Geography. Ancient Egyptian History for Kids: Geography and the Nile River. History >> Ancient Egypt The Nile River played an important role in shaping the lives and society of Ancient Egypt.
The Nile provided the Ancient Egyptians with food, transportation, building materials, and more. About the Nile River. Egypt Country Profile. Ancient Egypt. Ancient Egypt was an ancient civilization of Northeastern Africa, concentrated along the lower reaches of the Nile River in what is now the modern country of Egypt.
It is one of six civilizations globally to arise independently. Egyptian civilization coalesced around 3150 BC (according to conventional Egyptian chronology) with the political unification of Upper and Lower Egypt under the first pharaoh. The history of ancient Egypt occurred in a series of stable Kingdoms, separated by periods of relative instability known as Intermediate Periods: the Old Kingdom of the Early Bronze Age, the Middle Kingdom of the Middle Bronze Age and the New Kingdom of the Late Bronze Age. History. Ancient History/Egypt/Geography. The geography of ancient Egypt was dominated, as is today, by the combination of lack of rainfall and the Nile River.
The Greek historian Herodotus called Egypt the "gift of the Nile", since the kingdom owed its survival to the annual flooding of the Nile and the resulting depositing of fertile silt. The Nile River flows into the Mediterranean Sea, and there is a delta at the mouth. The Nile The green is the ancient Egyptian "Black Land", while everything else is the "Red Land" The Nile River was the only reason that civilization arose in ancient Egypt at all. Geography. Ancient Egypt - Ancient History. My TV provider is not listed.
Why not? We are currently working on adding more TV providers. Please check back frequently to see if your TV provider has been added. Why do I need to log in to watch some video content? Egypt Geography, Geography of Egypt, The River Nile. Geography of Egypt: Egypt is located in the northeastern fringes of Africa and shares international boundaries with Libya to the west (692 miles), Sudan to the south (791 miles), and Israel to the north-east (165 miles).
The Mediterranean Sea to the north of Egypt and the Red Sea, the Gulf of Suez, and the Gulf of Aqaba to the east endow the country with a coastline stretching over 1820 miles in all. Egypt covers an area of 386,660 sq mi and is the 30th largest country in the world. The highest elevations in Egypt are in the southern part of the country.