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Through Egipt 2006 by Poison Disposal (CroArt) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 51 W: 0 N: 45] (2073) :: 2006-11-24 - 2006-12-03 :: 4381 Views

Egypt is the fifteenth most populous country in the world. The vast majority of its 78.8 million population (2006)[1] live near the banks of the Nile River (about 40,000 kmē or 15,450 sq miles) where the only arable agricultural land is found. Large areas of land form part of the Sahara Desert and are sparsely inhabited. Around half of Egypt's residents live in urban areas, with the majority spread across the densely populated centres of greater Cairo (the largest city in Africa and the Middle East), Alexandria and other major towns in the Nile Delta.... (full story) (15 photos)