tourism in Egypt
Tourist places in Egypt
Information about tourism in Egypt
Egypt is the largest Arab country in terms of population and is a wonderful and diverse tourist destination, where historical, religious, health, recreational and other tourism flourish in it.
It is an Arab country located in the northeast corner of the continent of Africa, and it has an Asian extension, as the Sinai Peninsula is located within the continent of Asia, as it is a transcontinental country.
The Arab Republic of Egypt is bordered on the north by the Mediterranean Sea by a coast of 995 km, and by the Red Sea to the east with a coast of 1941 km, and by the State of Palestine in the north-east with a length of 265 km, and by Libya to the west along a line of 1115 km long, and it is bordered to the south by Sudan at length. 1280 km.
The area of the Arab Republic of Egypt is about 1,002,000 square kilometers, and the inhabited area is 78,990 square kilometers, or 7.8% of the total area. Egypt is divided administratively into 27 governorates, and each governorate is divided into smaller administrative divisions, which are centers or departments.
Culture and history
Egypt is famous for having one of the oldest civilizations on the face of the earth, as people began to migrate to the banks of the Nile and settle down and began cultivating the land and raising livestock about 10,000 years ago, and its people rapidly developed and started simple industries and developed its interconnected social fabric, and they formed peaceful neighboring emirates on the banks of the Nile exchanging trade, A precedent in that all countries of the world.
And it exchanged trade with its neighbors, as Egypt is one of the first trading countries.
The innovation of writing in Egypt had a great impact on the march of life in the country and its rapid development, and the ancient Egyptian was fond of writing, as well as ancient Egypt witnessed development in the fields of medicine, engineering and arithmetic.
Egypt is famous for its many monuments, where a third of the world’s monuments reside in it, such as the Giza pyramids and the Sphinx, the Temple of Karnak, Deir el-Bahari, Valley of the Kings and its other ancient monuments, such as those in the city of Memphis, Taiba and Karnak, and parts of these monuments are displayed in major museums around the world.
A special science was found to study the antiquities of Egypt called the science of Egyptology, as well as there are Roman, Greek, Coptic and Islamic antiquities of various eras.
The various elements of leisure tourism attract a large number of tourists from all over the world, due to the fact that Egypt has distinctive beaches with a length of more than 3,000 km on the coasts of Bahrain, the Mediterranean and the Red Sea, which is also known as beach tourism. As well as tourism in the Nile River.
The governorates of South Sinai and Suez overlook the Red Sea, and these areas are famous for their clear water and colorful coral reefs, which include 75 species, as well as rare fish, which contributed to tourism in marine sports such as diving and diving, as in Sharm el-Sheikh, Dahab, Nuweiba, Taba and Ras Sidr.
The proximity of the Red Sea mountain range to the beach also provides an opportunity to set up camps and beach camps in the plain between the beach and the mountains, or mountain camps and excursions, and this is spread in cities such as Hurghada, Safaga and El Quseir.
As for the Sinai Peninsula, it is distinguished by its marine and mountainous nature, and its views of the Mediterranean and the Red Sea in the Gulfs of Suez and Aqaba together, and it is also famous for its tourist resorts that operate throughout the year.
As for the northern coastal region, which is the Mediterranean coast; It is characterized by the abundance of its tourist villages along the coast; Especially on the northwestern side between Alexandria and Salloum.