Egyptian Oases

White Desert - Farafra OasisThe oasis in Egypt comprises the many depressions in the desert regions of Egypt. The desert regions include the Western desert and the Eastern desert, where the climatic conditions are very harsh throughout the year. The only places of relief in the deserts are these oases regions. Though these places are densely populated, it represents only a hundredth of the total population of Egypt. It is the Bedouin tribes in chief, who inhabit these oases regions. Agriculture is the chief means of occupation.

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Western Desert Oases

Bahareya Oasis

Bahareya OasisBahariya Oasis (Baharia Oasis) is one of the greatest attractions in Egypt. It is roughly 300 km away from the capital city of Cairo and is...

Siwa Oasis

Siwa oasisWith a population of about 23,000, Siwa, the most inaccessible of all Egypt's oasis until very recently, is also one of the most fascinating,...

Farafra Oasis

Farafra OasisFarafra Oasis is probably the smallest oasis situated in the Western part of Egypt. It is basically located in the desert of Libya, between the...

Dakhla Oasis

Dakhla OasisDakhla Oasis is located to the northwestern part of Kharga and to the southeastern part of Farafra. This oasis comprises 14 settlements and enjoys...

Kharga Oasis

Kharga oasisEl-Kharga Oasis is around 550 Km away from the Egyptian capital city of Cairo. The major attractions of this place include numerous monuments, the...

Fayoum Oasis

Fayoum OasisFayoum is located about 100 KM southwest of Cairo. It is not a true oasis, since it depends on Nile water instead of underground springs or wells....

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