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Grand Erg Oriental

Grand Erg Oriental

What is the erg? In Arabic, the word means a designated tracts of sand in North Africa, they are characterized by the presence of dunes, as well as the completed absence of vegetation. Grand Erg Oriental is a huge sand desert in the northern part of the Sahara with an ...

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Egypt

EGYPT

Egypt – «Pearl of the Orient». The country of ancient civilization, blessed land, where all years brings bright sunshine and the sea is always warm and transparent. Here you can see the ancient pyramids and the Sphinx, golden treasures of Tutankhamen and the majestic temples of Luxor. On this land, ...

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City of The Dead

City of dead

A small Egyptian city of Luxor can be safely claimed to be one of the most interesting cities in the world. It is a home for many ancient sites, that is why Egypt annually attracts thousands of tourists. The right bank of the Nile, and everything what is located on ...

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Blue Hole in Dahab

Blue Hole in Dahab

Blue Hole in Dahab is a unique place, attracting both leisure travelers and thrill-seekers. Scholars still debate about how was formed the cave in the middle of the Red Sea, sheer depth of it is about one hundred meters and a diameter of at least 50 meters. From the height ...

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Algeria

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Modern Algeria — one of the largest and the most developed countries in Africa, located on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea and covers an area of 2381.7 square kilometers. Until 1962 Algeria was a French colony. Official language is Arabic. The country occupies the central part of the mountain ...

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Ahaggar Mountains

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Ahaggar is the highest mountain range in the Algerian part of the Sahara (the Arabs call this place their own way — Hoggar). Its main peak is Tahat mountain, altitude 2908 m. The population of Ahaggar is Tuareg nomads of Berber origin. Since the mid-18th century there was a state ...

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Kund Lake

Kund Lake

Kund Lake is located in South Darfur, one of the states of Sudan. Lake depth of 2-3 meters has an area of ​​1,200 hectares, with heavy rainfall and 100-200 — in the dry season, it is located at an altitude of 460 meters above sea level. In the north-west of ...

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Crater Lake Deribo

Crater Lake Deribo

In Darfur in western Sudan there is an extinct volcano Jebel Marra. Its crater is located at an altitude of 3042 meters. The last eruption of the volcano was 4000 years ago. But even today it is not considered to be extincted and sleeping. The fact that the slopes are ...

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The necropolis of Meroe

The necropolis of Meroe

Pyramid unequivocally that we associate with Egypt. These unique buildings, which are symbols of ancient civilizations for centuries attracted the attention of both scientists and tourists. Few, however, know that the pyramids in Africa is not only in Egypt, similar structures can be found in the Sudan, in the territory ...

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SUDAN

SUDAN

Sudan occupies 2.5 million. Km2 in the North-East Africa, in the north-east by the Red Sea. Until 1956 — Condominium Egypt and the UK. Official language — Arabic. Most of the Sudan — Darfur plateau (highest point — Mount Marr, 3088 m) and Kordofan, in the south — the spurs ...

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