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  1. CONTINENT: Africa Country: EGYPT

  2. LAND *Nile River Valley: rich soil formed by silt; farmland*Sinai Peninsula: separated from mainland by Suez Canal*Deserts: cover most of Egypt’s land

  3. Human/Environment Interaction *Agriculture: Egypt’s main economic activity*Aswan High Dam: allows farmers to grow crops all year*Hydroelectric Power: Aswan Dam provides electricity to industries that make consumer goods*Oil: Egypt’s most important natural resource

  4. PLACE *Most Egyptians live within 20 miles of the Nile River*Most rural Egyptians are famers called fellahin*Cairo, the Capital of Egypt, is a rapidly growing city

  5. WORDS TO KNOW * silt* delta* hydroelectric power* fellahin* hieroglyphs* bazaar