Egypt is a Middle Eastern country located in the northeast corner of Africa. A small part of Egypt, called the Sinai Peninsula, is located in Asia. Deserts cover most of Egypt, so it gets little rain, but the longest river in the world, the Nile River, flows through the desert and is key to living for many Egyptians. Almost all of Egypt’s population, about 99%, is located near the Nile or along the Suez
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demanded of children 6 to 12. About 85 percent of this group actually go to school. About half the children who graduate from elementary school go on to high school, and about 20 percent go past high school. There is a lack of funds for schools, causing there to be a shortage of teachers and school buildings, especially in rural parts. Elementary and high schools are free in Egypt. Egypt only has 12 universities, which train their students very well.