Aswan is located at south of Egypt with one population around of 150,000, and ancient frontier city has the loveliest setting on the Nile.
Habitually i/n Aswan the deserts close in on the river, having a beautiful landscape.

Aswan is the ancient city of Swenet, which in antiquity was the frontier town of Ancient Egypt to the south. Swenet is supposed to have derived its name from an Egyptian goddess with the same name. This goddess later was identified as Eileithyia by the Greeks and Lucina by the Romans during their occupation of Ancient Egypt because of the similar association of their goddesses with childbirth, and of which the import is "the opener". The ancient name of the city also is said to be derived from the Egyptian symbol for trade.

River Nile in Aswan
In the city of Aswan the Nile is at it is most beautiful, flowing through amber desert and granite rocks. Also it can Explore the souk, full of the color and scent of scarves, baskets, spices and perfumes. The city of Aswan has been a favorite winter resort since the beginning of the 19th century, and it is still a perfect place to get away from it all.

South Valley University is located in Aswan. It has two faculties of engineering named as Faculty of Engineering and Technology and Faculty of Engineering and Energy. It has also a faculty of science and faculties of humanities.

Other places in Aswan
  • Abu Simbel
  • Aswan Dam
  • Elephantine Island
  • Kitchener's Island
  • Luxor
  • Philae
  • River Nile
  • Temple of Kalabsha

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