The white desert surrounding the city of Al-Farafira is one of the most beautiful places in Egypt.

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The town itself is small, inhabited by about 5000 people. 45 kilometers north of the city is the White Desert National Park, where you can admire limestone rock formations carved by sandstorms.

Sand gazelles, dorcas gazelles, Barbary sheep, jackals, Rüppell's foxes, red foxes, fennec foxes, and desert cats live in the desert.