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  • Aswan
  • Egypt
  • Country Egypt.
  • Currency Egyptian Pound is the currency used here.
  • Geographic Coordination

    24°05'N 32°56'E.

  • Population According to the 2006 census is 275,000.

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Aswan Overview

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.

Climate and Weather

The weather is hot in summer and warm in winter.
Suitable Visiting Seasons ( months) : The best time to visit Aswan is in winter or in between September to April.

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.

Entertainment : Every night Nubian dancers and musicians perform in the Cultural Center. The folklore troupes recreate scenes from village life and perform the famous Nubian mock stick-fight dances. It is a major source of entertainment.

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