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Egypt has a variety of fun and unique facts, including the fact that the country is home to the Great Pyramid of Giza, considered one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, and a number of other smaller pyramids. The... More »

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Egypt is considered to be the center of the Arab world and has the highest population of all the countries in the Arab world. Approximately 95 percent of Egypt's population lives on or near the Nile River. However, the N... More »

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Ramses II of Egypt was born in 1303 BC, lived for 90 years and ruled Egypt for 66 years. After the death of his father, Seti I, Ramses II took the throne at the age of 24 in the New Kingdom and the 19th Dynasty. More »

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The tallest pyramid in Egypt is the Great Pyramid of Khufu located in Giza. This pyramid stands 481 feet tall. It is the largest pyramid in the world and contains approximately 2.3 million stone blocks, each weighing bet... More »

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Located near the Nile River and the Pyramids of Giza, Cairo, Egypt, is in the northern part of the country, about 100 miles from the Mediterranean Sea and 75 miles from the Suez Canal. Its rapid growth since 1952 means m... More »

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King Khufu, called Cheops by the Greeks, is most famous in Egyptian history for building the Great Pyramid at Giza, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. Khufu was the second pharaoh of the Fourth Dynasty of Anc... More »

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Khufu's main accomplishment was that he had the Great Pyramid of Giza built, which is now considered one of the seven wonders of the world. Khufu, also called Khnum-Khufwy, became the Egyptian pharaoh during the Fourth D... More »

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