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Maryam A - Egypt


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Maryam A - Egypt

  1. 1. Egypt By: Maryam Alameddine
  2. 2. Table Of Contents 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. Introduction Geography Climate Climate chart Culture Economy History Rosetta Stone Conclusion Interesting Facts Bibliography
  3. 3. Introduction I chose Egypt because I like its history. It has beautiful sights and tourists are there almost every day taking pictures and note taking about its history. Egypt's population is above 85,294,388. The capital city of Egypt is Cairo and most of the Egyptians speak Arabic. Most of them have a Islamic religion.
  4. 4. Geography I know that west of Egypt is Libya, On the north is the Mediterranean Sea , On the east is Israel and south is Sudan. The river Nile flows through the two deserts. It flows toward the Mediterranean Sea. Gebal Katrina , also known as Mount Catherine, is the tallest mountain in Egypt. It is 2642 meters in height. The River Nile is led to the delta that leads to several cities. Most of the mountains are in Eastern Egypt and most of Egypt's beaches are there too.
  5. 5. Climate In Egypt as some people say the weather there is hot. Its true! The climate there, is extremely hot . In the northern part of Egypt it barely rains. The rain fall is only 2.5 cm. The summer average temperature is 50’0 Celsius and the winter average temperature is 9’0 Celsius. Its hot in summer because it is attached to the Sahara desert which is one of the hottest deserts in the world.
  6. 6. Climate chart
  7. 7. Culture In Egypt half of the people are Muslim. Egyptians celebrate the holiday Ramadan once a year. From four in the morning till sundown they cant eat or drink a thing. They usually eat with friends and family. When Ramadan ends Egyptians celebrate eid al –fitr on that day they give money to poor children and their children to celebrate the day of eid. Kushari is one of Egypt's most famous food, its rare to find it in any other country. Egyptian men like to wear cotton pants and a long shirt called galabbiyah ( ga–li-bee-yah). Egyptian women wear black dresses like a galabiyah and children wear them but in bright colors.
  8. 8. Economy Egypt struggles difficulties in industry and business. There are a lot of nation. Produced food for the people but now half of their food and materials imported. They imported raw cotton-cement-rubber and a lot of other things. In result Egypt has to borrow money from other countries.
  9. 9. History Egypt is long and rich, because of River Nile flow, with its banks and delta. Its rich history comes from its native in habitats and outside influence Egypt's ancient history was a mystery until the secret the of ancient Egyptian were deciphered with the discovery and help the rosette stone. The Great Pyramid of Iza is the only at the seven wonder of ancient world.
  10. 10. Rosetta Stone
  11. 11. Conclusion Egypt is an amazing country. I learned a lot about the Rosetta Stone, and the Egyptians thought it had words on it. In the introduction the population was 85,294,388 but now that there is war its obvious that the population dropped.
  12. 12. Interesting facts 1. Egyptians used to play a game similar to bowling 2. The pyramid of Egypt are the last remaining ancient wonder of the world 3. The first pyramid was made out of stone and was built in 2650 BC. 4.Egyptians created glass and faience objects. 5. Luxor in Egypt are known as the world's largest open air museum.
  13. 13. 1. Egypt gift of the Nile, (Arthur Diamond) copy write 1992 2. A-Z Egypt (Jeff Reynolds) copy write 2004 3.In an Egyptian City (Khaled Eldash and Dalia khattab copy write 2002 4. Egypt (Christine Webster) copy write 2005 5. A visit to Egypt (Peter and Connie Roop) copy write 6.Egypt The Land (Bobbie Kalman) copy write 1996 Bibliography
  14. 14. famous landmark
  15. 15. Egypt map
  16. 16. Egyptian Flag