While taking the name of Egypt, the image of mummy may come to the mind of many. Because many old corpses are found in Egypt. The official name of this country is the Arab Republic of Egypt. The area of this country is spread over 110,404 square kilometers. It is bordered by Israel to the northeast, Sudan to the south, Sinai to the east, and Libya to the west. The country shares maritime borders with Cyprus, Greece, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and Turkey. The total population of this country is around 100 million. It is the 14th most populous country in the world.
Eighty-five percent of the population in this country is Sunni Muslim. Also, 15 percent are Christians. Due to the influence of Saudi Arabia, most of the people in this country speak Arabic. But tourists also speak English and French. Cairo, the capital of Egypt, is known as the oldest and most ancient city not only in Egypt but also in Africa. Most of the people come here for sightseeing as this place is safer in terms of security.
The Nile River in Egypt is also known as the birthplace of human civilization. A calendar was invented here to know the time of flooding as the river would continue to flood. Egypt is the first country in the world to invent a calendar. Through this calendar, it has become easy to know which month and which season floods.
Man dies after birth, this is the law of nature. The people of Egypt also look at life in a meaningful way. Even though the human body is dead, the soul is still alive. Therefore, in Egypt, after the death of a person, the dead body is kept as a statue. This is called mummy fiction and it started from here.
In ancient times, when the kings died here, the king’s sister-in-law was also killed and buried with the king. There is a unique practice here that after killing and burying Susare along with the dead king, Susare continues to take care of the king even after death. As a result, if the master died, the servant would be killed and buried together.
Even in the 21st century, there are many movements on the issue of women’s rights in some countries. But in Egypt, both men and women are given equal rights. The practice of subdividing women like men had started here for about 5,000 years. The women here can get married to the person of their choice, even if they do not feel well after the marriage, they can get away with their husband.