Aswan Governorate on the map of Egypt
|• Governor||Magdy Fouad Hegazy|
|• Total||62,726 km2 (24,219 sq mi)|
|• Density||22/km2 (58/sq mi)|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
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.
According 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. 
According 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 shalalat
- "Egypt's new provincial governors: Who's who?". Ahram Online. December 26, 2015. Retrieved February 28, 2016.
- Britannica Book of the Year 2014, p.589
- "Population Estimates By Sex & Governorate 1/1/2015" (PDF). CAPMAS. Retrieved 23 October 2016.
- "Investment Regimes, Industrial Zones of Governorate". Ministry of Investment Egypt. Retrieved 30 October 2016.[permanent dead link]