Egypt, officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is located in North Africa. A part of the country is located on the the Sinai Peninsula, a land bridge from Africa to Asia. Egypt is one of the most populous countries on the continent, and most of its people live on the banks of the Nile, a famous river flowing through the country. The only arable agricultural land in the country may be found on the riverside, which makes this area suitable for living. Vast territories of the country, such as parts of the Sahara Desert, are sparsely inhabited. More than 40 million people live in urban areas. In total, there are approximately 80 million residents in Egypt. Thousands of people visit the country every year, as it has rich ancient history and a lot of magnificent historical monuments. Its beautiful beaches and developed tourism industry attract a lot of vacationers as well.

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