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Nile louis walker

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  • 1. The River Nile Louis Walker
  • 2. Where is it?
    • Starts – Lake Victoria
    • Goes through
      • Burundi
      • Uganda
      • Ethiopia
      • Sudan
      • Egypt
    • Ends - Mediterranean Sea
  • 3. How long is it?
    • Approx 6,695 kilometers (4,160 miles)
    • World’s longest
      • says Wikipedia!
  • 4. Ancient Egyptians
    • The Nile gave them water and food
    • Flooded every year
      • From snow in Eithiopia
    • Flood dropped silt
    • Silt is good for growing plants in
  • 5. Ancient Rome
    • Romans conquered Eygpt
    • The Eygptian grew lots of corn
    • The Romans wanted the corn to feed their Empire
  • 6. Aswan dam
    • One of the largest in the world
    • Stops the annual flood
    • Provides water for farming
    • Lots of hydro-electricity
  • 7. Holidays!
    • Lots of people go on Nile Cruises
    • Tourists bring Egypt lots of money
  • 8. People
    • 82 million people in Egypt
    • Mainly because of the Nile