The Egyptian *Star*
Egypt lies in Africa's northeast corner, with hot, dry, sandy deserts sweeping over most of the land. The Nile River( the longest river in the world) flows right through Egypt supplying people with a large amount of water all year long. The people of our country have built schools, universities, and mosques, which are places of worship.
The Hurghada resort is one of the many resorts throughout our country.
Pyramids are commonly found throughout Egypt.
The Sphinx is a huge tourist attraction.
The Nile News
The Nile runs right through Egypt or as many homesteaders say " Right through our homeland." The Nile is a main source of water for many farmers and other people. For centuries the Niles waters would rise in the spring. The swollen river carried silt, or small particles of rich soil, down the banks.
The Aswan dam has many positives but yet many negatives. Dam manager Arnold Thompson speaks as the dams spokesman and said " the Aswan dam gives us so much control over our water supply and we can store water for up to 2 months." But official Jeff Mrsny argues that " the dam backs up the fresh silt flow which doesn't help farmers, and it also prevents less fresh water."
"Thee" Main Crops
Egypt has many crops because of its unique harvesting systems. One of the crops includes grains grains are commonly found in bread and pasta. Another common crop is vegetables including many carrots and corn. The last of Egypt's main crops is fruit some kinds include apples, pears, and peaches.