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

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