Egypt

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EGYPT I AM VISITING THE COUNTRY OF EGYPT. EGYPT IS A COUNTRY IN AFRICA. THE EGYPTIAN NAME FOR EGYPT IS JUMHURIYAT MISR AL-ARABIYAH, MISR IS THE EGYPTIAN WORD FOR EQYPT. THE NATIONAL CAPITAL IS CAIRO. THE LOCATION OF EGYPT IS IN NORTHERN AFRICA, BORDERING THE MEDITERRANEAN SEA, BETWEEN LIBYA AND THE GAZA STRIP. EGYPTIAN LAND IS A TOTAL OF 995450 SQ. KM AND 6,00 SQ. KM. EGYPT IS ALMOST MORE THAN THREE TIMES THE SIZE OF NEW MEXICO. THE COASTLINE IS 2,450 KM. CLIMATE: THE CLIMATE IS DESERT TYPE, HOT, DRY SUMMERS WITH MODERATE WINTERS. THE TEMPERATURES DURING TH SUMMER RANGE FROM 114 DEGREES DURING DAY LIGHT TO A MINIMUM OF 42 DEGREES AFTER SUNSET. DURING THE WINTER SEASON THE TEMPERATURE DROPS TO 32 DEGREES. THE MOST HUMID AREA IS ALONG THE MEDITERRANEAN COAST, THE AVERAGE RAINFALL IS ABOUT 8 INCHES. CAIRO RECEIVES ON AVERAGE ONLY ABOUT 1.1INCHES OF RAIN A YE Continue...


The majority of Egyptians are eastern Hamitic stock (Egyptians, Bedouins, and Berbers) 99, Greek, Nubian, Armenian, other European (primarily It is alian and French) 1. NATURAL HAZARDS: EGYPT HAS NATURAL HAZARDS SUCH AS PERIODIC DROUGHTS, FREQUENT EARTHQUAKES, FLASH FLOODS, LANDSLIDES, VOLCANIC ACTIVITY, BAD WINDSTORMS CALLED KHAMSIN THEY USUALLY OCCUR IN SPRING, DUST STORMS, SANDSTORMS. Egypt also has a big fishing industry. Education: primary and secondary schooling is free, the same is for public universities and technical schools. The constitution provides for an Arab socialist state with Islam as the official religion. Government: Egypt is governed by a constitution declared on September 11, 1971. The live stock populations in early 1990 are 3 million cattle, 3 million buffalo, 4. Ages 6 to 11 schooling is necessary. Crime: Egypt is A TRANSIT POINT FOR SOUTHWEST ASIAN AND SOUTHEAST ASIAN HEROIN AND OPIUM MOVING TO EUROPE AND THE US; POPULAR TRANSIT STOP FOR NIGERIAN COURIERS. They grow rice, tomatoes, wheat, maize, sugarcane, potatoes, and oranges. THE TERRAIN IS A VAST DESERT PLATEAU INTERRUPTED BY NILE VALLEY AND DELTA. NATURAL GAS IS ALSO FOUND IN EGYPT.