled from wine called Arak or Zibib. Tea and coffee are frequently drunk, as is beer. Tracking down Egyptian wines and beer outside the middle east region isn't easy, unfortunately...However, if you find a good source, please let us know.

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