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Life In Cairo
Life In Cairo

Cairo is a vibrant, exhilarating, exotic, fascinating and welcoming city. Home to the best Pharaonic, Coptic and Islamic sights in Egypt, this city is where you never know what ...

Sharm El Sheikh Entry Permissions & Visas
Sharm El Sheikh Entry Permissions & Visas

* Nationals from UK , EU and USA travelling to Sharm El Sheikh, Dahab, Nuweiba and Taba resorts ONLY, for a maximum of 14 DAYS, do not require a visa prior to travelling as a free entry ...

Money & Exchange in Egypt
Money & Exchange in Egypt

Egyptian Money

Egypt currency is the Egyptian pound (L.E.). One pound is made up of 100 piastres (pt). The notes are just in denominations ...

River Nile .. The Eternal River
River Nile .. The Eternal River

The River Nile is about 6,670 km (4,160 miles) in length and is the longest river in Africa and in the world. Although it is generally associated with Egypt, only 22% of the ...

Islamic Holidays and Observances
Islamic Holidays and Observances

Ramadan, the Month of Fasting. The Meaning of Ramadan. Ramadan is a special month of the year for over one billion Muslims throughout the world. It is a time for inner reflection, devotion ...

Weather in Egypt
Weather in Egypt

The Egyptian summer is hot and dry in most of the country, and humid in the Delta and along the Mediterranean Coast. In recent years the humidity has spread to Cairo, and the city swelters ...

Ancient Egypt
Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egypt, civilization that thrived along the Nile River in north eastern Africa for more than 3,000 years, from about 3300 bc to 30 bc. It was ...

Egyptian Museum
Egyptian Museum

Egyptian Museum, museum in Cairo, Egypt, containing the world’s largest collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts. It also administers other Egyptian museums and controls excavations ...

History Stages of Ancient Egypt
History Stages of Ancient Egypt

Egypt has the oldest continuously existing civilization in the world. Most scholars believe that the Egypt was first unified in about 3100 BC. Egypt maintained its independence and unity ...

Egyptian Mythology
Egyptian Mythology

The religious beliefs of the ancient Egyptians were the dominating influence in the development of their culture, although a true religion, in the sense of a unified theological system, ...

The Idea of Pyramid and its Development
The Idea of Pyramid and its Development

Pyramids (Egypt), large structures with four triangular sides that meet in a point at the top, directly over the centre of the pyramid’s square base. Ancient peoples in several ...

Camel, the Desert Ship
Camel, the Desert Ship

Camel, large ruminant native to the desert regions of Asia and northern Africa. There are two kinds of camels: the Arabian, or dromedary

Modern Egypt
Modern Egypt

Egypt, officially the Arab Republic of Egypt (Jumhūrīyat Misr al-Arabīyah in Arabic), country in northeastern Africa and southwestern Asia. Most of the country lies in Africa, but ...

Arabic Language in Egypt
Arabic Language in Egypt

Arabic language is a Semitic language, most closely related to Hebrew, Aramaic, Ugaritic and Phoenician. Arabic is spoken by almost 200 million people in more than twenty two countries, ...