Shubra El-Kheima

Shubra El-Kheima (Arabic: شبرا الخيمة‎; also spelled Shubra El Kheima, Shubra El Khayma, or Shubra elKhayma) is the fowert lairgest ceety in Egyp. It is locatit at Al Qalyubiyah govrenorate. The ceety is locatit in the north o Greater Cairo an is pairt o its agglomeration, Greater Cairo. The ceety is kent tae be inhabitatit…

Giza

Giza (sometimes spelt Gizah; Coptic: Giza; Egyptian Arabic: الجيزة el-Gīza), is the third largest city in Egypt. It is located on the west bank of the Nile, some 20 km (12.43 mi) southwest of central Cairo. Along with Cairo Governorate, Shubra El-Kheima and Helwan and 6th October City, the five form Greater Cairo metropolis. The…

Alexandria

Alexandria (اسكندرية, pronounced [eskendeˈrejjæ] in Egyptian Arabic)[see other names] is the second largest city and the second largest metropolitan area in Egypt after Greater Cairo by size and number of population of 4.5 million, extending about 32 km (20 mi) along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea in the north central part of the country.…

Cairo

Cairo (/ˈkaɪroʊ/ kye-roh ; Arabic: القاهرة‎) is the capital of Egypt and the largest city in the Middle-East and Africa. Its metropolitan area is the 16th largest in the world. Located near the Nile Delta, it was founded in CE 969. Nicknamed “the city of a thousand minarets” for its preponderance of Islamic architecture, Cairo has…

Egypt Geographies

Egypt lies primarily between latitudes 22° and 32°N, and longitudes 25° and 35°E. At 1,001,450 square kilometers (386,660 sq mi), it is the world’s 30th-largest country. Nevertheless, due to the aridity of Egypt’s climate, population centres are concentrated along the narrow Nile Valley and Delta, meaning that about 99% of the population uses only about…

History of Egypt

There is evidence of rock carvings along the Nile terraces and in desert oases. In the 10th millennium BC, a culture of hunter-gatherers and fishers was replaced by a grain-grinding culture. Climate changes or overgrazing around 8000 BC began to desiccate the pastoral lands of Egypt, forming the Sahara. Early tribal peoples migrated to the…

Egypt

Egypt i/ˈiːdʒɪpt/ (Arabic: مصر‎ Miṣr), is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia, via a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula. Most of its territory of 1,010,000 square kilometers (390,000 sq mi) lies within the Nile Valley of North Africa and is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea…