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Aswan Governorate

Aswan Governorate
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Aswan Governorate on the map of Egypt
Aswan Governorate on the map of Egypt

Coordinates: 23°35′N 32°49′E / 23.59°N 32.82°E / 23.59; 32.82Coordinates: 23°35′N 32°49′E / 23.59°N 32.82°E / 23.59; 32.82{{#coordinates:23.59|N|32.82|E|type:city(1394687)_region:EG|||| |primary |name=

Country 23x15px Egypt
Seat Aswan (capital)
 • Governor Mostafa Yousry Attalah[1]
 • Total 62,726 km2 (24,219 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 1,394,687
 • Density 22/km2 (58/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)

Aswan Governorate (Arabic: ‏محافظة أسوانMuḥāfaẓat Aswān) is one of the governorates of Egypt. The southernmost governorate in Upper Egypt, its capital is Aswan.

The Aswan Governorate borders Qena Governorate 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.


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  1. ^ "Mansour appoints 20 new governors". Daily News Egypt. Retrieved 15 August 2013. 
  2. ^ Britannica Book of the Year 2014, p.589

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