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Egypt is officially known as the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and the southwest corner of Asia. Egypt has one of the longest histoires and can be traced back to 6th-4th millennia BCE. Ancient Egypt is considered a cradle of civilisation, with many early developments such as: writing, agriculture, urbanization, organized religion, and a central government. Surviving invasions from the Greek, Persian, Roman, Arab, Ottoman, Turkish and Nubian cultures, Egypt has a rich cultural heritage. Egypt was recognized as a country in 3150 BC. As a center of Christianity, Egypt was later Islamised in the 7th century, and is currently a predominatly Muslim country. Between the 16th century and 20th century, Egypt was ruled by the Ottoman Empire and the British Empire. In 1922, Egypt established a monarchy, gained independence from the British Empire, although British military continued to occupy the land. Later in 1952, a revolution took place and British occupation ended, the monarchy was overthrown and Egypt declared itself as a republic. The official religion is Islam, and Arabic is the official language. A large region of the Sahara desert lies west of the Nile River in Egypt.
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|January 1st||Sunday||New Year's Day||Long weekend.|
|January 6th||Friday||Orthodox Christmas Eve|
|January 7th||Saturday||Orthodox Christmas Day|
|January 25th||Wednesday||Revolution Day 2011|
|January 25th||Wednesday||National Police Day|
|March 20th||Monday||March Equinox|
|April 16th||Sunday||Orthodox Easter|
|April 17th||Monday||Spring Festival|
|April 21st||Friday||Festival of Breaking the Fast|
|April 25th||Tuesday||Sinai Liberation Day|
|May 1st||Monday||Labor Day|
|June 21st||Wednesday||June Solstice|
|June 28th||Wednesday||Feast of the Sacrifice|
|June 30th||Friday||30 June Day|
|July 18th||Tuesday||Islamic New Year's Day|
|July 23rd||Sunday||Revolution Day||Long weekend.|
|September 23rd||Saturday||September Equinox|
|September 26th||Tuesday||Birth of the Prophet|
|October 6th||Friday||Armed Forces Day|
|December 22nd||Friday||December Solstice|
|December 31st||Sunday||New Year's Eve|