The ancient Egyptian civilization, famous for its pyramids, pharaohs, mummies, and tombs, flourished for thousands of years.
Where is Egypt located?
Egypt is located mostly in the northern part of the African.
Continent with part of its Sinai desert located in the Asian Continent.
It has a total area of 1,002,450 square km making it the 31st largest country in the world.
Measuring from the very North to the very south you have a total of 1,024 km.
What’s the capital of Egypt?
Cairo, pronounced Al-Qahirah, meaning the victorious, is the capital of Egypt.
A city built around the Nile River Cairo is one of the biggest cities in the continent of Africa. A great diverse city with 9.5 million people, Cairo is one of a kind.
What are the main cities in Egypt?
Cairo is the main city as it is the capital, but other cities like Alexandria, Aswan, Luxor, Sharm El Sheikh, Dahab, Gouna, and Hurghada are also main cities for tourist attractions and the economy too.
During the Old Kingdom, egypt has had the first references to Art in the history of Ancient Egyptian Civilization and since then
Art is one of the most important aspects of Egyptian culture, coming second only to religion arts are divided into many categories such as:
In Egyptian Literature, the first Egyptian writer to win the Nobel Prize for literature in the Arabic language was Naguib Mahfouz.
Other famous names in the Egyptian literature are Muhammad Husayn Haykal, Nawa El Saadawi, Alifa Rifaat, Ahmed Fouad Negm, Salah Jaheen, and Abdel Rahman El-Abnudi.
Egypt is huge in Music and people truly value music in the country. Some of the legends in Egyptian music names are Umm Kulthum, Mohammed Abdel Wahab, Abdel Halim Hafez.
Contemporary music is now gaining a huge place in the Egyptian music market.
Names such as Amr Diab, Mohamed Mounir, Tamer Hosny, Mohamed Ramadan.
The world-famous belly dancing dance style was born in Egypt.
In Egyptian weddings, it is common that they always have a belly dancer to dance with the bride.