Wednesday, July 18, 2012

The geographical position of Egypt

Egypt has long been one of the most popular tourist destinations. The country is visited by tourists from all over the world. Moreover, many people simply can not resist the temptation to come here again and again.
Country pyramids offers travelers a unique cultural richness and magnificent natural treasures. Egypt, which is the largest Arab country located on the north-east Africa. However, part of the territory of Egypt - Sinai Peninsula - located in Asia. Thus, Egypt is located on the border of two continents, which passes through the Suez Canal. The country area is 1,001,449 km2. More than 90% is occupied by desert (Libyan Desert, part of the Sahara Desert and the Arabian desert).
Egypt by the Mediterranean Sea in the north, east, has settled the Red Sea. Thanks to this geographical location, Egypt offers many excellent opportunities for recreation. Determine the geographical pattern of five major landscape. This - the Nile valley and delta of the Nile, the Arabian Desert Libyan Desert and Sinai.
The capital of Egypt is the largest city in Africa Cairo. It was in this city you can find cultural achievements of five thousand years of Egyptian civilization.

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