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Nile River and Nile Delta


The Nile River is located in northeastern Africa. It is considered the longest river in the world. The river flows through multiple countries in Africa, including Egypt and Sudan, before emptying into the Mediterranean Sea.

The Nile has two primary tributaries: the White Nile and the Blue Nile. The White Nile flows from Lake Victoria in East Africa, while the Blue Nile originates from Lake Tana in Ethiopia.

The Nile River has been a vital part of the history of Egypt and other African civilizations for thousands of years. Its annual flooding, known as the Nile inundation or the annual Nile flood, provided fertile soil for agriculture and allowed ancient Egyptian civilization to thrive.

In northern Egypt, the Nile River forms a delta. The city of Cairo, the capital of Egypt, is located near the northern part of the Nile Delta. The Nile River valley is dotted with numerous historical sites and monuments, including the Pyramids of Giza, the temples of Luxor and Karnak, and the Valley of the Kings.

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Alexandria | The Legend of King Arthur
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