Is your child fascinated by the ancient pyramids of Egypt? Do interesting Egypt facts about one of the greatest civilizations that created the Pyramids of Giza interest you? Scroll down to learn more fascinating facts and more about the history of ancient Egypt.
FREE PRINTABLE Facts about egypt FOR KIDS
Some kids love to learn more about the ancient civilization that once occupied the Nile River Valley and created such beautiful Egyptian art. If this sounds like your child, then they’ll love these coloring pages. Learning while coloring is the most fun!
Fun facts about egypt
- Egypt is a country located in the northeast corner of Africa, bordering the Mediterranean Sea.
- It is the largest of the Arab countries, and Egypt’s capital is the famous and historic Cairo.
- The ancient Egyptian civilization is famous for its pyramids, pharaohs, mummies, and tombs, which flourished for thousands of years.
- Arabic is the country’s official language, but before that, Egyptian men and women spoke an ancient language for over four thousand years.
- Egypt’s population is 109 million, and 95% of the country lives along the banks of the Nile and the Nile Delta, which spreads north of Cairo and along the Suez canal.
- With an area of 386,659 square miles, Egypt is slightly more than 3 times the size of New Mexico.
- Egypt was the home of one of the principal civilizations of ancient times in the Middle East and was the site of one of the world’s earliest urban societies.
- The river Nile crosses Sudan all the way to Northern Egypt and is the longest river in Africa.
- Egypt has 7 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including Abu Mena, the Saint Catherine Area, Wadi Al-Hitan (Whale Valley), the Pyramid of Khufu, and more.
- The Great Sphinx is among the world’s largest sculptures, measuring 240 feet long and 66 feet high, standing right before the Great Pyramid of Giza.
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More Egypt fun facts
- The ancient Egyptian pyramkids are one of the Seven Wonders of the World
- Valley of the Kings served as burial grounds for Egyptian Royal
- The Red Sea is a natural border between the eastern coast of Africa and the western coast of the Arabian Peninsula.
- Ptolemaic Dynasty, a Greek royal dynasty, who were rulers of Ancient Egypt
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