Tag: north africa

North Africa/Southwest Asia Essay

North Africa/Southwest Asia Essay

Egypt is often known as the “land of the civilizations” and has more than a 7000 year recorded history of civilization.  The country also has been a pioneer in science, art, architecture and culture.  The region was one of the first to have a unified societal entity.  One of the main geographical jewels of Egypt has been the river Nile, which begin from the Great Lakes in North Africa and empty themselves in the Mediterranean Sea.  The entire country of Egypt is a virtual desert, but it was for the Nile that several civilizations sprung on it bank. 

Read More Read More