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date: 25 September 2018

Egypt The nation in the northeastern corner of Africa, where a land bridge connects the continent with Asia; it borders the Mediterranean Sea to the north, Israel to the northeast, the Red Sea to the east, Sudan to the south, and Libya to the west. 

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Encyclopedia of Africa
Author(s):

Charles Schmitz

Since ancient times, Egypt’s cultural and political significance has extended far beyond its borders. Ancient Egypt, whose pharaohs first came ...

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