Aswan
Aswan (/ˌæsˈwɑːn/; Egyptian Arabic: أسوان Aswān  [ʔɑsˈwɑːn]; Ancient Egyptian: Swenett; Coptic: ⲥⲟⲩⲁⲛ Souan; Ancient Greek: Συήνη Syene, formerly spelled Assuan, is a city in the south o...
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From a distance, Aswan appears to be a small, rather idyllic and sleepy city but around 258000 people live on Egypt's southern border. It is impossible not ...
Toshka Lakes
Toshka Lakes (Arabic: بحيرات توشكى‎, [boħeˈɾæːt ˈtoʃkæ]) is the name given to recently formed endorheic lakes in the Sahara Desert of Egypt.
The Aswan High Dam, constructed in Egypt in 1...
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Mausoleum of Aga Khan
The Mausoleum of Aga Khan is the mausoleum of Aga Khan III, Sir Sultan Muhammed Shah, who died in 1957. The mausoleum is located at Aswan, along the Nile of Egypt, since Egypt was formerly the centre ...
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The Winter Vault
The Winter Vault is Anne Michaels' second novel. The Winter Vault is the story of Avery and Jean who are living in Egypt in 1964, when the great temple at Abu Simbel must be rescued from the rising wa...
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Dabenarti
Dabenarti is an island in Sudan, situated in the middle of the Nile near the 2nd cataract. It is close to Mirgissa, 900 metres (3,000 ft) from its east wall, and about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) ...
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Khalil Kalfat
Khalil Kalfat (Arabic: خليل كلفت‎) (born on November 26, 1942) is a Nubian Egyptian intellectual, leftist activist, literary critic, short story writer, political and economic thinker, lingu...
Sehel Island
Sehel Island in the Nile, below Aswan Low Dam.Sehel Island is located in the Nile, about 2 miles (3.2 km) southwest of Aswan in southern Egypt. It is a large island, and is roughly halfway betwee...
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Coptic Diocese of Syene
The Diocese of Syene is an ancient see of the Coptic Church in Aswan, Egypt. As its first bishop Neilammon was not mentioned as a new one in the Festal Letter of 339, it is assumed the diocese was est...
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Kitchener's Island
Elnabatat's Island (locally known in Arabic as Geziret an-Nabatat, جزيرة النباتات - translated as "island of plants") past:Kitchener's Island , is a small, oval-shaped island in the Nile at Aswan, E...
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Shikabala
Mahmoud Abdel Razek Fadlallah (Egyptian Arabic: محمود عبد الرازق "شيكابالا" ‏   [mæħˈmuːd ʕæbdelˈɾæːzeʔ, -eɾˈɾæː- fɑdˈlɑllɑ]; born 5 March 1986), commonly known as Shikabala ([ʃikæˈbæːlæ]) ...
El-Tabia Mosque
El-Tabia Mosque is a mosque in Aswan, Egypt. The mosque is surrounded by scenic gardens. The El-Tabia Mosque is located amidst a park on a hill in the center of Aswan.It reveals a typical architecture...
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Nubian Museum
The Nubian Museum (officially the International Museum of Nubia) is located in Aswan, Egypt, and was built to a design by architect Mahmoud El-Hakim for an estimated construction cost of LE 75 million...
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Qubbet el-Hawa
Qubbet el-Hawa is a site of a group of Rock-cut tombs on the western Bank of the Nile, opposite Aswan.
The elite Tombs date mainly from the Old Kingdom which provide an insight into the burial tra...
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Water resources management in Egypt
Most of this article was written in 2009, with subsequent updates on certain aspects, most recently in 2013.Water resources management in modern Egypt is a complex process that involves multiple stake...
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Mirgissa
Iqen JqnMirgissa (originally Iken) was a settlement in Northern state, Sudan. Situated at the 2nd cataract, it contained one of the largest fortresses in Nubia. In the time of Thutmose II, 250 to 45...
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Aswan Dam
The Aswan Dam is an embankment dam situated across the Nile River in Aswan, Egypt. Since the 1960s, the name commonly refers to the High Dam. Construction of the High Dam became a key objective of the...
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Elephantine
Elephantine Island in the Nile River,at Aswan, Upper Egypt.Elephantine (/ˌɛlɨfænˈtaɪniː/ EL-ə-fan-TY-nee or /ɛlɨfænˈtiːniː/ EL-ə-fan-TEE-nee; Arabic: جزيرة الفنتين‎; Greek: Ελεφαντίνη; K...
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Abu Simbel temples
The Abu Simbel temples are two massive rock temples in Abu Simbel (أبو سمبل in Arabic), a small village in Nubia, southern Egypt, near the border with Sudan. They are situated on the western bank of L...
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Aswan Museum
Aswan Museum is a museum on Elephantine Island, in the south-eastern side of Aswan, Egypt.It opened to the public in 1912 and features Nubian artefacts saved during the construction of the Aswan Dam. ...
Aswan Low Dam
The Aswan Low Dam or Old Aswan Dam is a gravity masonry buttress dam on the Nile River in Aswan, Egypt. The dam was built at the former first cataract of the Nile, and is located about 1000 km up...
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Wadi Halfa
Wādī Ḥalfā (Arabic: وادي حلفا‎) is a city in the Northern state of Sudan on the shores of "Lake Nubia" (the Sudanese section of Lake Nasser). It is the terminus of a rail line from Khartoum...
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Aswan International Airport
Aswan International Airport (IATA: ASW, ICAO: HESN), also known as Daraw Airport, is an airport located 16 km southwest of Aswan, Egypt.
Lake Nasser
Lake Nasser (Arabic: بحيرة ناصر‎ Boħēret Nāṣer, [boˈħeːɾet ˈnɑːsˤeɾ]) is a vast reservoir in southern Egypt and northern Sudan. It is one of the largest man-made lakes in the world.Strictly,...
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