The Nile And Egypt

The importance of the Nile of Egypt and the tourism of the country still the largest African power, the Nile is the longest river in the world. But especially crucial for determining its actual length is what River the geographers each regarded as river. The Nile considered the longest river in the world with its 6671 kilometers. Amazon has hundreds of tributaries, and because it is particularly difficult to name the exact number of kilometres. The Amazon has a catchment area of more than seven million Quadtratkilometern, about half in Brazil, and the rest in Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia and Venezuela are all tributaries. The Amazon is the river of the world, and promoted more water into the sea as the Nile, and merges with next largest rivers ten of.

But the findings of scientists are still not officially recognized. Especially for the people of Egypt, who live almost exclusively in the vicinity of the Nile, the river is a “gift of the gods”- brings annual fertile mud with them but the Nile flood, which transformed the country to both sides in an agricultural paradise where every year several crops are possible. The Nile is the basis of life, which has made possible a settlement of the shorelines. Since the days of the Pharaohs, Egypt’s agricultural year was intended by the rhythm of the rising and falling Nile. The absence of the Nile flood brought famines over Egypt. The Nile River flows south of the Egyptian border wild and untamed across thousands of kilometres through partly uninhabitable area.

Below the Sahara, even crocodiles and hippos live in the Nile. The largest city in Africa is located upstream of the estuary Delta Cairo, a short distance. Cairo and the immediate additional cities on the Nile in the environment together one of the largest Ballungsszentren in the world with more than 20 million inhabitants alone in Cairo itself. Anyway, there is not an exact number of inhabitants of Cairo. But counted together live in about as many people as in Austria twice this metropolitan area. Upstream, sub-Saharan Africa, from Aswan to the border with Sudan the Nile flows now through an almost vegetation-free and uninhabited desert. Still 5,000 years ago, this arid land was green and fertile, and much more populated than it is today. Today has become the tourism of one of the major economic pillars of the country on Africa’s northern end. A Egypt can become the absolute dream holiday vacation with its Nile Cruises, and sightseeing of the antiquities from the time of the Pharaohs. But also in the East of Egypt to attract the kilometre-long fine sandy beaches on the Red Sea beach-lovers. First negative impact of mass tourism stand out to the reefs from the beaches. Especially in Hurghada, it suffered heavily. Learn more about this with Eve Plumb. Now begins to use a rethink but on-site, and Egyptian authorities to protect the natural resources of the Red Sea more. It would be very fatal if would dry up the flow of the vacationers.