Aswan Governorate

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Aswan Governorate
Flag of Aswan Governorate
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)
 • Governor Magdy Fouad Hegazy[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 أسوان‎‎ Muḥāfaẓat Aswān) is one of the governorates of Egypt. The southernmost governorate in Upper Egypt, its capital is Aswan.

The Aswan Governorate borders Luxor 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. ^ "Egypt's new provincial governors: Who's who?". Ahram Online. December 26, 2015. Retrieved February 28, 2016. 
  2. ^ Britannica Book of the Year 2014, p.589

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