Egypt is the land of the world’s oldest civilizations and their ancient ruins. It shares land borders with Israel, Libya, Sudan, and Palestine. Egypt has a desert climate, and as such Egyptian weather is generally hot and sunny all year round, and only about an inch of rain falls throughout Egypt each year. However, the Nile River provides enough water for trees, crops, and other needs. Egypt’s geography, population, and military strength have made it highly influential in the region, and it has a stable economy. Egypt’s tourism industry remains a key part of its economy. In the year 2019, almost 10 million tourists visited Egypt. Its culture, people, and lifestyle are documented in photographs since the beginning of photography. Bygonely has compiled a list of photos from the late 19th century that show Egyptian culture. Vote your favorites, and don’t forget to share.