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Egypt Introduction




Nominally independent from the UK in 1922, Egypt acquired full sovereignty following World War II. The completion of the Aswan High Dam in 1971 and the resultant Lake Nasser have altered the time-honored place of the Nile river in the agriculture and ecology of Egypt.

A rapidly growing population (the largest in the Arab world), limited arable land, and dependence on the Nile all continue to overtax resources and stress society.

The government has struggled to ready the economy for the new millennium through economic reform and massive investment in communications and physical infrastructure.

1UpTravel's Guide to Egypt

Topography of Egypt - Read more about the geography and topography of Egypt

History of Egypt - Presents a detailed historical background and culture of Egypt

Life & People of Egypt - Study the characteristics, background, and details on the people of Egypt

Local Cuisine of Egypt - Find out delicious local cuisines of Egypt

Holidays in Egypt - Check out a list of the local holidays in Egypt

Festivals in Egypt - Learn about the festivals in Egypt

Embassies of Egypt - Provides an Embassy database for Egypt

Administration facts of Egypt - Learn about the governmental administration facts of Egypt

Newstands in Egypt - Browse through a collection of local online newspapers of Egypt

Attractions in Egypt - Discover the best places to visit, sight seeing, and tourist attractions in Egypt

Maps of Egypt - Discover a detailed map of Egypt

Map Database of Egypt - Browse a large collection of city, country, historical, political, thematic, and shaded relief maps of Egypt

Flags of Egypt - Uncover the flag images and description of the flag of Egypt. Includes historical flags, symbols, and related information

Weather for cities of Egypt - Browse weather forecast, hourly conditions, temperature, sunrise, sunset, and other weather related reports for the cities of Egypt

Shopping in Egypt - Find out the best places for shopping in Egypt

Restaurants in Egypt - Browse a list of eat-outs in Egypt

Geography of Egypt - Highlights the location, map references, area, land boundaries, climate, natural resources, land use, natural hazards, environment, and geography of Egypt

People of Egypt - Learn about the population, age structure, birth and death rate, sex ratio, nationality, ethnic groups, religions, languages, and literacy in Egypt

Government and Politics in Egypt - Profiles the country name, government type, administrative divisions, independence, national holiday, constitution, legal system, suffrage, executive, legislative, and judicial branches, political parties and leaders, and a flag description of Egypt.

Economy of Egypt - Study the GDP, growth rate, per capita, inflation, labor, budget, industries, exports, imports, currency, exchange rates, and economy of Egypt

Communications in Egypt - Browse statistics on telephones, mobile and cellular lines in use, radio broadcast stations, televisions, internet country code, ISP's, internet users, and facts on communications in Egypt

Transportation in Egypt - Offers statistical details on the railways, highways, waterways, ports & harbors, airports, and other facts on transportation in Egypt

Military of Egypt - Provides statistics on military branches, army, air force, navy, manpower, military service, expenditure, and facts on military in Egypt

Transnational Issues of Egypt - Explore international disputes and transnational issues of Egypt

1Up Info - Egyptian Political Geography - Encyclopedia resource provides information on the country along with its cities.


 





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