In fact , the Nile Delta  is the delta formed in Lower Egypt. Where the Nile River spreads out and drains into the Mediterranean Sea It is one of the world’s largest river deltas—from Alexandria in the west to Port Said in the east, it covers 240 km (150 mi) of Mediterranean coastline and is a rich agricultural region. From north to south the delta is approximately 160 km (100 mi) in length. The Delta begins slightly down-river from Cairo.

 

History

In fact , people  lived in the Nile Delta region for thousands of years, and it  intensively farmed for at least the last five thousand years. The delta was a major constituent of Lower Egypt, and in fact , there are many archaeological sites in and around the delta. Artifacts belonging to ancient sites are on the delta’s coast. They found the Rosetta stone in the delta in 1799 in the port city of Rosetta .

In fact ,in July 2019 a small Greek temple, ancient granite columns, treasure-carrying ships, and bronze coins from the reign of Ptlomey II, dating back to the third and fourth centuries BC, were found at the sunken city of Heracleion, colloquially known as Egypt’s Atlantis. Egyptian conducted the investigations. European divers led by the underwater archaeologist Franck Goddio. They also uncovered a devastated historic temple (the city’s main temple) underwater off Egypt’s north coast.

In fact ,in January 2019 archaeologists led by Mostafa Waziri working in the Kom Al-Khelgan area of the Nile Delta discovered tombs from the Second Intermediate Period and burials from the Naqada II era.  In fact, the burial site contained the remains of animals. Amultes and scarabs carved from faience, round and oval pots with handles, flint knives, broken and burned pottery. All burials included skulls and skeletons in the bending position.