Aswan Governorate

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Aswan Governorate
Flag of Aswan Governorate
Flag
Official logo 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
SeatAswan (capital)
Area
 • Total62,726 km2 (24,219 sq mi)
Population
 (January 2018)
 • Total1,501,000[1]
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
Websitewww.aswan.gov.eg

Aswan Governorate is a governorate of Egypt. The capital city is also named Aswan.

Municipal divisions[change | change source]

The governorate is divided into the following municipal divisions

Municipal Divisions
Anglicized name Native name Arabic transliteration Population
(July 2017 Est.)
Type
Abu Simbel مركز أبو سنبل Abū Sunbul 7,652 Markaz
Aswan مركز أسوان Aswān 71,810 Markaz
Aswan 1 قسم اول أسوان Aswān 1 152,899 Kism (fully urban)
Aswan 2 قسم ثان أسوان Aswān 2 168,862 Kism (fully urban)
Daraw مركز دراو Daraw 137,245 Markaz
Edfu مركز أدفو Idfū 462,400 Markaz
Kom Ombo مركز كوم امبو Kawm Umbū 388,555 Markaz
New Aswan مدينة أسوان الجديدة Madīnat Aswān al-Jadīdah 96 New City
New Tushka مدينة توشكى الجديدة Madīnat Tūshka al-Jadīdah New City
Nasser City مركز نصر Naṣr 91,927 Markaz

Important sites[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Population Estimates By Governorate ( Urban /Rural ) 1/1/2018". www.capmas.gov.eg. Archived from the original on 2018-11-02. Retrieved 10 October 2018.
  2. Britannica Book of the Year 2014, p.589