Anatomy of the Nile

Anatomy of the Nile

Discover the source of the Nile with real-life visuals and animated maps.

Grades

6 - 11

Subjects

Earth Science, Geography, Physical Geography

Funder
Nat Geo WILD

The Nile River has provided fertile land, transportation, food, and freshwater to Egypt for more than 5,000 years. Today, 95% of Egypt’s population continues to live along its banks. Where does the Nile begin? Where does it end? Watch this video, from Nat Geo WILD’s “Destination Wild” series, to find out. For an even deeper look at the Nile, use our vocabulary list and explore our “geo-tour” of the Nile to understand the geography of the river and answer the questions in the Questions tab.

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Writer
National Geographic Society, National Geographic Society
Editor
Jessica Shea, National Geographic Society, National Geographic Society
Producer
National Geographic Society, National Geographic Society
other
Last Updated

May 20, 2022

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