Aswan Governorate

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
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 Mostafa Yousry Attalah[1]
 • Total 34,608 km2 (13,362 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 1,394,687
 • Density 40/km2 (100/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 34,608 km².


Important sites[edit]

See also[edit]


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

External links[edit]