There are other estimates that put Christians at 20% or more and Muslims at about 78% to 80% of the whole population.
The majority live near the banks of the Nile River where the only arable land is found.
I'll rather focus on those little details, local traditions that make each wedding even more beautiful. There groom must not see the bride wearing her wedding dress before the wedding ceremony.
Wedding ring should be engraved with groom's name on bride's ring and vice versa.
Marriage is a religious imposition, and we can find many parts in the Quran as, well as prophetic instructions, which encourage getting married.
There is no doubt that marriage customs indicate the society's culture, behaviral patterns, thoughts and feelings.
The daily language of the Egyptians is the local variety of Arabic, known as Egyptian Arabic or Masri.
Additionally, a sizable minority of Egyptians living in Upper Egypt speak Sa'idi Arabic.
The caipirinha is made with cachaça, lime and sugar. All brides want to have great weather at their wedding.
That is why all future brides never eat directly from the pot in the weeks before the wedding.
Close to half of the Egyptian people today are urban; most of the rest are fellahin that are native, along with descendants of several Arab tribes living in rural towns and villages.