Egypt is part of what’s been called the “cradle of civilization.” It has successfully developed over thousands of years, and its people have contributed greatly to our present-day appreciation for math, science, and art. These developments remain a credible influence in history and religion as well.
The area of Egypt amounts to one million square kilometer. Its population, amounts to 65 millions. Located in the Northern Africa, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Libya and the Gaza Strip, and the Red Sea north of Sudan, and includes the Asian Sinai Peninsula.
The official religion is Islam and the spirit of tolerance and friendship exist generally among the Egyptian people, Muslims and Christians.
The official language is Arabic. A considerable percentage of the Egyptians command foreign languages, foremost among them are English and French.
Egypt is located in the North Eastern side of Africa. More then ninety percent of Egypt is all desert life. Egypt has high temperature and is very dry wind. Egypt is in the Sahara dessert, the biggest dessert, as we know it!
Throughout Egypt the days are warm and the nights are nice and cool. Surprisingly Egypt only has two seasons mildly cold winter from November to April and a hot summer for May to October.
Tourist attractions that Egypt endowed have set it in the leading edge of world countries and the most attractive to tourists by virtue of the abundance the tourist longs for. Egypt was known throughout its history as
a destination for tourists. Egypt enjoys various fields of tourism attraction. In the field of cultural tourism, Egypt possesses more than half of the world’s known monuments that belong to different cultures and ages.
Egypt has a wide range of beaches situated on the Mediterranean and the Red Sea that extend to over 3,000 km. The Red Sea has serene waters, coloured coral reefs, rare fish and beautiful mountains.
Safaga, Sharm el-Sheikh, Hurghada, Dahab, Ras Sidr, Marsa Alam, and the northern coast of the Mediterranean are major tourist’s destinations of the recreational tourism. Besides, Egypt is known for therapeutic tourism. Egypt is considered one of the richest environments of therapeutic value by virtue of its natural resources and dry warm weather; Egypt is home to several unique sulphurous and mineral springs, in addition to the miraculously healing-ability of the black sand found in the city of Safaga.
Eco-tourism typically involves travel to destinations where flora, fauna and natural scenery are the primary attraction, especially in Sinai, the Oases and the Red Sea area. Egypt is famous for its safari and adventure tourism, deserts and mountains that offer an adventurous experience to most interested locals and a large number of tourists. One of the most famous places a tourist would enjoy a safari at is the St. Catherine Mountain. There are several other Safari destinations in Egypt such as Marsa Alam, Safaga, Ain Sukhana, Sinai, Sharm el-Sheikh etc. There are various sporting clubs in Egypt such as golf, equestrian, diving, marina, fishing and rowing. In the beautiful Gezira (small island between the two branches of the river Nile) there are equestrian club, the golf club and the shooting club. Also, around the Red Sea coast Hurghada, Ras Mohammed and Nuweiba. There are famous diving activities attracts people who are interested in such sports.
Egypt with its nature, sunshine and generous hospitable people welcome its visitors and invites them to spend vacations full of joy, rich in culture and knowledge together with unforgettable memories.
Egypt has it all!