The Suez Canal

By: Mya Crumley

The Suez Canal

The Suez Canal is one of the most important things to the U.S. It imports and exports things from Egypt to the U.S. When the Suez Canal opened in 1869 the Suez Canal reduced the shipping route in the United Kingdom and India by nearly half.

How The Suez Canal Could Affect My Future

The Suez Canal could affect my future because, if the Suez Canal had not opened it would take longer for almost every country to get what they traded for.

Pictures Of The Suez Canal

Frequently Asked Questions

1. How did the Suez Canal start? Well it all started in November 17,1869. When it opened it was only 25 feet deep and 72 feet wide at the surface.


2.How many employees are there in The Suez Canal Authority? There are about 14,000 employees.


3.Who owns the Suez Canal? The canal is completely owned by the Egyptian government. No trades are available in the stock market.