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Environment of Egypt

In Egypt, the amount of alternative and nuclear energy consumed amounts to 1.6% of the total energy use. Egypt emits 2.6 metric tons per capita of CO₂. The number of road motor vehicles per 1000 inhabitants in Egypt is 13.


Total land area of Egypt is 1,001,450 km2 (approx. 386,660 mi²). 670 km2 of Egypt's territory is covered in forests. and forest land comprises 0% of all the land in the country.

Issues Egypt faces

Currently Egypt faces various issues, including agricultural land being lost to urbanization and windblown sands, increasing soil salination below Aswan High Dam, desertification, oil pollution threatening coral reefs, beaches, and marine habitats, other water pollution from agricultural pesticides, raw sewage, and industrial effluents, limited natural fresh water resources away from the Nile, which is the only perennial water source, rapid growth in population overstraining the Nile and natural resources.