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Continent: AfricaPopulation: 9.76 crores Area: 1.01 million km² Time Zone: GMT+2 Nearest Airport: Cairo International Airport (CAI / HECA)
About Egypt TOURISMhttps://www.holidayrewardz.com/en-in/egypt-travel-guide/egypt-tourism.htmlEgypt is a Mediterranean country spanning the northeast corner of the Africa and southwest corner of Asia by a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.
Egypt is a Mediterranean country spanning the northeast corner of the Africa and southwest corner of Asia by a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula. The country is bordered by the Gaza strip and Israel to the northeast, the Gulf of Aqaba and the Red sea to the east, Sudan to the south and Libya to the west. The heritage of the country trace backs to the 6th-4th millennia BCE and the country has one of the longest histories of any country. Iconic monuments and the valleys of kings reflect the earliest development of the country and are the major and popular tourist’s attraction.
The country has a rich culture and is an integral part of the nation’s identity. Earlier the country was an important centre of Christianity but later in seventh century the country was largely Islamized and became a predominantly Muslim country with a significant Christian minority.
One of the best parts of visiting Egypt is the ability to get face to face with the true marvels of ancient civilization. The country has some of the best preserved ancient artifacts and the museums have splendid relics of the past.
The climate of the country is mostly arid and dry. The summers are hot and winters are only for a brief period. Due to mostly sandy terrene it is recommended to visit the public places in morning and evening hours as afternoon gets very hot. Because of its diverse culture the country has people of every ethnicity and as tourism a major source of income the people are generally friendly and helpful.
With the heavy influence of Arabic and Mediterranean regions, the country has a great culinary taste. One can enjoy great variety of food available throughout the major cities and it is recommended to try the local variety of teas and sweets.