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The Arab Republic of Egypt is a country in North Africa, and parts of South Asia because that includes the Sinai Peninsula. It is bordered by Libya, Sudan, the Gaza Strip and Israel. In the north, the country's coast to the Mediterranean and to the east by the Red Sea. In 1922 the country became part of independence from Britain, which had ruled since 1882. Only after World War II, the country full independence.

Egypt is world famous pyramids, the mighty Nile, which brings exuberance middle of the desert, and the chaotic metropolis of Cairo. There will be constantly reminded that you are far from home when the muezzin calls to prayer from the mosque the slender minarets and aroma of bubbling hookahs seep between street dealers' energetic sales pitch. Eksosdunsten from traffic hub Midan el-Tahrir (the now famous Freedom Square) mingles with the scent of cinnamon, lentil soup and kufta meatballs, and postcards with pictures of the city's proud neighbor, the Pyramid of Cheops, is sold everywhere.

Egypt is located in the subtropical desert belt. The weather is very stable, with two clearly defined seasons: the hot summer from May to October and the cooler winter from November to April. Temperatures increase from north to south. In Alexandria the mean temperature of the coldest month 14 ° C and the warmest month 27 ° C, the corresponding figure for Aswan is 17 ° C and 34 ° C. In the spring wind is often a powerful, scorching and dusty southerly wind, called the Khamsin, which can do serious damage to crops.
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