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The White Desert in Egypt (White Desert) is one of the numerous national reserves of this country, which is a small area located in the west of Egypt, 500 km from its capital, Cairo. In fact, it is part of the Sahara desert, located between the oases of Bahariya and Farafra. Its area is about 300 thousand km2. In deep antiquity, there was an ocean floor here, but after the gathering of water and drainage there remained karst limestone formations that formed stunningly beautiful and bizarre landscapes. Getting to the White Desert is not easy, but this place will definitely impress you. Continue reading
Most of the population of Egypt professes the Islamic religion. The mosques of Cairo (and this city is the center of the Arab-Muslim culture of Egypt) are the most outstanding monuments of Egyptian Muslim culture and architecture. No wonder romantic travelers once called Cairo “a city of a thousand minarets.”
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The Suez Canal is an artificial sea route in Egypt that separates Eurasia from Africa. For nearly 150 years, it has been used for the shortest transportation of goods from the Mediterranean to the Indian Ocean.
Suez Canal on the map is very easy to find. It connects the Mediterranean with the Red. On the one side of the Suez Canal is the port city of Port Said (on the Mediterranean coast), and on the other – Suez (on the Red Sea coast). He “cuts” the narrowest part of the Suez Isthmus. Continue reading