Egypt

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Egyptian Fact 1 (July 1–July 7, 2007)

The fax number for the Egyptian chancery in Washington, D.C. is (202) 244-4319.

Egyptian Fact 2 (July 8–July 14, 2007)

The Nile is the only constant source of freshwater in Egypt.

Egyptian Fact 3 (July 15–July 21, 2007)

They grow water buffalo in Egypt.  Or rather, I guess they raise them, but they’re listed as an agricultural product, along with sheep, goats, and cotton.

Egyptian Fact 4 (July 22–July 28, 2007)

On Monday, Egypt celebrates the 55th anniversary of a bloodless coup that deposed their king, and established a republic.