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Nile River in Egypt - Nile river history - Nile river facts 


  • The Nile River is the source for life in Egypt.
  • It is about 6,853 km in length, but its exact length is still not specified.
  • The river flows in eastern Africa through the equatorial climate to the north, and into the Mediterranean, and passes through eleven countries, namely: Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, the Democratic
  • The varieties of wild life in the Nile River are diverse, such as: rhinos, hippos, African tiger fish, large catfish, wild birds, frogs, turtles, and sea turtles,
  • There are also more than 300 species of birds, and hundreds of thousands of birds die.
  • Watery winter in the Nile Delta, and this includes the largest concentrations of small gulls and tern hybrids in the world, and the Nile crocodile is one of theMost famous animals in it, and has a frightening reputation for being human eater, and its length can reach 5.5

The source of the Nile River


 The source of the Nile River was a major topic of research in the nineteenth century, and there are two main tributaries in the Nile, namely: the Blue Nile, which originates from Lake Tana in Ethiopia, and the White Nile, whose source is difficult to find. Lake Victoria is usually referred to as its source, but Lake Victoria has many tributaries, and the Nyungwe Rainforest in Rwanda is the farthest tributary of Lake Victoria




The importance of the Nile River


The Nile River plays a big role in life in Egypt, because most of the country's population resides on its banks, and Khartoum, Aswan, Cairo and Luxor are among the most famous cities on its banks, and the Nile River-Kagera system supports the agricultural sector of the areas it passes through. As it provides large swaths of African lands with the necessary water, which would have turned into arid desert lands had it not been for this water, and the Kagera River Basin itself supports about 14 million people, and goods can be transported along the Nile River; This helps people avoid isolated areas of deserts as the only alternative ways to reach their destinations, and other countries in Africa benefit

Nile River