Aswan, situated on the banks of the Nile and is south of Cairo. Aswan is the capital of the Aswan Governorate. It is one of the most beautiful places in the country with the spectacular sunsets, awesome landscapes and perfect weather. The town has two main islands that are-Elephantine and Kitchener. Kitchener's Island is the famous site of a botanic gardens whereas Elephantine has a museum. Explore this place which is full of the scent and color of spices, perfumes, scarves and baskets. The town is an ideal holiday destination.
|Population||:||According to the 2006 census is 275,000.|
|Currency||:||Egyptian Pound is the currency used here.|
Climate and WeatherThe weather is hot in summer and warm in winter.
Shopping and Entertainment
Shopping is the best way to relax and enjoy the friendly atmosphere of this city. Aswan Market is quite big and you can shop for gifts, souvenirs, clothes etc. You can also go to the Night Bazaar where the business mainly starts in the night. There are many stalls here that serve kebabs and other foods.