Geography of Egypt
Terms in this set (15)
Egypt is located in the northeast region of.....?
Approximately how long is the Nile River?
The Nile River flows in a ________ direction.
The Nile River was the lifeline of the Egyptian people, providing them with ____, _____, and _____.
Water, Food, and Transportation
The Nile River empties into the _______ Sea.
The delta area, also known as ___________, was very fertile and home to most of Egypt's population.
Aside from location, Lower Egypt and Upper Egypt are differentiated by _________ level.
What season would the Nile flood?
After flooding, the Nile would leave behind rich, dark soil called _____?
The Egyptians called the land where the dark soil was left behind The _____ Land.
The Egyptians called the surrounding desert lands The _____ Land.
What were the three seasons most important to the Egyptians?
Flood season, Planting season, and Harvest season
What did the farmers build during flood season?
Monuments and temples for the Pharaoh
What two rivers make up the Nile River?
Blue Nile and White Nile
What is the climate typically like in Egypt?
Dry with very little rain