Egypt

Elizabeth Verdi

Physical Geography

Most of Egypt is desert. The climate is very hot and dry. 99% of the countries population live near the Nile.

Imperialism

Under British control from 1882 to 1923. British troops left in 1952. First prime minister was Zaghlul.

Ethnicity and Culture

Religion is muslum. Arabic is the main language. They dress similar to U.S. Drinks are coffee and sweet tea. Food is mostly bread and beans. About half the population can read and write.

Current Events/ Probems

There was a bombing in a market pace that ISIS has taken responsibility for. One of Egypt's main problems is that ISIS is starting to move into the country.

Landmarks

Egypt is known for the pyramids. They are apart of the 7 wonders of the word. They are also known for The Great Sphinx. Many people like to visit the market places also