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Explore the transcontinental country of Egypt.  Situated mainly in North Africa, together with the Sinai Peninsula, Egypt forms a land bridge in South-West Asia. Egypt is the 29th biggest country in the world, covering a total area of 1,002,450 sq. km. and has a population of approximately 79 million.  It is located in the North-East corner of the African continent, on the Mediterranean Sea, at the crossroads between Africa, Asia and Europe. It is bordered to the East by the Red Sea, Palestine and Israel to the North-East, Libya to the West, and Sudan to the South.

Make your long awaited visit to the land of pharaohs and pyramids in Egypt a truly  unfortgettable experience by going on the cheapest holidays available with your loved ones and family. Contrary to popular belief, Egypt is not only popular for its varied desert landscapes, the Great Pyramids, the monument of the Sphinx and the beauty of the Nile River as Egypt is also recognized as one of the cradles of early human civilization. The country also gained international notice for the beauty of its beaches along the  stretch of the Red Sea as well the fantastic diving and snorkeling opportunities off the coast.

Egypt is divided into 4 main geological areas: The Nile Valley and Delta, the Western Desert, the Eastern Desert and the Sinai Peninsula.

The stunning, colossal monuments of Ancient Egypt never fail to astonish. The heat, sight and light of the desert invigorate. The cool, turquoise waters rejuvenate. A romantic cruise along the Nile, the world's longest river, dazzles the senses. The Red Sea Riviera is pure escapism. No place has the magic, mystery and pleasures of Egypt. Travel to Egypt to discover a world of wonder.

5000 years of civilization have contributed to the cultural heritage of Egypt and to building the strength and independence of its citizens. The country’s history is a sequence of invasions, eras of glory, battles and victories.  In 1952, Egypt was declared a republic.

Cairo, the capital and largest city has a population of approximately 11,6 million.

 

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