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Geography of Egypt (06:05)


Egypt lies at the north east corner of the continent of Africa and is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the North and Libya to the west. Egypt's land contains three principal geographical areas.

Ancient Egypt (04:32)

Ancient Egypt is comprised of three major time periods; Old Kingdom, Middle Kingdom, and New Kingdom. The New Kingdom was the most prosperous time in the history of Ancient Egypt.

Modern Egypt Meets Ancient Egypt (08:26)

Today the capital of Egypt is Cairo, the largest city in the entire Arab world. A few miles away are the Giza pyramids, monumental tombs to ancient pharos.

Egypt Today (05:07)

Today Egypt is officially known as the Arab Republic of Egypt and is run under a government called democratic presidential. Although Egypt's industrial base has made great strides, the country's economy remains strained.

Ancient Egypt (02:50)

Ancient Egypt is comprised of three time periods, the Old Kingdom (2700 - 2260 BC), the Middle Kingdom (2050 - 1730 BC), and the New Kingdom (1580 - 1085 BC). The New Kingdom was the most prosperous time in Ancient Egyptian history.

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Egypt: World History & Culture



Egypt, the home of awe-inspiring monuments and treasures, comes to life in this comprehensive video journey through one of the oldest civilizations in the world.

Length: 25 minutes

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Copyright date: ©1996

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