Egypt – the lands near the eastern end of the Mediterranean Sea are often called the “cradle of civilization.” Egypt is one of them. It is a desert land in the northeast corner of Africa.
Nile – (Nile – 1500 km). The narrow, fertile valley of the great Nile River cuts through it. For centuries, desert and sea set Egypt apart from the wars of its neighbors and kept it safe from invasion. Good hunting and fishing along the banks of the Nile attracted wandering tribesmen. …