Brief Description Of Key Country Facts

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Brief description of key country facts:
Egypt is one of the most populated country in the Middle East. It is one of the world’s first nation and carries one of the longest history of the modern world. This country is one of the pillar of modern civilization and was one of the first to develop abilities such as writing, agriculture, organized civilization and so on. Egypt is located in the North East of Africa next to Palestine and the Gaza Strip. It is mostly a desert country. Egypt counts about 88 million inhabitants (2015 estimation) and among this number the crude birth rate (CRB) reaches 23.35 on a population of 1,000 people (2014 estimation). (source: CIA World Factbook)
Capital Government Population Currency

Cairo
Republic
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Coat of arms of Egypt: The Egyptian coat of arms shows a golden eagle, the Eagle of Saladin. On the pedestal of the bird appears the national name in Arabic, Jumhuriyat Misr al-Arabiya ("Arab Republic of Egypt").
National Flower: The Egyptian Lotus is the national flower of Egypt. It 's also referred to as the water-lily, an aquatic flower.

The Pharaoh was the ancient Egyptian ruler of the country. They were believed to be the incarnation of Horus, an Egyptian ancient God.
The Great Sphinx of Egypt represents an enormous lion with a head of a man. It is part of the wonders of the world.

Major public Holidays
Day Description
1st day of the Spring (2nd Monday after the Coptic Easter day) Called Sham El-Nessim day
25th April Sinai liberation day
1st May Workers day
23rd July 1952 revolution day
6th October Armed forces day, victory day 1973
13th October Suez liberation day
23rd December Victory day

The Egyptian culture can express itself under many forms. It can be food, arts, literature or architecture.
Egypt has always been a precursor of the arts, with not less than two monuments figuring in the world’s 7 wonders: the Kheops pyramid and Alexandria’s lighthouse (actually destroyed). The Egyptians were one of the first to ever codify their elements in art expression. The paintings during the Pharaohs time were following a very strict code of visual rules and meanings. Their art is very symbolic and
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