Arab Republic of Egypt

  • John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


HISTORY. On 1 Feb. 1958 President Nasser of Egypt and President Kuwatly of Syria proclaimed in Cairo the union of their countries, under one head of state, with a common legislature, a unified army and one flag.


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Books of Reference

  1. Statistical Information: The Department of Statistics and Census (15, Sharia Mansour, Cairo) was formed in 1905. Chief: Under-Secretary of State for Statistical Affairs, Dr Hasan M. Husein. Previously, various government departments had their own statistical sections. Estimates of population were made in 1800. 1821 and 1846; the first census took place in 1873. Among the publications of the Department are the following: Annuaire Statistique (Arabic and French). Annual Return of Shipping (Arabic and English). Monthly Summary, and Annual Statement of Foreign Trade (Arabic and English). Monthly Bulletin of Agriculture and Economic Statistics (Arabic and English). Vital Statistics (Arabic and English). Statistical Pocke! Year-Book (Arabic and English).Google Scholar
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