Arab Republic of Egypt Area : 386,660 Sq Mi Population: 77.5 m Capital : Cairo Official Language : Arabic Currency : The Egyptian Pound (L.E.)
Egypt The cradle of civilization ,the land of glory ….
Egypt had several names in its ancient history: • 1.KMT: which means the black soil.
5. Egyptos : in the 9th century BC the old temple of god Betah • The name was mentioned in the Odessa epic . • It also mean Ajbi in ancient langue which mean eternal water
Cities of ancient Egypt • Amarna: In Almenia Governorate. • Here was the first place where people of Egypt learned about the one God (Aton). • When king Akhenaton and his beautiful wife Nefrtiti started their way to the one god.
Fayoum A place of nature, history and religion.
Fayoum • The Fayoum Oasis lies about 100 kilometers southwest of Cairo. A series of terraced beaches correspond to a series of cultures which inhabited the area. The site shows evidence of nearly continuous occupation since Acheulian times, about 1 million years ago. The artifacts in the Logan Collections date to the "Fayoum Neolithic" period, approximately 4200 - 3800 BCE.
Egyptians • Egyptian people are known to be: * Cooperative * Helpful * Peaceful And they have a great sense of humor
Diversity in Egypt • Along with Egyptians, - Nubian - Bedouin - Greek - Italian - Palestinian and Sudanese refuges Are living Together peacefully in Egypt
Diversity in religion: - The majority of Egyptians are Muslims - Egypt has also Christians, mainly native Coptic orthodox - Some other minor religions exist.