Geography of Egypt

Answer these questions about the geography of Egypt.
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Last updated: September 21, 2019
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What is Egypt's only river?
Nile
What Egyptian dam is the largest dam in Africa?
Aswan Dam
What man-made lake was created by that dam? (hint: named for an Egyptian President)
Lake Nasser
What is the capital of Egypt?
Cairo
What square in that city was the site of massive protests during the Arab Spring?
Tahrir Square
What desert covers the majority of the Egypt?
Sahara
What ancient Egyptian capital shares its name with a city in Tennessee?
Memphis
Which two sea does Egypt border?
Mediterranean Sea
Red Sea
What canal connects those two seas?
Suez Canal
What city is located on the northern end of that canal?
Port Said
What is Egypt's official language?
Arabic
What city has been called the "world's greatest open-air museum"?
Luxor
What Egyptian peninsula is considered to be part of Asia?
Sinai
What gulf is located between that peninsula and Saudi Arabia?
Gulf of Aqaba
What city in Egypt was famous for its ancient library?
Alexandria
Which two African countries border Egypt?
Libya
Sudan
What are Dakhla, Siwah, Kharga, Al-Fayyum, and Bahariya?
Oases
In what Egyptian valley were rock-cut tombs excavated for the pharaohs
and powerful nobles of the ancient kingdom of Egypt?
Valley of the Kings
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Level 74
Jun 11, 2019
TahRir Square
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Level 66
Jun 11, 2019
Fixed it, but also accepts Tahir
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Level 77
Sep 23, 2019
I know that oases is a word, but I get uneasy when I read it.
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Level 73
Oct 29, 2019
There's a small typo in the 6th question: "What desert covers the majority of THE Egypt?" Otherwise, great quiz!
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Level 71
Oct 29, 2019
*Which two seas
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Level 42
Nov 1, 2019
Aassasins Creed Origins really helped me here 😁