Egyptian Culture : Egyptian Cultural Awareness

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ALC 13D30 CLASS 005-17

Cultures around the world are based around at least five of the same cultural characteristics which include beliefs, customs, language, religion, and laws. These characteristics are the foundation of each country. (n.d.). Retrieved May 07, 2017, from
Culture, is comprised of the beliefs, customs, arts, and the way of life of a particular society, group, place, or time of a particular society or group of people. (Incorporated. (n.d.).
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Egypt’s lies within the northern portion of the African continent bordering the Mediterranean Sea to the north, Red Sea to the East, Sudan in the South, and Libya to the West. Egypt’s unique geological history and development are based around the Nile River. The river Nile is the longest river in the world and is vital to Egypt’s construction. Egypt is mostly desert with only 3.5 percent of the land has been cultivated and populated. Being primarily desert this country has 4 major geological areas. The most populated is the Nile Valley and Delta, which hosts at least 99 percent of the almost 95 million residents of the country because of its vast water supply in the river Nile. (The World Factbook: EGYPT. (2017, January 12). Retrieved May 07, 2017, from Egypt’s climate has also shaped the geography of the region. All over the country the climate is warm. There isn’t much of a fluctuation in temperature throughout the year. In coastal portions most daytime temperatures are between 55-90 degrees and in the deserts you can see ranges from 0-43 degrees. The temperature relies on the time of year and the coastal winds. Egypt’s rainfall is also very minute. This
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