Long Durational Natural Phenomenon
Existence of White Desert
Duration: 70 Million years
Farafra in Egypt has an estimated 5,000 inhabitants (2002) and is mostly inhabited by the local Bedouins. The main geographic attraction of Farafra is its White Desert (known as Sahara el Beyda, with the word sahara meaning a desert). The White Desert is a national park of Egypt and is located 28 miles north of the town of Farafra.