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Today news will be delivered to you of the country of Egypt. Located in Northeast Africa and being the size of Texas, most of the country is desert. The Sinai peninsula rests right by Egypt, as well as the Red Sea. The Nile River creeps through Egypt and empties into the Mediterranean Sea.

What's the deal in Egypt?

The Busy Climates and Happenings of Egypt

For thousands of years, the Nile River has flooded every year. The waters would rise in the spring, says the source "The World and its People" social studies book. The swollen river carried silt, or small particles of rich soil. A picture of silt can be found in Figure 1.


The country of Egypt uses oil for a main energy source. However, Egypt uses phosphates. A phosphate is a mineral salt used in fertilizers. A picture of phosphates can be found in Figure 2.


Earlier this week, our chief analyst visited the Sahara desert and caught up on some fast facts about the Sahara desert. He found that the Sahara Desert is the world's largest desert, he found that "Sahara" is Arabic for "desert", and he found that the Sahara Desert is about the size of the USA. A picture of the Sahara desert can be found in figure 3.


Our team recently explored the Aswan Dam. We found that it can hold water for months and can be flooded for water, which is a positive. Problems with the dam though are it makes farmland less fertile and it prevents fresh water from reaching the delta. A picture of the Aswan Dam can be found in figure 4.


Later we explored Egypt's main crops. We found three of Egypt's main crops. We found sugarcane, cotton, and grains. Egypt's fertile land coming from the annual floods of the Nile river help grow these crops. Pictures of the three main crops can be found on figures 5, 6, and 7.

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The Aswan Dam

As mentioned in paragraph 4, the Aswan Dam lays right by Egypt.


Figure 4