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Egypt by Tamika Taliaferro:

Egypt by Tamika Taliaferro

Egypt’s Geography:

Egypt’s Geography

Facts about Egypt’s Geography:

Facts about Egypt’s Geography Egypt is located in Northern Africa, bordering the Mediterranean Sea. Libya is on the western border and the eastern border consists of the Gaza strip and the Red Sea. Sudan lies on Egypt’s southern border. Egypt has two seasons: A mild winter from November to April and a hot summer from May to October. The difference between the seasons are variations in daytime temperatures and change in prevailing winds.

Egypt’s Cuisine:

Egypt’s Cuisine Baba ganoush-a puree of toasted Eggplant, sesame seeds, and garlic. Falafel- a mixture of spicy chickpeas, Rolled into balls and deep fried. Fuul- brown broad beans seasoned With olive oil, lemon juice, and garlic.

Facts about Egypt’s Cuisine:

Facts about Egypt’s Cuisine Food available in this region is called meze dishes which are spiced appetizers or small dishes. The dish reflects the tastes and ingredients of a particular country or subregion within that country. The region also specialized in grilled meats such as lamb and chicken which is often served over rice.

Egypt’s Education:

Egypt’s Education

Facts about Egypt’s Education:

Facts about Egypt’s Education Egypt’s education is state-sponsored and consists of three stages: primary school (6 years), preparatory school (3 years), and secondary schools (3 years). Primary and preparatory schools are obligatory for all students, however 16% of girls do not enroll in primary schools. Secondary and preparatory schools are separated by sex but primary schools are not separated.

Egypt’s Religion:

Egypt’s Religion

Facts about Egypt’s Religion Ancient Religion:

Facts about Egypt’s Religion Ancient Religion Ancient Egyptian Religion- Ancient Egyptian religion was based on polytheism (multiple gods). God and goddess were often represented as part human and part animal. Egyptian’s spent most of their time and money preparing for the afterlife. They believe death was a transitional period and life would be better in the next world. The temple was considered a place were the

Facts about Egypt’s Religion CON’T:

Facts about Egypt’s Religion CON’T people could communicate with the gods. Each city had a temple which was dedicated to their god. During the mummification process, the mummy was placed in a decorative coffin along with furniture, food, and other items which were used in the next life.

Fact’s about Egypt’s Modern Religion:

Fact’s about Egypt’s Modern Religion The majority religion in Egypt is Islam, which consists of 90% of the population. Christians make up 8 to 10% of the population. The Jewish community is very small.

Tourism:

Tourism

References:

References Egypt State Information System: Your Gateway to Egypt. Retrieved: http://www.sis.gov.ed/En/story.aspx?sid=3 Retrieved: http://goafric.about.com/library/bl.mapfacts.egypt.htm Retrieved: http://globalallianceme.org/egypt_education.htm

Reference CON’T:

Reference CON’T Marston, et. Al. (2011). World Religions in Global Context: Peoples, Places, and Environments. 4 th edition. Upper Saddle River, N.J. Prentice Hall.

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