Friday, August 19, 2022


Egypt. For most of the last 6,000 years, this province has been known as Egypt. It’s that old.


The boundaries of this geocultural province differ from those of the modern state of Egypt.

North: Mediterranean Sea (from the southern point of the Gulf of Sidra, near Marsa al Burayqah, Libya, east to the eastern corner of the Nile delta at Port Said).

To the north, across the Mediterranean Sea: Hellas, Anatolia.

East: Suez Canal, Gulf of Suez, Red Sea.

To the east: the province of the East and, across the Red Sea, Incognita (Arabia).

South: the Nile to the first cataract near Aswan.

To the south: Incognita (Sahara).

West: the Sahara Desert.

To the west: Carthaginia, Incognito (Sahara).

Major cities

Primary: Cairo
Secondary: Alexandria

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