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Culture
Egypt
By Caitlyn Limpioso and Julia Power
Government
The Egyptian Flag
The Capital: Cairo
Sources:
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/eg.html
http://www.classbase.com/Countries/egypt/Education-System
http://poy.time.com/2013/11/25/vote-now-who-should-be-times-person-of-the-year/slide/abdel-fattah-el-sisi/
Economy
Al Harrah
Current Leader
Major City/Governorate Capital
Major City
Abdel Fattah el-Sisi
http://www.crwflags.com/fotw/flags/eg.html
http://www.greenwichmeantime.com/time-zone/africa/egypt/cairo/
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/eg.html
http://www.nationsonline.org/oneworld/map/egypt_map.htm
Ath Thamad
http://wwp.greenwichmeantime.com/time-zone/africa/egypt/cairo/
CAIRO
http://www.touregypt.net/alexandria/
Political Map
Alexandria
http://www.mapsofworld.com/egypt/cities/
http://www.mapsofworld.com/egypt/cities/
Giza
Giza
http://www.mapsofworld.com/egypt/cities/
Port Said
http://www.mapsofworld.com/egypt/cities/
http://egyptianstreets.com/2014/08/13/port-said-egypts-forgotten-treasure/
Shubra El-Kheima
http://www.mapsofworld.com/egypt/cities/
http://biggsity.com/shubra-el-kheima-egypt.html
Shubra El-Kheima
http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/media/94685/Population-density-of-Egypt
Population Density
The areas around Cairo, Shubra al-Khaymah, and Port Said are densely populated. Cairo has one of the largest and busiest metropolitan areas in the world. Shubra al-Khaymah is mainly a place for factory workers and their families who work locally. It is also connected to Cairo through the Cairo metro. Port Said is a commercial hub in Egypt and a summer tourist spot.
Education
http://poy.time.com/2013/11/25/vote-now-who-should-be-times-person-of-the-year/slide/abdel-fattah-el-sisi/
http://www.classbase.com/Countries/egypt/Education-System
Kids are mandated to go to school for 13 years.
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/eg.html
School is divided into three chunks:
Elementary + Primary Stage (7 years)
Preparatory Stage (3 years)
Secondary School (3 years)
There are four types of schools in Egypt: public, private, institutions, and expat and embassy schools.
Current Issues
Arabic
English
Approximate Percentages of Languages Spoken in Egypt
http://www.hilalplaza.com/islamic-culture/egypt/egypt_muslim_culture.html
http://web.stanford.edu/dept/lc/arabic/img-arabic/calligraphy/
http://languagesalons.com/french/
http://lrwiki.ldc.upenn.edu/mediawiki/index.php/Berber/Berber
Religions
Ethnic Groups
Holidays
Type of government
Egypt's government is a republic.
The people vote for a representative to run the country.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Politics_of_Egypt
Sham el-Nessim
Type of Economy
Major Exports
This holiday has been celebrated for as long as Egypt has been around. It mainly revolves around agriculture and later related to Christianity and Easter. It is celebrated on the Monday after Coptic Easter.
This holiday is celebrated by preparing traditional food and go for picnics outside. Multiple foods have specific meanings on this day. For example, salted fish is a symbol of welfare and fertility. Eggs symbolize new life, and it is believed to bring luck.
http://egyptholidaysdirectory.com/event/sham-el-nessim.html
Revolution Day
http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/01/11/187801.html
This day commemorates when Egypt became an independent republic after the Free Officers, a military coup, ended monarchy in Egypt on July 23, 1952.
In honor of this day, the Egyptian president releases a statement that praises the revolution, and there is a celebration performed by the minister of defense.
http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/1449894/Revolution-Day
http://egyptholidaysdirectory.com/event/sinai-liberation-day.html
Sinai Liberation Day
Major Trade Partners
Sinai Liberation Day celebrates when Israel returned the Sinai Peninsula after signing the Camp David Accords, and Egypt regained the region.
It is celebrated through festivals around April by all Egyptians.
Italy
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_Italy
United States
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Flag_of_the_United_States.svg
India
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_India
Germany
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_Germany
Saudi Arabia
Music
Art
Resources
https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/ancient-art-civilizations/egypt-art/beginners-guide-egypt/a/egyptian-art
http://atlas.media.mit.edu/profile/country/egy/
Crude Petroleum
http://www.petroleum.co.uk/
Indigenous Animals
http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/180382/Egypt/43454/Plant-and-animal-life
Gold
http://www.trunews.com/gold-falls-six-week-low/
Modern Music
This song is from 1977. In the 1970's, Shababi music, or Egyptian pop music, was created. This form of music had the signature Arab sound but with a techno beat.
http://www.worldmusic.net/guide/music-of-egypt-ancient-civilisation-modern-nation/

Old Music
During the times of ancient Egypt, folk songs were very popular. There are different types of it according to region. For example, the music in the Nile Valley,
Saiyidi
, features a drum,
nahrasan
, and trumpet,
mismar saiyidi
. On the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, the folk songs use a stringed instrument, the s
imsimaya
.
Egyptian art, especially from ancient times, were made to honor a divine or dead recipient. Also, it acts as a connection with people and the gods.
Heiroglyphs are considered tiny pieces of art that stand for phonetic sounds or actual things.
All Egyptian were made as a connection for the gods to be in the terrestrial world. Some statues had various purposes. Divine cult statues were special statues that were used for daily rituals.
GDP
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/eg.html
$272 billion
USA- $16.8 trillion
Egypt is ranked 40th in the world.
Per Capita Income
Egypt is a market-oriented economy. Production and distribution is based on supply and demand.
Nitrogenous Fertilizers
$3,314.50
USA- $53,042.00
Types of Jobs
Sports/ Past Times
Famous Person
Food
Egypt recently bombed ISIS after receiving a video from them slaughtering 21 innocent Egyptians.
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/egypt-bombs-isis-in-revenge-for-beheadings/
Another type of Egyptian art is paintings on the wall that either display battle or hunting scenes.
ISIS and the 21 Egyptians before the beheading.
http://www.generationaldynamics.com/pg/ww2010.weblog.htm
In Egypt, coffeehouses are popular places for Egyptians to talk, read from the Qu'ran, and tell stories. They like to watch sports on the televivsion.
http://globalvoicesonline.org/2015/02/16/egypt-bombs-isis-sites-in-libya-in-retaliation-for-the-beheading-of-21-egyptian-copts/
Derna, Libya, after being bombed by Egypt.
The most popular sport in Egypt is soccer. A lot of other sports come from its roots of ancient Egypt like westling and weightlifting.
http://www.sis.gov.eg/En/Templates/Articles/tmpArticles.aspx?ArtID=1712#.VQqV9WTF-aQ
http://www.laits.utexas.edu/cairo/modern/life/life.html
Domestic animals: Buffalo, camels, donkeys, sheep, and goats
Egypt is very rich in birdlife
In ancient Egypt, there were hippo, giraffes, and ostriches, but they don't exist in Egypt anymore.
http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/180382/Egypt/43454/Plant-and-animal-life
Cleopatra was the queen of Egypt for a short time, but she is one of the most well-known female rulers in history.
Farming and agriculture based jobs
Local businesses
Collecting oil
Textile making
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Egypt
Nile River
http://www.biography.com/people/cleopatra-vii-9250984
Papyrus
Honey
Crude Petroleum
These resources are often exported to other countries for money
Ghorayebah
Ingredients:
Salted butter
Sugar
All-purpose flour
Pecan (for garnish)
White chocolate
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