Western Desert

The Western Desert occupies a huge area of Egypt, on the side of the Nile that symbolized death. The western lands were where the sun god Ra went to die each day, and where the souls of the pharaohs went following their entombment.

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Siwa is a town in the Western Desert region of Egypt.

Bahariyya is an oasis town in Egypt's Western Desert.


Dakhla Oasis is an oasis in the Western Desert of Egypt.

Kharga Oasis is an oasis in the Western Desert of Egypt.

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  • Aş Şaḩrā’ al Gharbīyah

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