Aswan

Aswan
أسوان
Ⲥⲟⲩⲁⲛ
City
Nile River in Beauty Aswan.jpg
Al Khattarah Aswan Bridge.jpg
Aswan souq.jpg
Aswan,fatimid cem.jpg
معبد فيلة ..اسوان.jpg
Aswan Nubian Museum entrance.jpg
Clockwise from top:
Aga Khan Mausoleum, Khattarah Bridge, Aswan old town Souk, Aswan Fatimid Cemetery, Elephantine Island, Nubian Museum
Aswan is located in Egypt
Aswan
Aswan
Location within Egypt
Coordinates: 24°05′20″N 32°53′59″E / 24°05′20″N 32°53′59″E / 24.08889; 32.89972
 • Total290,327
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
Area code(s)(+20) 97

Aswan (Arabic: أسوان‎; Coptic: ⲥⲟⲩⲁⲛ) is a city in the south of Egypt, the capital of the Aswan Governorate.

Aswan is a busy market and tourist centre located just north of the Aswan Dams on the east bank of the Nile at the first cataract. The modern city has expanded and includes the formerly separate community on the island of Elephantine.

The city is part of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network in the category of craft and folk art.[1]

Other spellings and variations

"Aswan" is pronounced (English: n/. Spellings in other languages include Egyptian Arabic: أسوانAswān [ʔɑsˈwɑːn]; Ancient Egyptian: Swenett; Coptic: ⲥⲟⲩⲁⲛ Souan; Ancient Greek: Συήνη Suēnē), and it was formerly spelled Assuan.

Other Languages
Afrikaans: Aswan
العربية: أسوان
تۆرکجه: اسوان
беларуская: Асуан
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Асуан
български: Асуан
bosanski: Asuan
català: Assuan
Cebuano: Markaz Aswān
čeština: Asuán
dansk: Aswan
Deutsch: Assuan
eesti: Assuan
Ελληνικά: Ασσουάν
español: Asuán
Esperanto: Asuano
euskara: Aswan
فارسی: اسوان
français: Assouan
Gaeilge: Aswan
galego: Asuán
한국어: 아스완
հայերեն: Ասուան
hrvatski: Asuan
Bahasa Indonesia: Aswan
italiano: Assuan
עברית: אסואן
ಕನ್ನಡ: ಆಸ್ವಾನ್
ქართული: ასუანი
қазақша: Асуан
Kiswahili: Aswan
kurdî: Eswan
Кыргызча: Асуан
Latina: Syene
latviešu: Asuāna
lietuvių: Asuanas
magyar: Asszuán
मराठी: आस्वान
مصرى: أسوان
Bahasa Melayu: Aswan
Nederlands: Aswan
日本語: アスワン
norsk: Aswan
norsk nynorsk: Aswan
occitan: Assoan
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: Asvon
پنجابی: اسوان
polski: Asuan
português: Assuão
română: Assuan
русский: Асуан
Scots: Aswan
sicilianu: Assuan
Simple English: Aswan
slovenščina: Asuan
српски / srpski: Асуан
suomi: Assuan
svenska: Assuan
Taqbaylit: Aswan
Türkçe: Asvan
українська: Асуан
اردو: اسوان
Tiếng Việt: Aswan
Winaray: Aswan
吴语: 阿斯旺
粵語: 阿斯旺
中文: 阿斯旺