Create a new account

It's simple, and free.

Egypt

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 YEAR. THE TERRAIN IS A VAST DESERT PLATEAU INTERRUPTED BY NILE VALLEY AND DELTA. NATURAL RESOURCES: EGYPT HAS A LOT OF DIFFERENT MINERAL DEPOSITS SUCH AS GOLD, RED GRANITE PETROLEUM, NATURAL GAS, IRON ORE, PHOSPHATES, MANGANESE, LIMESTONE, GYPSUM, TALC, ASBESTOS, LEAD, AND ZINC. NATURAL GAS IS ALSO FOUND IN EGYPT. 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. POPULATION: The population of Egypt is 66,050,004. 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%. Religions: Islam is the official religion, and about 90% of all Egyptians are Muslims, most of them are members of the Sunni sect. The Coptic Orthodox Church (similar to Christians) has no more than 3 million members. Copts has 7 million members. 1 million people belong to the Gre...

Page 1 of 2 Next >

Related Essays:

Loading...
APA     MLA     Chicago
Egypt. (1969, December 31). In DirectEssays.com. Retrieved 17:15, November 23, 2014, from http://www.megaessays.com/viewpaper/44391.html