Egypt, Egyptian Arabic Name: مَصر‎ Maṣr, Became one of the most Impressive Civilization The world Has ever seen, Located In the Northeastern Corner of Africa, Egypt Is Bordered By the Gulf of Aqaba and the Red Sea To the East, Sudan to the south, Libya to the west, And the Mediterranean Sea to the North, The Geography of Egypt Relates To Two Regions: North Africa and Southwest Asia, The area of Egypt is 1.001.450sqkm (386, 662 square miles). The distances from east to west are 770 miles and from north to south it is 675 miles. Egypt is divided into 27 Governorates, Contains Some important cities, towns, and places are Cairo (the capital), Giza, Memphis, Thebes, Aswan, Alexandria, Suez Canal, Abu Simbel, Sinai Peninsula, and Rosetta, Egypt population is estimated at 100,388,073 people at mid-year according to UN data.

Arabic is its official language, Egyptian Arabic differs from the Arabic of other countries such as Saudi Arabia and other countries in the Persian Gulf, English is widely used as a second language, The currency of Egypt is the Egyptian pound (EGP), which is divided into 100 piastres.

Egypt Has A Special Moderate Climate All the year, Besides Its beautiful vast coastlines, The prevailing climate is desert and semi-desert, However, the Mediterranean climate prevails on the northern coasts. The temperature average in Lower Egypt is 20°C in winter during the day and 10c at night, and in summer it reaches 35c during the day and 23°C at night. As for Upper Egypt, the average temperature varies between 25°C max. and 8°C min., while in summer it reaches 41°C max. and 24°C min, The winter months are known to be the best time for tourists to visit Egypt

Dazzling Egypt is known ToBe the Cradle of Civilization and the Mother of the world, Herodotus called Egypt, the “Gift of the Nile” Due to the river that has nourished the desert land and sustained one of the Most Ancient, Continuous civilizations in the world

Islam is the official religion of Egypt and Coptic Christian or Christians of other denominations, such as the Roman Catholic Church, and the Greek and Armenian Orthodox Churches, also contains a community of Jews, with ancient churches, monasteries, and mosques dotted across the landscape.

Discover many popular sites in Egypt that you will want to visit if you want to return Back in time, Egypt contains various pharaonic eras with its pharaohs Temples and Tombs, visit Pyramids of Giza and sphinx, Be amazed by Egyptian museum watch Tut Ankh Amun Treasure. Meander through khan El Khalili and perhaps Haggle for goods such as Gold, Rugs, Spices And other Goods, Enjoy Nice climate all over the year fine in summer, sunny and warm in winter in the Red Sea like Hurghada, Marsa Alam, El Gouna, Safaga, and Sharm El-Sheikh.

The best places to visit in Luxor

Luxor derives from the Arabic Al Uqsur meaning the palaces and refers to the appearance of the town until the end of the nineteenth century when it lay largely within the remains of the palace like the Temple of Luxor, the ancient Egyptian called their city waste though it is best known as Thebes the […]

Religion and Beliefs in Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egyptian Religion: The conceptions of ancient Egyptian religion, is a combination of beliefs, played part in every aspect of ancient societies. In all ancient societies art was deeply influenced by religion, and in Egypt art was almost solely devoted to the service of religion. There was a domestic art connected with the house but […]

The Unfinished Obelisk

After leaving Aswan a kilometer behind on the road south to the High Dam, a turnoff on the left leads to the quarries, northern granite quarries, one of the sites in the district where the red granite was cut from the first dynasty, onwards and transported throughout Egypt, the most impressive object here is an […]

Aswan High Dam

Aswan High Dam, So many organized Tours in Aswan include a stop at the high dam that something should be said about it, guides will proudly cite strings of numbers about the dam, for Egyptians are truly proud of this work, they will say it is two miles long and close to a mile thick […]

Philae Temple

Philae Temple or the Temple of Isis, once ranked among the great tourist attractions in Egypt. It was a gem ornate and small on its own island on the Nile, the main part of Philae Temple Aswan is dedicated to Goddess Isis, the mother of Horus and the symbol of affection, the setting greatly contributed […]

Abu Simbel Temples

Abu Simbel Temples were built by Rameses II at the remote village of Abu Simbel, which lies 240Km south of Aswan, they were cut out of the sandstone rock mountains at Abu Simbel and designed to overlook the Nile. The two Temples of Abu Simbel, the great one and the small one have been later […]

Valley of the Kings

Valley of the Kings (Ar. Biban al Muluk, Tombs Of The Kings, or wadi al Muluk) as English a local name bestowed by inspired guesswork anther than of direct knowledge of the function of the era. The site opens 08:00 -18:00 (refreshments are available inside the valley with fees) The first king to have his […]

Luxor Temple

The glorious Luxor Temple gleams like a fairy palace from across the river, lights have been installed to make a night display. The Festive Look of sharp shadows and bright light in the evening is more suggestive of its original impression – all brightly painted and busy with priests and pilgrims – than the naked […]

Colossi Of Memnon

The most famous talking statue of the past is the “colossus of Memnon”, The towering Colossi of Memnon are among the most impressive of the ancient monuments that dot the West Bank of the Nile at Luxor. the sandstone colossus still rising over 65 feet in front of Luxor city the ancient Thebes, Erected in […]

Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut

Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut nestled into an amphitheater of precipitous cliffs, Hatshepsut’s temple looks at once modern in its simplicity and at the same time eternal in its harmony with the site. its stones are clean and bright, located on the west bank of the Luxor Nile, it ranks with the most beautiful buildings in […]

The Grand Egyptian Museum

The Grand Egyptian Museum will be the largest museum in the world dedicated to ancient Egyptian culture. This is one of a kind museum is tailor-made to preserve and exhibits Egypt precious national heritage with state-of-the-art conservation laboratories, along with educational facilities, temporary exhibition halls, a children’s museum, a conference center, restaurants, cafes, shops and […]

Luxor Museum

Luxor museum Is Located On the corniche road half a mile downstream from Luxor temple, open from 8.am to 1 pm and again from 4 pm to 10 pm admission is 50Usd ) This is a lovely Museum, it is everything that the great museum of antiquities in Cairo is not, it is a brand […]

Karnak Temple

Karnak Temple is located two miles downstream on Luxor East Bank, it surely takes time to explore, the site opens from 7 am to 5 pm. Karnak complex known as Ipet-isu—or “most select of places. Its construction began around 1600 BCE with numerous incarnations over the centuries. The precincts cover about 40 acres, enough ruins […]

The Hanging Church

The Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary)Derives its name From Its Location On Top of The Southern Tower Gate of the old Babylon Fortress. It is The Most Famous Coptic Christian Church In Cairo, as well as the first built In Basilican style (possibly)it was built during The Patriarchate of Isaac(690-92). The Church […]

Alexandria Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa

Alexandria Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa (meaning, a mound of shards) because the area used to contain a mound of shards of terra cotta which mostly consisted of jars and objects Made of clay, these objects were left by those visiting the tombs, who would bring food and wine for their consumption during the visit, Considered […]

Saqqara

The name of Saqqara derived from Sukar God, located on The Western Bank of the Nile About 20 KM South of Cairo, it dates back to 2700 BC.  It is one of the oldest stone structures in the world, Saqqara covers an area of around 7 by 1.5 km (4.35 by 0.93 mi). Saqqara complex […]

Egyptian Museum in Cairo

The Egyptian Museum in Cairo is located at the Tahrir Square, housing the world’s most valuable collection of monuments to return to the past. As its depicting ancient Egypt’s glorious reign, The museum’s exhibits span from the beginning of the Old Kingdom of Ancient Egypt through the Greco-Roman period. The Egyptian government established the fist […]

Luxor City

Luxor City derives its name from the Arabic Aluqsur, meaning the Palaces, and refers to appearance of the town until the end of the 19th century when it lied largely within the remains of the Palace-like temple of Luxor The ancient Egyptian called Luxor city Waset, though it is best known as Thebes, the name […]

Cairo Egypt

Cairo is the capital of Egypt and with its population of almost 20 million, it is even the second largest city of Africa after Lagos. The official name of Cairo Egypt is, “al-Qāhirah”, the literal meaning of this is the Conqueror or Vanquisher, The city occupies an area of about 528 square kilometers in northern […]

The Sphinx of Giza

The Sphinx of Giza is not only the oldest sphinx in Egypt, but also the largest, beyond it lies the sphinx temple which is made entirely of limestone, sphinx, The Great Sphinx, or as the ancients knew it, “Shesep Ankh” or “the living image” Known in Arabic as Abu Al Hol, which has Khafra features […]

The Great Pyramids of Giza

The Great Pyramids of Giza is the must See Ancient Egyptian landmark, The complex Of Giza contains the last remaining monument of the seven wonders of the ancient world the great pyramid of Giza, the Three pyramids at Giza were arranged in chronological order from the north to east to southwest, descending in volume, size, [...]