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Giza is located in Egypt, on the west bank of the Nile River. It is in the northern region of Egypt. Giza is the third largest city in Egypt. Giza is only 20km from Egypt’s capital, Cairo. It is the second largest suburb in the entire world.
Giza Attractions: The Giza Plateau is famous for all of its ancient architectural monuments. Here you can see the Great Sphinx, The Great Pyramid of Giza, and several other pyramids, sanctuaries, and monuments. Giza has the first zoo that was created on the whole continent of Africa.
Giza or Gizah, Egypt is also home to Orman Park, which means Forest Park.
Photograph of Egyptian Pyramids of Giza (Gizah)
Climate: The climate for Giza is a cross between a Mediterranean climate and a continental climate. Due to the Nile River Valley, it is often humid. During March and April there is a tendency for wind storms. The high temperatures in the winter range between 54 and 62 degrees Fahrenheit. During the night-time in the winter it can drop to 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Because of these lower temperatures, the Sahara desert that occupies much of Egypt is considered a cold desert. In the summer time the low temperature is 68 degrees Fahrenheit and the high can get up to 104 degrees. Precipitation is rare, but when they do get rain, it can cause sudden flooding.
Giza Facts: The population of Giza is over 2.6 million people. Giza’s economy depends on movies, chemicals, cigarettes and its expensive homes and apartments along the Nile. Egypt has an extensive railway, subway, and road network, making travel easy. The currency is the Egyptian Pound, which is equivalent to 18 cents in USD. The official language of Egypt is the Standard Arabic in written form and Egyptian Arabic in spoken form. English, French, and German are popular in business and tourism areas of the cities.
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Map of Giza, Egypt