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Published On Jul 4th 2011
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With a great historic past and a home to one of the wonders of the world, modern day Egypt is one of Africa's most popular tourist attractions. It even has a rather unique location. It is neighbor to Sudan, Israel and Libya. Being a transcontinental country, it spans more than just one continent. Asia and Africa both have their shares of this country named "Arab republic of Egypt"
Cairo, the capital city of Egypt, proves to be a city whose stature spreads beyond borders. However marvelous, Cairo is also a greatly populous city, being home to nearly 16 million people. Due to the famous Nile, the worlds longest river, Cairo is a port city as well.
     Half of Egypt's 80 million inhabitants are living in urban areas.
 Egyptian economy is much diversified, containing sectors including tourism, agriculture, industry and service. Oil, gas and Suez Canal revenues also take up a huge chunk of the economy.       As Egypt is a great tourist attraction, tourism is also a great part of Egypt. Nearly 12% of the population being involved in the business. Monuments such as Giza pyramid complex and its great Sphinx prove to be great attractions. The pyramids have been classed as one of the wonders of the world. They are magnificent structures in which all outer surfaces are triangular. For thousands of years, they were the largest structures on Earth. The also have the honour of being the oldest structures. they took an estimate of 100,000 men to build and are still being excavated. Ancient runes include Memphi, Thebes, Kurnak and the Valley of the Kings.
   Arabic is the official language of Egypt but the Arabic spoken by the common people is much different from the standard Arabic! Egypt is a Muslim country where 90% is Muslim while the others are mostly Christian.
It is true that the one who hasn't seen Egypt hasn't seen the world.


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