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Egypt Tourism and Tourist Information

Egypt Tourism and Tourist Information Marvel at the majesty and beauty of the Pyramids The Pyramids, the Sphinx, the Souks, the Egyptian Museum… as you explore Cairo and its outskirts, you journey through history. From the banks of the Nile to the fringes of the desert, Cairo combines the glamour of ancient buildings and historic monuments with an ambience that is both modern and...

Somalia - Facts

Formal Name: Somali Democratic Republic. Short Form: Somalia. Term for Citizen: Somali (pl., Somalis). Capital: Capital: Mogadishu. Independence: 1 July 1960 (from a merger of British Somaliland, which became independent from the UK on 26 June 1960, and Italian Somaliland, which became independent from the Italian-administered UN trusteeship on 1...

South Africa Facts

Full name: Republic of South Africa Term for National(s): South African(s). Independence: May 31, 1910, as Union of South Africa, self-governing British dominion and sovereignty recognized May 1, 1934, under Britain's Statute of Westminster. Republic of South Africa: May 31, 1961. President: Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma (2009) Population: 48.6...

Essential information for Sharm El Sheikh and Dahab Travellers

Essential information for Sharm El Sheikh and Dahab Travellers Every country has its own peculiarities, and knowing them is essential for every traveler. This is why we decided to provide you with the most frequently asked questions in an attempt to solve those issues you are concerned with. Essential information that will help you to better plan your trip to Sham El Sheikh, Dahab, Nuweiba or Taba. What do...

Aswan Travel Information

Aswan Travel Information Location: Aswan stands on the east bank of the Nile at the first cataract and is a busy market and tourist center. The modern city has expanded and includes the formerly separate community on the island of Elephantine. Its Upper Egypt is immediately north of the first cataract. Navigation to the delta was possible from this location without...

Recent Development of Luxor City

Luxor is the richest historical site in Egypt with a wealth of tombs and temples from the 12th Dynasty onwards. Tourists having been visiting Luxor (Thebes) for thousands of years and you can find graffiti from Ancient Egyptians, Greeks and 19th century Europeans. The majority of sites are situated on the West Bank of the Nile, the only...

Recent History of South Africa

The most significant change occurred in South African long history at late nineties. After a long struggle and series of violence a stable peace was finally brokered in 1990. The domestic situation was far from resolved. Violent responses to black protests increased commitment to a revolutionary struggle, and the United Nations finally imposed...