What is the longest river in the world? How many people did it take to build the Great Pyramid? Where can you find green fields in the middle of the desert? This book helps you discover what it is like to live in Egypt. Find out what the countryside looks like and what people do for fun. Discover what Egyptian cities are like and what Egyptian people eat. There are lots of facts, figures, and photos to help you find the information you need.
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Abu Simbel Alexandria ancient Egypt Arab-Israeli Aswan High Dam bazaar covered market Bedouin Berbers built Cairo call to prayer Camels canal human-made waterway cooler season Coptic coral countryside Dakhla Oasis dance delta area desert sands Desert see map Eid al-Fitr faith of Islam fertile describes land festival Fishawi's floods full of stalls government group grow crops henna huge Islam religion founded kilometers king or queen Lake Nasser land that sticks laws and manages live manages the country Mediterranean Sea meters minaret tall tower Moulid muezzin Muslim Muslim person Nile Delta Nile River Nubian peninsula narrow area Peninsula see map person who belongs pharaoh king Prophet Muhammad Pyramid at Giza queen in ancient Raintree Ramadan Ramses II Red Sea river or reservoir river splits rural belonging Saqqara Service taxis Simbel see map Sinai Peninsula Siwa Suez Canal Sufi dancers There's tlie tombs traditional sailing boat Tutankhamen Western Desert WORD BANK