No country on earth boasts a longer recorded history than does Egypt, the Eternal "Gift of The Nile" as described by the Historian Herodotus. A statement as true as today as it has been through the fifty centuries of Egypt's extraordinary history. One of the largest countries in the world, Egypt is a country of myths and mysteries, the cradle of ancient civilization with some of the most awesome monuments to be seen in the world.
known as the "Mother of the World" Egypt has a reason for such a name for it engages, stimulates, soother, fascinates and love simultaneously.
Egypt occupies the north-eastern part of Africa and Covers an area of 1.001.400 square kilometers, with a population of 80 million living mainly on the River Nile banks. The very existence of the country depends on the slender ribbon of the Nile, the world's second ingest river.
Egypt today, although it enjoys a great deal of development, is also rare blend of a long past still throbbing with life and a vibrant, modern present. Its main resources of foreign currency are : oil, the Suez Canal tolls, tourism, agriculture and light and heavy industry.
About Travel to Egypt:
Most people who think of Egypt think of antiquities, but Egypt offers much more. Certainly it is a prime location to see our great heritage from the ancient world, including Pyramids and wonderful temples, but it is also part of the Holy Land, and tours to Christian and other religious monuments are popular. Yet Egypt also offers nature and desert treks, great scuba diving and even, fishing and birding expeditions. One may choose to relax on the wondrous Egypt Red Sea or Sinai coasts, take in the high culture of Cairo, or even leisurely float down the Egyptian Nile on a luxurious river boat.