Egyptian Gazette

Sophie Roemhildt

Egypt

What do you think of Egypt. Many people think of kings, pyramids, and other things. But today we are going to dig deeper and find out what Egypt is.

Silt

Silt is a Small particles of rich soil. Silt relates to this chapter because it was good for farming. They use silt for farming.

Phosphate

Phosphate is a mineral salt used in fertilizers. They use it to fertilize things.

Fellahin

Fellahin are farmers in Egypt who live in villages and work on small plots of land that they rent from landowners. Fellahin raise only enough food to feed their families.

Crops

Egypt's main crops are suger cane, fruits, and cotton.

Berbers

The Berbers are the first people known to live in North Africa.

OPEC

OPEC is an organization of petroleum exporting countries. It's an income from the sale of oil.