MIDDLE EAST COUNTRY DISCOVERY
By Kinsey Phillips
Egypt is a poor country. The Egyptian Pound the their form of currency, converted 1 Egyptian Pound is equal to 0.13 American dollars. Egypt's main exports are oil, petroleum, cotton and their main imports are machinery, food, wood.
The life expectancy rate for males is Egypt is 69 and for females 73. Birth rate per 1000 people is 23 babies. Literacy rate is Egypt is 74 percent.
Drinking water has had many achievements in the past 10 years with 90 percent having water run and filtered.
The Egyptian use a lot of legumes. vegtables and fruit when making food because of the large quantities and high quality of these crops in the Nile Valley.
Traditional Egyptian clothing and modern Egyptian clothing is very similar, women usually cover themselves in flowing dresses or robes and sometimes where veils and men long , large shirts and loose trousers. Usually both covere their heads.
Religions and Language
The most popular religion for Egyptians is Muslim and most Egyptians talk in Modern Standarah Aradic.
Compare and Contrast with United States and Egypt
the people of both countries vote for their leaders
the people of both countries want to live free, raise families
Egypt never gets any snow
The people of Egypt usually fall into 2 categories , rich or poor
Egypt is a much older country