Wednesday, April 04, 2007

Welcome to Cairo, Egypt!


Giza

At Giza, Khufu built the largest pyramid in the world. His example was followed by two of his successors, Khafre (Chephren) and Menkaure (Mycerinus), thus increasing the fame of Giza, the Pyramids which were considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.

Egypt Fast Facts
Population: 78,8 million people(July 2006 est.)
Main Exports: Petroleum, Petroleum Products and cotton
Currency: Egyptian Pound
Land: Egypt is about 94% desert.
Conventional Long Form for Country Name: Arab Republic of Egypt

Cairo Fast Facts
Population: 16.1 million people