Egypt

Egypt is a country located in the northeast of Africa. Egypt is well-known for its ancient history about the pharaohs, gods and goddesses and most importantly, its pyramids.

Asked in Egypt, Ancient Egypt

What do the Egyptians use the winnowing scoop for?

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For Farming stuff like corn and beans and sometimes potatoes.
Asked in Egypt, Ancient Egypt

What is the name of the Egyptian mens hat?

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DepEnds what type of hat you mean a crown? Or a general working hat :) It could be a 'fez', a brimless felt hat which originated in Morocco and is often seen being worn by men in several countries in northern Africa.
Asked in Distances and Travel Times, Egypt, Flight Times, Edinburgh

How long is the flight from Manchester England to Sharm el Sheikh Egypt?

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Flight: Manchester (MAN) to Sharm El Sheikh (SSH) Flight Duration 5 hours 30 mins
Asked in Egypt, Laundry, Women's Clothing

What bathing suit should be worn in Cairo Egypt?

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From experience it depends - info Seven years old - on where and what beach you visit. Some allow bikini bathing others do not. Most of the locals swim fully clothed. Recently there has been a move away from this for the richer folk who wear the more conservative Full body suit. This covers the the whole body from neck to ankles to wrist. These now appear to be approved on all Arab beaches as we have sold many to places like Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, and Iran. Former belly dancer: Only in private hotels that accept foreign tourist permit bikini or western style swim wear only in private access pool areas that is sequestered off from public display meaning indoor only or those that have gated security and tolerate or cater to western cultural. In the past 10 years much has changed and expect the information about western wear to change again under Egypt's new leadership, ten years ago as a belly dancer the mid-driff area of the body was permitted to be exposed but no longer requires more Islamic modesty laws today! Only now with special government permission (fees for security guards) does even a belly dancer allowed to show her mid-section abdominal area bare if so again it's usually at a western style hotel with restricted and or limited access to the public as the location of most open international dance competitions are held. Yes there are Islamic modesty protests and the need of both police sometimes soldier guards as the protests can be violent. Rule of thumb do as the locals follow modesty practices to avoid conflict. Last there 2009.
Asked in Egypt

Where is Egypt located?

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1. Egypt is a country in northern Africa, extending south from the Mediterranean Sea. Its capital city, Cairo, is near 30N latitude, 31E longitude. 2. It is one of the oldest civilizations in the world, having developed along the Nile River, which flows northward through the center of the country, reaching the Mediterranean Sea. Egypt is located in northeast Africa. 3. Egypt is bordered to the north by the Mediterranean Sea, to the south by Sudan, to the west by Libya and to the east (in the Sinai) by Israel and the Red Sea. 4. Egypt is the location of the Great Pyramid (and two others nearby) and the Sphinx. Egypt is located in northeast Africa. It covers 386,650 square miles. It is bordered on the west by Libya, on the south by Sudan, and on the east by Israel. Egypt is on the north-east corner of Africa, bounded by the Mediterranean Sea to the north.
Asked in Ancient History, Egypt, Ancient Egypt

Who was the Pharaohs chief minister who was in charge of most of Egypt?

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The Pharaohs didn't generally have a chief minister. Though in the eighteenth dynasty, Amenhotep IV (also known as Akhenaten) used the sun god to guide him. His belief in only the sun god caused his reign to change the egyptians into a monotheistic civilization. This didn't last long, as he died young and it converted back to polytheism soon after. Priests could also be considered chief ministers although Pharaoh wasn't forced to follow their pleas. The proof being the Rosetta Stone, in which they gave specific instructions on how to improve egypt.
Asked in Egypt, Hosni Mubarak

How many times was Mubarak reelected?

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5 times. The Egyptian semi-presidential system (A president is in power along side a prime minister who is head of the parliament) states that once elected, a president will serve for 6 years. Mubarak first became president in 1981 when he served as vice-president and the current president was assassinated. It seems very unlikely that he will be elected again however.
Asked in Ohio, Egypt, Flight Times

How many flight hours from USA Ohio to Egypt?

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Departure point: Ohio, United States Destination point: Egypt Estimated flight duration: 12 hours, 12 minutes
Asked in Egypt, The River Nile

What continent is Lake Nasser located on?

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it locate in southern Egypt and northern Sudan. Strictly, "Lake Nasser" refers only to the much larger portion of the lake that is in Egyptian territory
Asked in Egypt, Continents

What continent contains Egypt?

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Egypt is found at the northeast corner of the continent of AFRICA, but the Suez Canal, which runs north to south inside of Egypt forms the border between Africa and Asia. Therefore, the Sinai Peninsula, which is on the east bank of the Suez Canal is in ASIA, specifically, southwest Asia. Long story short, mostly in Africa, but a little bit in Asia.
Asked in Egypt, Political Office Holders

Is Mabarak the president of Egypt?

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Hosni Mubarak is not the president of Egypt now, though he was when the question was asked on the 4th of February 2011. He resigned on the 11th of February 2011.
Asked in Egypt

How much do apples cost in Egypt?

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a dirty diaper
Asked in Egypt, Egyptian Mythology

What role did Horus play in ancient Egypt?

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Horus is the god of the living Pharaoh, rulers, law, war, young men, light, the sun.
Asked in Egypt, The River Nile

In which African country is the Nile Delta located?

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The Nile Delta is located in Egypt.
Asked in Egypt, Mountains

Does Egypt have a famous mountain?

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Egypt is home to many mountains, but the most famous mountain is doubtlessly Mount Sinai in the the Sinai peninsula. Mount Sinai is believed to be one possible location for the biblical Mount Sinai and as such is a holy site for the abrahamic religions, Judaism, Christianity and Islam.
Asked in Geography, Egypt, Sudan

What country is under Egypt?

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Sudan is south of Egypt.
Asked in Languages and Cultures, Egypt

What languages are spoken in Egypt?

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Arabic. In Egypt all the people speak Arabic but some people can talk English and in specific places. Beside that all signs in Egypt are written in Arabic and English Arabic is spoken in Egypt. The official language of Egypt is Arabic. Egyptian Arabic is the most commonly spoken language, with variations of Arabic being used all over the country. However, there are also some Nubian languages, especially around the Nile region. The official language of Egypt is Arabic. The main language of Egypt is arabic. Arabic Ancient Egyptian is not spoken any more anywhere in Egypt. Arabic is the language spoken in modern Egypt. The liturgical language used by the Coptic Christian church is said to be similar to Ancient Egyptian. Arabic (official), English and French widely understood by educated classes arabic Arabic. Arabic the official and only spoken language in Egypt The regional language is Aamiyya, a spoken (not written) dialect of Arabic. Arabic is the official language of Egypt. Modern Standard Arabic is the official language, but what's actually spoken by most Egyptians in every day life is the Egyptian dialect of colloquial Arabic. The differences between "dialects" of Arabic can sometimes be so great that it can be hard for a speaker of one dialect to understand speakers of another dialect. For this reason, it's best to regard Egyptian Arabic almost as a separate language in its own right. Egyptian Arabic The main spoken language in Egypt is Egyptian Arabic aka Masri. Many Egyptians use English and French in business and education. The two biggest immigrant groups tend to use both their adopted language, and their own native languages: Armenian and Greek. Not all Egyptians are Muslim. Christians use the language of the Orthodox Church: Coptic. Arabic. Most Egyptians speak (Egyptian) Arabic, though its not the native language of their country as well as other middle eatsern countries which came as a result of the Arab invasions. Arabic varies widely among Arabic-speaking countries. So refugees from nearby Sudan speak Sudanese Arabic. A minority group in the Sinai peninsula speaks Bedouin Arabic. Other minority languages are Beja, Berber, and Nubian. There also is a minority that speaks Domari, which is related to the Romany language of the gypsies. Egyptians involved in business and education tend to be fluent in English and French. Egyptian Christians know Coptic, the language of their Orthodox Church, the original langauge of Egypt but is only used today in litrugical services (a revival of the langauge is starting to take place with many theologians learning and copts wanting to keep their national identiity to dismiss the effect of the "arabization" process). Many of the immigrant groups within Egypt speak Egyptian Arabic outside the home, Armenian or Greek and Italian inside. yes Some of them do. they speak egyptianish by a really awesome person A small minority of Egyptians still speak French, but the overwhelming majority of Egyptians speak only Arabic or Arabic and English. Arabic. the most widely spoken language is Egyptian Arabic arabik Egypt is considered a Francophile country because French, although not an official language, is highly regarded, taught and spoken. The best example is perhaps the former Egyptian United Nations secretary general, Boutros-Boutros who spoke the language perfectly. I once had an Egyptian as my reviser as an English to French translator in Ottawa. Arabic Egyptian is the indigenous language of Egypt. Arabic, Egyptian dialect Arabic The Official language of Egypt is Arabic. Arabic Arabic 12 it is German English French and Arabic. Arabic. Here are some phrases: as salum-alaykum = hello ila-aliqa = goodbye la afham = I don't understand asif = sorry shukran = thank you al afw = you're welcome Arabic (Offical) English, French People in Egypt mostly speak the Egyptian dialect of Arabic. The language spoken by the majority is Arabic. Some educated Egyptians speak English or French. It Was only Hieroglyphics Egyptian Arabic, English, French, Modern Standard Arabic. Arabic. I think. There are a number of languages spoken in [[wiki/Egypt|Egypt]], but [[wiki/Egyptian Arabic|Egyptian Arabic]] (Maṣri) is by far the most widely spoken in the country. Arabic Egypt's official language is Arabic The base language of Egypt is Arabic. Egyptian Arabic. The main language in Egypt is Arabic. Currently, the Egyptians speak Arabic, unless you're reffering to Ancient Egypt, I have no idea. They speak the Egyptian dialect of Arabic. Ancient Egyptians spoken Egyptian (which probably had a different name in its time). Modern Egyptians speak Arabic. Arabic Egyptians speak Egyptian Arabic and Syrian Arabic, they also speak British English and Parisian French . After the Arab conquest of Egypt in the 7th century AD, Arabic became the major language of Egypt. Today a number of dialects are spoken, with Cairene Arabic being the main language used on television, in advertising, newspapers and so on. Egyptian Arabic has been influenced by the older Coptic language, by Turkish, French, English and Italian. In the ancient world, the language of Egypt was in turn Archaic Egyptian, Old Egyptian, Middle Egyptian, Late Egyptian, Demotic and Coptic (which remained in use up to the 17th century of the modern era). Archaic Egyptian was being spoken in the area over 5,000 years ago. There are a number of languages spoken in http://wiki.friendus.com/wiki/Egypt, but http://wiki.friendus.com/wiki/Egyptian_Arabic (http://wiki.friendus.com/wiki/Wikipedia:IPA_for_Egyptian_Arabic) is by far the most widely spoken in the country. The official language of Egypt is the http://wiki.friendus.com/wiki/Literary_Arabic and is used in most written media. http://wiki.friendus.com/wiki/Egyptian_Arabic is the commonly spoken language, and is occasionally written in http://wiki.friendus.com/wiki/Arabic_script or http://wiki.friendus.com/wiki/Arabic_chat_alphabet. http://wiki.friendus.com/wiki/English_language, http://wiki.friendus.com/wiki/French_language, and http://wiki.friendus.com/wiki/German_Language are also widely spoken and used in business and educated circles. Arabic is the official language of Egypt. Many Egyptians also study English and/or French in school. Arabic. It would depend on what time period you're talking about. Today, however, they speak mostly Arabic (well, their variant). Coptic is another language used, but almost exclusively in the context of the Coptic Church, the native Christian church. Egyptians speak Arabic, but some have chosen to learn English as well. Egyptian Arabic is the language spoken in Egypt. In Egypt, people are known as Egyptians. If the are the folks you are referring to, they speak Arabic. they spoke ancient Egyptian in the past but now they speak Arabic. Arabic is the official language of Egypt Egyptian Arabic.
Asked in Deserts, Egypt

Is Egypt the second hottest desert?

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Egypt is a country not a desert

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