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In terms of military power, Egypt is the most powerful country in Africa. Egypt has approximately 468,500 active military personnel at the front lines and 800,000 reserved personnel. It has over 10,000 armored fighting vehicles, over 4,700 tanks and 1,100 aircrafts.

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The country also has very large oil reserves that are given at about 4,400,000,000 barrels per day. Egypt also has a defense budget of $4,400,000,000 USD.

Egypt is located in northern Africa and has a total area of 1,001,450 square kilometers. The population of this country is estimated as 86,895,099, and the main language spoken is Arabic. Approximately 90 percent of the population is Muslim, and the remaining religious groups are from different Christian denominations.

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