The History Of Egypt

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Egypt, located in Northern Africa, is one of the most rapidly growing countries in its area. Its population is one of the largest in Africa, and is the 15th largest in the entire world. The majority of the people in this country live near the banks of rivers. Most of Egypt’s territory, which includes areas consisting of the Sahara desert, is sparsely inhabited because of its climates and living conditions. More than half of Egypt’s citizens live in heavily populated urban areas, spread across certain areas of Cairo, Alexandria, and other large cities in the Nile Delta.
The Egyptian political system refers to the rules, regulations, practices, political structure and fundamental laws all which show how the government, its state power and relationship between the state and society works (Chapin). Egypt is a democratic country. In the 1990’s, there was an up rise in the Islamic religion, causing nationwide riots and issues. This was partly due to Egypt’s government officials having imperial powers over the country. Since then, Egypt’s position on the democratic scale of progression is improving.
The religion that most of Egypt practices are Muslim. Over 90 percent of Egypt practices this religion. Coptic Christians take 9 percent of Egypt’s religion, and the other 1 percent is dominated by other Christian groups and religions.
Poverty is one of the biggest issues in Egypt. In the fifth social plan of the government, (FY03-FY08), the fight against poverty is one of its main objectives. Government officials plan to improve these rates of poverty by improving reading and literacy rates and increasing education and employment.
The growth of slums and ghettos has increased in Egypt. Many of the residents of Egypt live in urban areas, ca...

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Egypt’s economy and market depends widely on petrochemical exports to countries in Europe such as the UK and France. Egypt also depends widely on revenue from tourism. Egypt has a long history of trade with other African countries, EU members, and other Middle Eastern countries. Egypt participates in the Arab league and their most common trading partners are the UK, Saudi Arabia, Netherlands, and South Africa.
In conclusion, Egypt’s government and citizenship is rapidly increasing and improving. With the continuation of government and economic reforms, along with social and political changes, Egypt is on its way to being one of the world’s most stable and widely used trade partners. Although there have been many social and political problems in the past, Egypt’s country and citizenship will continue to grow healthily.
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