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Egypt
Location
Location•   In the (1) NORTHEAST corner of    Africa
Location•   In the (1) NORTHEAST corner of    Africa•   Borders the Mediterranean Sea and    (2) RED SEA
Location•   In the (1) NORTHEAST corner of    Africa•   Borders the Mediterranean Sea and    (2) RED SEA•   Surrounded on ...
Nile River
Nile River•   Most of Egypt is (3) DESERT
Nile River•   Most of Egypt is (3) DESERT•   People lie in less than (4) 4% of    the land
Nile River•   Most of Egypt is (3) DESERT•   People lie in less than (4) 4% of    the land•   The Nile River supplies (5) ...
Nile River•   Most of Egypt is (3) DESERT•   People lie in less than (4) 4% of    the land•   The Nile River supplies (5) ...
Sinai Peninsula
Sinai Peninsula•   A major crossroad    between Southwest Asia    and Africa
Sinai Peninsula•   A major crossroad    between Southwest Asia    and Africa•   (6) SUEZ CANAL, one    of the world’s most...
Deserts
Deserts•   (7) EASTERN Desert    (Arabian Desert) is east    of the Nile
Deserts•   (7) EASTERN Desert    (Arabian Desert) is east    of the Nile•   (8) LIBYAN Desert in    the west
Deserts•   (7) EASTERN Desert    (Arabian Desert) is east    of the Nile•   (8) LIBYAN Desert in    the west•   Both of th...
Climate
Climate•   Dry (10) DESERT    climate everywhere
Climate•   Dry (10) DESERT    climate everywhere•   Cairo averages 0.4    inches of rain a year
Economy: Agriculture
Economy: Agriculture          •   Only 2% of the land can be              used for (11) FARMING
Economy: Agriculture          •   Only 2% of the land can be              used for (11) FARMING          •   (12) 29% of p...
Economy: Agriculture          •   Only 2% of the land can be              used for (11) FARMING          •   (12) 29% of p...
Economy: Agriculture          •   Only 2% of the land can be              used for (11) FARMING          •   (12) 29% of p...
Economy: Agriculture          •   Only 2% of the land can be              used for (11) FARMING          •   (12) 29% of p...
Economy: Industry
Economy: Industry•   Hydroelectric power from the    Aswan High Dam runs    industries
Economy: Industry•   Hydroelectric power from the    Aswan High Dam runs    industries•   (16) ALEXANDRIA is a major    se...
Economy: Industry•   Hydroelectric power from the    Aswan High Dam runs    industries•   (16) ALEXANDRIA is a major    se...
Economy: Industry•   Hydroelectric power from the    Aswan High Dam runs    industries•   (16) ALEXANDRIA is a major    se...
Economy: Industry•   Hydroelectric power from the    Aswan High Dam runs    industries•   (16) ALEXANDRIA is a major    se...
History
History• In ancient times, Egypt was a great civilization
History• In ancient times, Egypt was a great civilization• Was then influenced by (17) GREECE AND ROME
History• In ancient times, Egypt was a great civilization• Was then influenced by (17) GREECE AND ROME• In 641 AD, Arabs fr...
History• In ancient times, Egypt was a great civilization• Was then influenced by (17) GREECE AND ROME• In 641 AD, Arabs fr...
History• In ancient times, Egypt was a great civilization• Was then influenced by (17) GREECE AND ROME• In 641 AD, Arabs fr...
History• In ancient times, Egypt was a great civilization• Was then influenced by (17) GREECE AND ROME• In 641 AD, Arabs fr...
History• In ancient times, Egypt was a great civilization• Was then influenced by (17) GREECE AND ROME• In 641 AD, Arabs fr...
People
People• Most people live within (22) 20 MILES of  the Nile River
People• Most people live within (22) 20 MILES of  the Nile River• (23) FELLAHIN, or poor farmers, live in  rural areas and...
People• Most people live within (22) 20 MILES of  the Nile River• (23) FELLAHIN, or poor farmers, live in  rural areas and...
People• Most people live within (22) 20 MILES of  the Nile River• (23) FELLAHIN, or poor farmers, live in  rural areas and...
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    1. 1. Egypt
    2. 2. Location
    3. 3. Location• In the (1) NORTHEAST corner of Africa
    4. 4. Location• In the (1) NORTHEAST corner of Africa• Borders the Mediterranean Sea and (2) RED SEA
    5. 5. Location• In the (1) NORTHEAST corner of Africa• Borders the Mediterranean Sea and (2) RED SEA• Surrounded on land by Libya and Sudan
    6. 6. Nile River
    7. 7. Nile River• Most of Egypt is (3) DESERT
    8. 8. Nile River• Most of Egypt is (3) DESERT• People lie in less than (4) 4% of the land
    9. 9. Nile River• Most of Egypt is (3) DESERT• People lie in less than (4) 4% of the land• The Nile River supplies (5) 85% of the country’s water
    10. 10. Nile River• Most of Egypt is (3) DESERT• People lie in less than (4) 4% of the land• The Nile River supplies (5) 85% of the country’s water• At the north of the Nile is a large delta where the Nile empties into the Mediterranean Sea
    11. 11. Sinai Peninsula
    12. 12. Sinai Peninsula• A major crossroad between Southwest Asia and Africa
    13. 13. Sinai Peninsula• A major crossroad between Southwest Asia and Africa• (6) SUEZ CANAL, one of the world’s most important waterways, separates Africa from Asia
    14. 14. Deserts
    15. 15. Deserts• (7) EASTERN Desert (Arabian Desert) is east of the Nile
    16. 16. Deserts• (7) EASTERN Desert (Arabian Desert) is east of the Nile• (8) LIBYAN Desert in the west
    17. 17. Deserts• (7) EASTERN Desert (Arabian Desert) is east of the Nile• (8) LIBYAN Desert in the west• Both of these deserts are part of the (9) SAHARA DESERT
    18. 18. Climate
    19. 19. Climate• Dry (10) DESERT climate everywhere
    20. 20. Climate• Dry (10) DESERT climate everywhere• Cairo averages 0.4 inches of rain a year
    21. 21. Economy: Agriculture
    22. 22. Economy: Agriculture • Only 2% of the land can be used for (11) FARMING
    23. 23. Economy: Agriculture • Only 2% of the land can be used for (11) FARMING • (12) 29% of people farm
    24. 24. Economy: Agriculture • Only 2% of the land can be used for (11) FARMING • (12) 29% of people farm • (13) DAMS are necessary for irrigation and allows for 2-3 crops a year
    25. 25. Economy: Agriculture • Only 2% of the land can be used for (11) FARMING • (12) 29% of people farm • (13) DAMS are necessary for irrigation and allows for 2-3 crops a year • (14) ASWAN HIGH DAM is the largest
    26. 26. Economy: Agriculture • Only 2% of the land can be used for (11) FARMING • (12) 29% of people farm • (13) DAMS are necessary for irrigation and allows for 2-3 crops a year • (14) ASWAN HIGH DAM is the largest • Problem: dams block (15) SILT
    27. 27. Economy: Industry
    28. 28. Economy: Industry• Hydroelectric power from the Aswan High Dam runs industries
    29. 29. Economy: Industry• Hydroelectric power from the Aswan High Dam runs industries• (16) ALEXANDRIA is a major sea port
    30. 30. Economy: Industry• Hydroelectric power from the Aswan High Dam runs industries• (16) ALEXANDRIA is a major sea port• Factories produce food products, textiles, consumer goods
    31. 31. Economy: Industry• Hydroelectric power from the Aswan High Dam runs industries• (16) ALEXANDRIA is a major sea port• Factories produce food products, textiles, consumer goods• Tourism
    32. 32. Economy: Industry• Hydroelectric power from the Aswan High Dam runs industries• (16) ALEXANDRIA is a major sea port• Factories produce food products, textiles, consumer goods• Tourism• Oil is around the Red Sea
    33. 33. History
    34. 34. History• In ancient times, Egypt was a great civilization
    35. 35. History• In ancient times, Egypt was a great civilization• Was then influenced by (17) GREECE AND ROME
    36. 36. History• In ancient times, Egypt was a great civilization• Was then influenced by (17) GREECE AND ROME• In 641 AD, Arabs from Southwest Asia introduced (18) ISLAM
    37. 37. History• In ancient times, Egypt was a great civilization• Was then influenced by (17) GREECE AND ROME• In 641 AD, Arabs from Southwest Asia introduced (18) ISLAM• By 1900, (19) BRITAIN controlled Egypt
    38. 38. History• In ancient times, Egypt was a great civilization• Was then influenced by (17) GREECE AND ROME• In 641 AD, Arabs from Southwest Asia introduced (18) ISLAM• By 1900, (19) BRITAIN controlled Egypt• Egypt became independent in (20) 1952
    39. 39. History• In ancient times, Egypt was a great civilization• Was then influenced by (17) GREECE AND ROME• In 641 AD, Arabs from Southwest Asia introduced (18) ISLAM• By 1900, (19) BRITAIN controlled Egypt• Egypt became independent in (20) 1952• President Gamal Abdel Nasser was president from 1954 to 1970 and made Egypt a powerful country
    40. 40. History• In ancient times, Egypt was a great civilization• Was then influenced by (17) GREECE AND ROME• In 641 AD, Arabs from Southwest Asia introduced (18) ISLAM• By 1900, (19) BRITAIN controlled Egypt• Egypt became independent in (20) 1952• President Gamal Abdel Nasser was president from 1954 to 1970 and made Egypt a powerful country• Today it is a (21) REPUBLIC
    41. 41. People
    42. 42. People• Most people live within (22) 20 MILES of the Nile River
    43. 43. People• Most people live within (22) 20 MILES of the Nile River• (23) FELLAHIN, or poor farmers, live in rural areas and rent land
    44. 44. People• Most people live within (22) 20 MILES of the Nile River• (23) FELLAHIN, or poor farmers, live in rural areas and rent land• Life in major cities is modern
    45. 45. People• Most people live within (22) 20 MILES of the Nile River• (23) FELLAHIN, or poor farmers, live in rural areas and rent land• Life in major cities is modern• Cairo has (24) 8 million people and is growing rapidly
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