10 Facts About Modern Egypt By Molly Lewis
Modern Egypt - Money • Egyptian currency is pounds, but one is only worth about 16p. • Their pennies are called piastres.
Modern Egypt-The Flag • The flag colours are red, white & black. • On the 9th of August 1946 the Egyptian flag was raised by King Farouk over the Cairo Citadel. • This was the end of the British occupation
Modern Egypt-Continent • Egypt is in Northern Africa. • Their neighbours include: Chad, Sudan & Israel.
Modern Egypt-Language • In Egypt they now speak Arabic. • The Arabic writing is very different.
Modern Egypt-Food • They eat: • Olives • Fruit • Vegetables • Meat • Rice • Dates • Bread
Modern Egypt-The Nile • Not only is The Nile the biggest river in Egypt, it's the biggest in the world! • The Nile is extremely important to the Egyptians because it’s the only source of water in Egypt!
Modern Egypt-Tourists • Lots of tourists go to Egypt to see: • Temples • Pyramids • Sphinxes • The Valley of the kings
Modern Egypt-Football • This is the one the boys will like. • In Egypt the African cup 2006 is on.
Modern Egypt-Capital • The capital of Egypt is Cairo. • Cairo is a bustling city. • It is the biggest city in the whole of Africa.
Modern Egypt-Desert • Most of Egypt is desert. • Except the Nile, of course.
THANKS TO My • Dad for helping put it on the website. • Bro for helping with high-tech stuff. • Mum for helping with the confusing stuff. • Mr Mullet for letting me do it on my website • And special thanks to my friends for support