Marrakesh, Morocco

Marrakesh (مراكش‎, French: Marrakech) is the second largest city in Morocco. Often called the Red City, it is an important former imperial city and presently the capital of the Marrakech-Tensift-Al Haouz region. The city has a population exceeding one million people (2011 estimate). Its old city, the Medina of Marrakesh, is today a UNESCO World […]

the Western, Desert

The Western Desert of Egypt is a vast expense of barren wilderness covering close to 3 million square kilometers of the country. It stretches westward from the Nile Valley into Libya in the west and Sudan in the south. Although the Western Desert occupies two thirds of Egypt, it is practically uninhabited, save for a […]


Libya is a huge country on the central part of North Africa. Covering 1,759,541 sq km (679,359 sq mi), it is the fourth largest country in Africa. The country is however sparsely populated, with only a population of 6.4 million people (2011 estimate). The capital and biggest city is Tripoli. Libya is bordered by Egypt to the east,Sudan […]