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Egypt is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia via a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.

Egypt is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia via a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.

officially the Arab Republic of Egypt (Arabic: جمهورية مصر العربية‎), is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia via a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula. Most of its site of 1,010,000 square km(390,000 sq mi) sets within North Africa and is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea , the Gaza Strip and Israel to the northeast, the Red Sea to the east, Sudan to the south and Libya to the west.

Sphinx and Pyramid

Egypt landscape

Egypt History

There is clue of rock carvings along the Nile terraces and in desert oases. In the ten th millennium BC, a culture of hunter-gatherers and fishers was replaced by a grain-grinding culture. Climate transform and/or overgrazing around 8000 BC began to desiccate the pastoral grounds of Egypt, forming the Sahara. Early tribal peoples migrated to the Nile River where they developed a settled agricultural economy and more centralized society.

Military coup underway in Egypt, tanks

deployed in Cairo

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