Egypt is situated both in the African Continent and the Middle East. It is officially known as the Arab Republic of Egypt. Tourism is a very important generator of revenue in the Egyptian Revenue System. The Pyramids, Deserts and the River Nile provide a relentless attraction to the tourist. Egypt provides the experience of a land trapped in the times when the Pharaohs had ruled. Some of the major attractions of Egypt are Giza, Saqqara, Luxor, Abu Simbel, Alexandria, Sinai Peninsula and Ain Sukhna.