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    1. 1. Capital City Cairo Cairo, Egypt, the Triumphant City, known officially as al-Qahirah   is one of the world's largest urban areas and offers many sites to see. It is the administrative capital of Egypt and, close by, is almost every Egypt Pyramid , such as the Great Pyramids of Giza on the very edge of the city. But there are also ancient temples, tombs, Christian churches, magnificent Muslim monuments , and of course, the Egyptian Antiquities Museum all either within or nearby the city.
    2. 2. The Flag Of Egypt
    3. 3. <ul><li>Other Major Cities-Alexandra, Gaza </li></ul><ul><li>Currency- 100 qirsh </li></ul><ul><li>Main Products- Crude Oil, cotton, fruit and vegetables, rice, Textiles. </li></ul>Egypt
    4. 4. <ul><li>Egypt is one of the most fertile areas of Africa, and one of the most fertile of the countries around the Mediterranean Sea. Because it is so fertile, people came to live in Egypt earlier than in most places, probably around 40,000 years ago. </li></ul>History
    5. 5. <ul><li>Egyptian people lived halfway between places where people have lighter skin, like Germany, and places where people have darker skin, like East Africa. So Egyptians were not either white or black, but somewhere in between. </li></ul>People
    6. 6. <ul><li>The Kuwait Office for Charity Projects, headed by the Kuwaiti Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs, and Minister of Communications inaugurated several new charitable projects in Egypt on 24 November. Such projects mainly included Jassem Mohamed Yussef Al-Nasrullah Mosque in the Governorate of Dakahlia and Abdelaziz Abdelmohsen Al-Rashid Mosque in the Governorate of Menufia, reported Kuwait News Agency. The Dakahlia and Menufi mosques will cost about 850,000 Egyptian pounds and 900,000 pounds respectively. </li></ul>Charity Projects
    7. 7. <ul><li>Contributions of pictures and information to Wild Egypt are most welcome, and I (and our fellow readers, I'm sure) would be thoroughly excited to hear of adventures amongst the animals of Egypt, either by the Nile, in the deserts and valleys, or even diving in the Red Sea. </li></ul><ul><li>From the colourful shores of the Nile River to the majestic Red Sea, the land of Egypt teems with animal life, much of it rarely seen by the outside world. But Wild Egypt brings it all to you, and you won't even have to leave your chair. So put on your pith helmets and dig out your khaki pants, we're going on a safari! </li></ul>Wildlife
    8. 8. <ul><li>Terrain and Climate: </li></ul><ul><li>Eastern Egypt: Mountainous Red Sea Hills and in Sinai the Negev Foldbet. </li></ul><ul><li>Vast desert plateau interrupted by Nile valley and delta. </li></ul>Terrain
    9. 9. <ul><li>The Pyramids   </li></ul><ul><li>There are more than 50 pyramids in Egypt but the ones that we will be talking about in specific are the ones at Giza: Mykerinos the Divine, Chephren the Great, and Cheops (belonging to) the Horizon.  Mykerinos is the smallest of the three pyramids.   It's Egyptian name is Menkaura.  The pyramid had a basalt sarcophagus (a coffin) that was lost when a ship that was transporting it sunk.  Mykerinos is named after King Mykerinos.  In the pyramid you can find a statue of  the King and his servants.   Chephren is the second biggest pyramid in Giza. </li></ul>Landmarks
    10. 10. Ғамоuѕ рэорlэ <ul><li>Egypt's first recorded ruler, or pharaoh, was Menes (or Narmer, fl.3100? BC), who united the southern and northern kingdoms and founded the capital at Memphis. Notable successor pharaohs included Cheops (Khufu, fl.26th cent. BC), who built the Great Pyramid at Giza; Thutmose III (r.1504?–1450 BC), who greatly extended the empire through conquest; Amenhotep III (r.1417– 1379 BC), who ruled at the summit of ancient Egyptian civilization and built extensive monuments; his son Amenhotep IV (Akhenaten, or Ikhnaton, r.1379–1362 BC), who, with his queen, Nefertiti, instituted a brief period of monotheism; and Tutankhamen (r.1361–1352 BC), whose tomb containing valuable treasures was found practically intact in 1922. Cleopatra VII (69– 30 BC) was involved in the political conflicts of the Romans. </li></ul>
    11. 11. Interesting Facts <ul><li>The Ancient Egyptians divided their years into twelve months consisting of 30 days with 5 days left over. </li></ul><ul><li>Silver was considered more valuable then gold in Ancient Egypt . </li></ul><ul><li>The Cat was a symbol of Fertility and sexuality, which is why later Ancient Egyptians painted their eye to mimic those of cats . </li></ul><ul><li>The Ancient Egyptians were the first to invent paper, using papyrus. </li></ul><ul><li>Ancient Egyptians mummified animals as well. </li></ul><ul><li>Ancient Egyptians didn't celebrate birthday's . </li></ul><ul><li>Dreams were thought to be communications from the Gods and clues to their futures. </li></ul><ul><li>The Ancient Egyptians loved their cats so much that if one of their cats dies they would shave off their eyebrows and mourn until their eyebrows gre back. </li></ul><ul><li>According to ancient myths, bees were the tears of the Egyptians sun god Ra. </li></ul><ul><li>The average life expectancy for an Egyptian woman was 54 and 52 for a man. </li></ul>
    13. 13. I hope you like our slide If you have any questions then feel free to ask as much as you want THANK YOU