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Egypt, officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a country that is mostly desert and has the world’s longest river, The Nile, running through it.  It is home to many important archeological monuments in the world, as well as interesting natural landmarks.

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Join Buster Baxter, a character from the ARTHUR television show, on a trip to Egypt, in this interactive geography lesson. Learn about Cairo, ancient Egypt, the pyramids, and the Nile River as you travel with Buster and meet new friends. Afterward, write about what you’ve learned in the form of a postcard to one of the Egyptian children you met in the videos.

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