The Nile is the longest river in Africa and the second-longest in the world. It also has the largest watershed of any river on Earth, as it drains into several seas through its many tributaries. It is called the “Big Nile” because it is longer and larger than other rivers in the region.
The Nile flows from south to north, with its headwaters near Lake Victoria in Uganda, where it begins to split into two branches: the Blue Nile and White Nile. The Blue Nile is shorter and flows through Ethiopia, while the White Nile flows through Sudan before emptying into Egypt’s Mediterranean Sea at Alexandria.
The Nile is also known as a “mighty river” because it has produced many legends over the years. For example, there are stories about how the goddess Isis lived on an island near the mouth of the Nile River and how she helped people by bringing them food during times of famine.
There are many other interesting facts about this river as well.”
Abu Simbel Temple is a famous place, originally divided into a solid rock cliff, in southern Egypt and located at the second cataract of the Nile River. The two temples, including the Great Temple and the Little Temple, were founded during the reign of Ramses II (c. 1279 – c. 1213 BC) either between 1264...Read More