Flooding of the Nile

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Flooding of the Nile in Egypt in 2021
Image: Life on the River Nile in Egypt. from Deposit Photos. Royalty Free

About Flooding of the Nile

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Dates of Flooding of the Nile
2023 Egypt Tuesday, August 15thFlooding of the Nile
2022 Egypt Monday, August 15thFlooding of the Nile
2021 Egypt Sunday, August 15thFlooding of the Nile
2020 Egypt Saturday, August 15thFlooding of the Nile
2019 Egypt Thursday, August 15thFlooding of the Nile
Summary
Find out the dates, history and traditions of Flooding of the Nile.

The flooding of the Nile has been an important natural cycle in Egypt since ancient times. It is celebrated by Egyptians as an annual holiday for two weeks starting August 15th, known as Wafaa El-Nil. 

The annual Nile floods have historically been the most important natural event in Egypt by far. Every year the great flood gifts Northeast Africa the water and silt that brings life to the Sahara desert. 

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