Place refers to the physical and human aspects of any location.
There are alot of natural resources in Egypt. To name a few honey, natural gas, limestone, manganese, etc.
Egypt has 4 major cultural groups in the country. The cultures are the Copts, the Bedouins, the Nubians, and the Fellahin.
This is a video explaining who the Nubians really are.
Egypt has many holidays and traditions that they celebrate. On December 23rd they celebrate Victory day. Victory day is when the Suez Crisis ended in Egypt.
This is a video of the annual victory day celebration.
Another day they celebrate is Revolution Day. Revolution Day is the public holiday in Egypt on July 23, the anniversary of the Egyptian Revolution of 1952.
The last holiday I chose is Armed Forces day. This single day is a celebration stemmed from the unification of the Armed Forces under the Department of Defense.
Egyptian politics are based on republicanism. They have a president just like us, President Hosni Mubarak.
The theme Human and Environment interaction is what humans cause. Things like buildings, global warming, and extinctions are just a few ways that humans interaction.
There are many environmental issues in Egypt. Some of the main ones are water quality and quantity, soil loss, and air pollution. The biggest is the water quantity and quality. Most of the countries water comes from the Nile river which is extremely polluted due too untreated industrial and agricultural wastes.
This is a video of some environmental problems in Egypt.
Geographic theme of region is places on Earth categorized by unifying characteristics. Has uniform physical or human characteristics.
Egypt has many people in their country. They have about 95,215,102 people. The population density is about 84 people per square kilometer. Egypt ranks 126th in terms of population density throughout the world. The area of Egypt in square miles is 390,100 mi.
Egypt's GDP is 330.78 million US dollars. The average life expectancy for males is 68.8 years. The females life expectancy is a little higher at 73.2 years. The overall literacy rate in Egypt is 7 5.2. This literacy rate is not awful compared to most but is still pretty low. Egypt is in the Mediterranean climate region.
Geographic theme of movement is the translocation of people, goods, and their ideas from one place to another.
On February 28, 1922 Britain declared limited independence for Egypt. They did not incorporate any of the opposition leaders in their negotiations but wanted to maintain control of significant details. Most importantly, Britain kept control of Sudan and maintained its right to defend foreign interests in Egypt.
Egypt actually made some technology in ancient times, and still use some of it to this day. They invented the ramp and lever technology. This technology allowed them to technological aid in construction. Egypt also made their own paper out of papyrus. The wheel was another thing that Egyptians used and still use to be more productive in every day life.
One of the major current events in Egypt is on Feb. 20, 2017 Egypt launched two rockets. Both of these rockets landed in Israel. There are no injuries but Israel believes something is up because that is the first time since 2015 that rockets have been fired at Israel from Egypt.
Another big current event is Hosni Mubarak’s Release. Egypt cleared the way as the court cleared former President Hosni Mubarak of any responsibility for the killing of hundreds of people during the 2011 protests that ended his 30-year rule, sweeping away the final legal problem the president was dealing with.
There are many reasons to travel to the country of Egypt. The biggest thing would definitely be the scenery. After all Egypt does home the Great Sphinx, the Pyramids of Giza, and many ancient temples to explore. Another big reason to travel here would be trying the new food! Egypt has all kinds of very unique cuisine to try and love. The last big reason to travel would be to experience all of the cultural groups. You can see the 4 big cultural groups the Copts, the Bedouins, the Nubians, and the Fellahin. Egypt is great for trying new things, seeing new culture, and beautiful ancient sight seeing.
The background photo show the Great Sphinx and the Pyramids of Giza.
A teenager in Egypt has a very similar life as all of us, United States citizens. I found a 13 year old, Amr Adel Ezzeldin, that blogged about his typical day.
7:00 AM: He gets up and eats the breakfast his mom made him. He usually eats a boiled egg, toast with white cheese, and orange juice.
7:30 AM: The bus pick him up and takes him to Elnsar School. This is the school for grades 7-12.
7:45 AM: He arrives and has a little fun before the bell rings. He usually plays basketball or soccer with his friends.
8:15 AM: The school day begins. Students line up for 10 minutes inside the school and do lots of stretching.
8:25 AM: Classes start. They have 9 classes and they are 45 minutes long. They study Arabic, English, German, math, science and social studies. They also study art, music and computers.
12:00 PM: They hace recess and lunch. And we go back to class at around 12:30.
2:45 PM: The school day ends. He goes to the bus. Some kids have their parents pick them up.
4:00 PM: He takes a shower and eats lunch. After lunch, I relax and watch television. His family gets lots of American shows on their satellite dish. My favorite shows are Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Relic Hunter, Dark Angel and The Simpsons.
5:15 PM: He starts his homework. The he studies for final exams.
8:00 PM: It's dinner time. His favorite foods are pizza and molokhia, a famous Egyptian dish.
10:30 - 11:00 PM: He winds down and goes to bed.