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Cairo: one of the oldest Islamic cities

Cairo is the capital of Egypt, and one of Africa’s largest metropolitan areas, with a population of over 17 million inhabitants. The city stands in a flat area along the Nile river, between the river and the desert, just upstream ...

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The climate of Egypt: when to go to Egypt

The climate of Egypt has two seasons, a mild winter between November and April and a hot and dry summer from May to October. The country is largely desert, only on the narrow belt crossed by the Nile river cultivations ...

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Egypt: the most fascinating civilizations of antiquity

Egypt (Misr al-Jumhuriya al-‘Arabiya) is a presidential republic of northeastern Africa, which also includes the Sinai peninsula in Asia. The country is washed by the Red Sea to the east and by the Mediterranean Sea to the north. It is ...

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