Egypt enjoys a deep-rooted civilization which began when the ancient
Egyptians established the first central state on the banks of the River
Nile. Throughout the centuries, the Egyptians interacted with other
Historians divide Egypt's past into several phases: The Pharaonic Era
which lasted for
3000 years; the Greek Era which also lasted for 3000 years; the Roman
Era which interacted with the Coptic Era after Christianity entered
Egypt, and finally the Islamic Conquest of Egypt and the Ottoman Rule
till the Modern Era begun by Mohamed Ali Pasha, the founder of modern
Northern Africa, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Libya and the
Gaza Strip, and the Red Sea north of Sudan, and includes the Asian
Desert; hot, dry summers with moderate winters
Population: 87 million
Egyptian 98%, Berber, Nubian, Bedouin, and Beja 1%, Greek, Armenian,
other European (primarily Italian and French) 1%
Muslim (mostly Sunni) 90%, Coptic 9%, other Christian 1%
Arabic (official), English and French widely understood by educated
1 - Egypt (Misr) is a safe country. You can move freely at any
time, walk in any street without feeling threatened.
2 - Living expenses are very cheap, compared to European countries or
North America. You can have a good living standard with less than 500
US $ / month! Some married students even chose to have their children
here in Cairo, as it costs them only about 350 US$ to do so in good
3 - Egypt has many of the world's old, modern, and current historical
monuments and artifacts. It gives you the feel of the history, ancient
Pharonic civilizations, Islamic history, Al Azhar Mosque, Muhammad Ali
Mosque, Salah AL Deen's (Saladin's) Citadel, Pyramids, Pharonic Tombs
4 - Allah has endowed Egypt with some fantastic natural beauty-spots.
Sharm EL Sheikh, Ras Muhammad, Dahab, Marsa Matrouh, Alexandria, and
the River Nile
5 - Cairo is the center of Arab knowledge and information resources.
You can find many of the books that are published everywhere else in
the Arab World, often at a cheaper price, than in any other Arab
6 - Egypt has many centers for teaching Arabic as a foreign language,
so you have many options to choose from.
7 - Egypt is the home for Aldiwan Center.