SATELLITE PHOTO: The World's Most Densely Populated Country At Night

An explosive factor in the Egyptian revolution was population density. Discounting the 95% of the country that is uninhabitable desert, Egypt has a record 5,300 square people per square mile. Countries like Saudi Arabia face a similar, although less severe crisis.

For comparison, America has only 83 people per square mile.

Here’s an incredible photo published by NASA:

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Photo: NASA

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