Aswan Governorate

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Aswan Governorate
Governorate of Egypt
Flag of 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
Country  Egypt
Seat Aswan (capital)
Government
 • Governor Mostafa Yousry Attalah[1]
Area
 • Total 34,608 km2 (13,362 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 1,184,432
 • Density 34/km2 (89/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 to the south. It has a population of 1,100,000 inhabitants (2001), and occupies an area of 34,608 km².

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  1. ^ "Mansour appoints 20 new governors". Daily News Egypt. Retrieved 15 August 2013. 

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