Part of the Sahara Desert is in Egypt. Summers are hot and humid, with temperatures reaching 100 degrees. Winters are moderate with lows near 40 degrees F. Annual rainfall ranges from virtually nothing in the desert and about 8 inches in the Nile Delta. Khamasiin, a hot dust wind, blows in the summer.
Area: 1,007,258 sq km
Greetings:Generally friends of the same gender shake hands and kiss on the right and the left cheeks. A man greets a woman with a handshake only if a woman puts her hand out first. Other wise the greeting is verbal. To thank someone for a compliment, one responds with an equally respectful compliment or wishes Allah's blessings.
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