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Aswan Governorate

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Aswan Governorate is one of the governorates of Egypt. The southernmost governorate in Upper Egypt, its capital is Aswan.The Aswan Governorate borders Qena to the north, Red Sea Governorate to the east, New Valley Governorate to the west, and Sudan's Northern state to the south. It has a population of 1,394,687 inhabitants (2014), and occupies an area of 62,726 km².PopulationAccording to population estimates from 2015 the majority of residents in the governorate live in rural areas, with an urbanization rate of only 42.3%. Out of an estimated 1,431,488 people residing in the governorate, 826,543 people live in rural areas as opposed to only 604,945 in urban areas.CitiesAswanEdfuKom OmboSebaiyaIndustrial zoneAccording to the Egyptian Governing Authority for Investment and Free Zones (GAFI), in affiliation with the Ministry of Investment (MOI), the following industrial zones are located in this governorate: Al shalalatImportant sitesAbu SimbelKalabshaNekhebNekhen
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Places to visit in Aswan Governorate

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Abu Simbel Temple Complex ©
Ruin
Abu Simbel Temple Complex Abu Simbel
4.9
Duration: 4 hours
Philae Temple ©
Religious Site
Philae Temple Aswan
4.7
Duration: 3 hours
Temple of Kom Ombo ©
Ruin
Temple of Kom Ombo Kom Ombo
4.7
Duration: 3 hours
Nubian Village ©
Historic Site
Nubian Village Aswan
3.9
Duration: 3 hours

Historic Sites in Aswan Governorate

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Unfinished Obelisk ©
Ruin
Unfinished Obelisk Aswan
3.3
Duration: 3 hours
Monastery of St. Simeon ©
Ruin
Monastery of St. Simeon Aswan
4.4
Duration: 3 hours
New Kalabsha ©
Ruin
New Kalabsha Aswan
4.4
Duration: 3 hours
Qubbet el-Hawa ©
Ruin
Qubbet el-Hawa Aswan
4.3
Duration: 3 hours

Hidden gems in Aswan Governorate

Adoro viajar a Egipto
Nature / Wildlife Tour
Adoro viajar a Egipto Aswan
5.0
Duration: 3 hours
Feryal Garden ©
Park
Feryal Garden Aswan
4.3
Duration: 3 hours
Mausoleum of Aga Khan ©
Cemetery
Mausoleum of Aga Khan Aswan
3.7
Duration: 3 hours

Museums in Aswan Governorate

Nubian Museum ©
History Museum
Nubian Museum Aswan
4.6
Duration: 3 hours
Animalia ©
Specialty Museum
Animalia Aswan
4.5
Duration: 3 hours
Nile Museum ©
History Museum
Nile Museum Aswan
2.1
Duration: 1h 30 min

Parks in Aswan Governorate

Aswan Botanical Garden ©
Garden
Aswan Botanical Garden Aswan
3.9
Duration: 3 hours
Kitchner's Island ©
Garden
Kitchner's Island Aswan
4.2
Duration: 3 hours

Nature in Aswan Governorate

Elephantine Island ©
Island
Elephantine Island Aswan
4.3
Duration: 3 hours
Agilkia Island ©
Island
Agilkia Island Aswan
4.8
Duration: 3 hours
Mena Tour Guide Aswan Luxor ©
Nightlife
Mena Tour Guide Aswan Luxor Aswan
5.0
Duration: 3 hours
Aswan High Dam ©
Dam
Aswan High Dam Aswan
3.1
Duration: 30 minutes
Aswan Sculpture Park
Landmark
Aswan Sculpture Park Aswan
5.0
Duration: 3 hours
Seheil Island ©
Landmark
Seheil Island Aswan
4.3
Duration: 30 minutes