Egyptian times

Egypt is mostly desert

80% of Egypt is covered by the largest desert in the world, the Sahara. Temperatures in Egypt can vary from 95 degrees Fahrenheit in the summer and drop down all the way to 45 degrees Fahrenheit in the winter. Egypt really only has two seasons.

What's happening in Egypt...

Egypt also has the longest river in the world, the Nile river. The Nile provides life for Egyptians. Without it they would not flourish. The Nile's flood every year brings fresh fertile soil for farmers. Some of egypts main crops are cotton, sugar cane, and grains.

Silt

Egypts fertile farmland is so fertile because of silt. Silt is an element that makes farmland more soft and rich. Silt is almost some sort of fertilizer.

Fellahin

Fellahins are farmers in Egypt who lives on farms and work on small plots of land that they rent from the owners. Fellahins are know for wearing pieces of cloth thing known as galabiehs. Fellahins also speak Arabic.

Three facts about the Suez Canal

The Suez Canal is one of the most important water ways in the world. Ships use it to pass from the Mediterranean Sea to the Black Sea. Makes unnecessary to sail around the Horn of Africa.

Three of egypts main crops

One of the three major crops Egypt grows is cotton. Americans can buy Egyptian cotton which is really soft. The second out of three major crops Egypt grows is sugar cane, sugarcane can be used for sugar of course LOL. The third and final crop out of the three major crops Egypt can grow is grains, I don't know what grains do but it makes money, stay in school.
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