Egypt at its finest By michael smith

Location

Egypt covers about 995,450 square kilometers of land. It's located at the top right corner of South Africa. It's to the right of Libya and right above Sudan.

Capital

Cairo
Al-Azhar Mosque

Cairo is Egypts capital. It's 30.0 degrees north and 31.235 east.

Aerial view of Cairo
Cityscape of Cairo

Continental drift

Egypt is located on the continent of Africa. It is north of Sudan and East of Libya.

Africa

Landforms

Some big and most interesting landforms in Egypt consist of the Nile Valley, Nile Delta, Western Desert, and theEastern Desert.

The Nile valley is along the banks of the Nile river, its long plain was a magnet for life.

The Nile Delta is formed from the strain of branches that float in a V-shape towards the Mediterranean, it lies north of Cairo.

Climate,

The weather varies from really, really cold to extremely hot. Through the months of December- March the weather is cold windy and humid, sometimes there can be snow on Mt.Sinai.

Mount Sinai

My neighbors

The neighboring countries of Egypt are Libya and Sudan and Chad.

Big bodies of water

The Nile river, Bahariya Oasis, and the Siwa Oasis are three big bodies of water in Egypt. The Mediterranean and the Red Sea are bodies of water that surround Egypt.

Theme

Today in Egypt they speak Greek, Arabic, Hebrew, Amharic. They are polytheistic, and the population is about 1 million people.

Natural resources

Egypt has alt of natural resources. These are: honey, papyris plant, and the River Nile.

Honey

Papyris plant

Papyris plant

River nile

River Nile

Cultural groups

Copts-Most Copts belong to the Coptic Church, an autonomous Christian sect that officially adheres to Monophysitism, which was declared(451) a heresy by the Council of Chalcedon.

Bedouin-continually search for fresh grazing for their camels and goats and water for their families.

Fellahin-wrest two or three crops from their tiny fields in a futile attempt to feed Egypt's ever-expanding population.

Nubians-A distinct group for centuries, the Nubians (called Medjy) served the pharaohs as traders and elite military forces.

Nubians, Copt, Bedouin

Religion

The three main groups in Egypt are :Muslim, Christianity, and Islam.

Holidays

Coptic Christmas Day- it's just like Christmas but on January 7th.

Coptic Easter Sunday-Coptic Easter Sunday celebrates the end of Lent and when Mary Magdalene found Jesus tomb empty.

Sham El Nessim-one of the oldest Egyptian festivals in which Egyptians celebrate the spring. The festival was originally celebrated by ancient Egyptians (Pharaohs) more than 4500 years ago.

Coptic christmas

Coptic Easter

Coptic christmas

Government

Government and religion were inseparable in ancient Egypt. The pharaoh was the head of state and the divine representative of the gods on earth... The pharaoh was at the top of the social hierarchy.

Vizier- primary leader

Nomark- governers

They are a monarchy

Human environment interaction.

Ancient Egyptians really had a skill in architecture. The pyramids and temples are some of the most famous architectural wonders of the world. The Pyramids of Giza are one of the 7 Man Made Wonders of the World. The Sphinx was an idol, representing quite a few of their gods. Unfortunately, the nose was removed in the 8th century AD, proved by rough chisel marks on the remains of the nose.

Crops

wheat, barley, vegetables, figs, melons, pomegranates and vines.

Barley

Figs

Wheat

Jobs

You can be a program associate, UN woman operations manager, and a retreat officer coach.

Program associate
Operations manager
Retreat officer

Endangered species

Kleinmanns tortoise-habitat loss and because people capture them to make pets.

Rhim gazelle-It is listed as Endangered because fewer than 2500 are left in the wild.

Environmental problems

Some problems are soil loss, air pollution, water quality and water quantity.

Geographic theme

Nile Delta: Where the Nile River divides and goes into the Mediterranean Sea.

Lower Egypt: Part of Egypt where the Kings wore red crowns

Upper Egypt: Part of Egypt where the Kings wore white cone-shaped crowns

King Menes: Brought both kingdoms(lower and upper Egypt together. He got to wear both types of crowns.)

Education

Egypt has an extensive education system that outstrips all others in the Middle East and North Africa, and where even tertiary education is free. The compulsory primary education program follows kindergarten at age 4. Primary school that begins at age six takes 6 years and preparatory school another 3.

Inside Egyptian school

Population and density

82.06 million people and the density is 91.93.

Area

390,100 mi²

Gdp per capita

3,314.46 USD

Life expectancy

Males is 72.2 years

Females are 74.4 years

Literacy rate

75.2% over all

Climate

Egypt lies in the dry arid region except for the northern region which enjoys a Mediterranean climate.

Geographic movement

Eye-Makeup

Papyrus Sheets

The Plow

Breath Mints

Door lock

Toothpaste

They all came from Egypt

Flag

The flag of Egypt is a tricolour consisting of the three equal horizontal red, white, and black bands of the Arab Liberation flag dating back to the Egyptian Revolution of 1952.The flag's red stripe represents the period prior to the 1952 revolution when King Farouk ruled the nation. The white stripe symbolizes the revolution, and the black stripe refers to the beginning of the modern form of government.

Independence

On February 28, 1922 Britain declared limited independence for Egypt. They did not incorporate any of the opposition leaders in their negotiations, however, in order to maintain control of significant details. Most importantly, Britain kept control of Sudan and maintained its right to defend foreign interests in Egypt.

Technology

The Egyptians invented and used many simple machines, such as the ramp and the lever, to aid construction processes. They used rope trusses to stiffen the beam of ships.

Transportation

They walk, take ferries,chariots,carts,sledges, and litters.

Created By
Michael Smith
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Credits:

Created with images by Maryam62 - "camel mount decorated" • Charlie Phillips - "View from the City of the Dead, Cairo" • D-Stanley - "Al-Azhar Mosque" • Bakar_88 - "Aerial View of Cairo" • Daveness_98 - "Cityscape in Cairo" • gloria_euyoque - "IMG_1337" • gloria_euyoque - "IMG_1384" • Seetheholyland.net - "Mount Sinai" • nathanh100 - "Map of Egypt, Recent" • karenandbrademerson - "honey comb" • M. Martin Vicente - "Cyperus papyrus" • Starr Environmental - "starr-110330-3731-Cyperus_papyrus-dwarf_habit_in_water_garden-Garden_of_Eden_Keanae-Maui" • motazabdelazeem صور من السودان - "River nile" • flöschen - "The river Nile" • Christopher.Michel - "Exploration of Sudan" • Gigi Ibrahim - "Mina Daniel's Sister" • yeowatzup - "Bedouin, Syrian Desert" • Afshad - "holy quran ramadan holy" • Iqbal Osman1 - "Islam" • ilyessuti - "home black and white cross" • Nebunel1 - "coptic christmas" • Damian Gadal - "Scrambled" • Nebunel1 - "coptic christmas" • enneafive - "Ripening" • mirymah - "#fig" • Dace Kiršpile - "Wheat" • lorenkerns - "Day 71: Roger E. Olsen speaking at George Fox {about me}" • sasint - "caucasian people jovial clipboard" • cliff1066™ - "Robert E. Lee" • kathrynbullock - "Thomson's gazelle" • topol6 - "tortoise_water3" • makamuki0 - "mediterranean tortoise turtle priorat" • Jorge Lascar - "Mihrab (marking the direction of the Kaaba in Mecca) - Madrasa of Sultan al-Zahir Barquq - Qalawun complex" • Karl Karl - "Dom in a Nubian school, Aswan, Egypt" • Jorge Lascar - "Enhanced contrast shows Islamic patterns and details lost in shadows - Sultan Qalawun complex" • stevepb - "toothbrush toothpaste dental care" • girochantal - "plow former flea market" • phtorxp - "door handle door lock" • Shyla86 - "eye make-up makeup" • khalid Albaih - "Egypt's flag" • Brad.K - "Rope" • Thaliesin - "control high voltage electricity" • silverfox09 - "Ramp" • jdnx - "Alcatraz Ferry" • MarioMancuso - "line" • elukac - "horses roman arena"

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