What To Visit Along The Nile River

By: Payten Nelson

Aswan Dam

Along the Nile River you'll see the Aswan Dam, created in 1960 to 1670. This dam is located in East Africa Aswan Egypt. It was made to control floods, provide water for irrigation, and generate hydroelectricity were seen as pivotal to Egypt’s industrialization.

The Aswan Dam does use turbines and does not pollute the water. Having the Aswan Dam though, does decrease the supply of fish and hurt wildlife.

Farm Land Along the Nile

Animals, rivers, mountains, and fields might be some things you find along the Nile River. The people grew wheat and other crops but going through tighter areas it kind of gets smaller. 95% Of the Egyptian people live along the Nile and flood plains and delta make up three percent Of Egypt's land.

Cairo Egypt

If you go to Cairo Egypt you'll see that the Nile River flows through the center of the city. More than 11 million people live there! Cairo is pouring waste sewage and industrial waste into the river. The river gets larger and then expands.

Lake Victoria

Lake Victoria is a large shallow lake in Uganda. In the 1850s English explorer John Hanning Speke reached the lake. He came back in 1862 and found a river flowing out of the north side of the lake. Lake Victoria is near boats, people, grass, water, and mountains. This lake gets very large when it fills up in the water way.