Aswan (Egypt)


Aswan (Egypt)
Aswan (Egypt)
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  • Aswan International Airport — مطار أسوان الدولي Daraw Airport IATA: ASW – ICAO: HESN …   Wikipedia

  • Egypt — /ee jipt/, n. 1. Arab Republic of. a republic in NE Africa. 64,791,891; 386,198 sq. mi. (1,000,252 sq. km). Cap.: Cairo. Arabic, Misr. Formerly (1958 71), United Arab Republic. 2. an ancient kingdom in NE Africa: divided into the Nile Delta… …   Universalium

  • Aswan Low Dam — For the higher Aswan Dam completed upstream in 1970, see Aswan Dam. Aswan Low Dam Aswan Low Dam Official name Aswan Low Dam Location Egypt …   Wikipedia

  • Aswan High Dam — Dam across the Nile River, north of Aswan, Egypt. Built 4 mi (6 km) upstream from the earlier Aswan Dam (1902), it is 364 ft (111 m) high and 12,562 ft (3,830 m) long. Differences with Gamal Abdel Nasser led the U.S. and Britain to withdraw their …   Universalium

  • Aswan Airport — Infobox Airport name = Aswan International Airport nativename a = مطار أسوان الدولي nativename r = Daraw Airport IATA = ASW ICAO = HESN type = Public owner = operator = Government city served = Aswan, Egypt location = elevation f = 662 elevation… …   Wikipedia

  • Aswan Dam — Aswan (Assuan) is a city on the first cataract of the Nile in Egypt. Two dams straddle the river at this point: the newer Aswan High Dam (Arabic: السد العالي; transliterated: as Sad al Aly), and the older Aswan Dam or Aswan Low Dam. The aim of… …   Wikipedia

  • EGYPT — EGYPT, country in N.E. Africa, centering along the banks of the River Nile from the Mediterranean coast southward beyond the first cataract at Aswan. The ancient Egyptians named their land Kemi, the Black Land, while the neighboring Asiatic… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Aswan Museum — is a museum in Elephantine, Egypt. [ [http://www.planetware.com/aswan/aswan museum egy asw aswmus.htm PlanetWare.com] ] References …   Wikipedia

  • Aswan — [as′wän΄, äs′wän΄] city in S Egypt, on the Nile: pop. 191,000: 3 mi (4.5 km) south is a dam (completed 1902) providing irrigation for the surrounding region: a larger dam (Aswan High Dam, completed 1970) is 4 mi (6.4 km) farther south …   English World dictionary

  • Aswan — /as wahn/; Arab. /ahs wahn /, n. 1. Ancient, Syene. a city in SE Egypt, on the Nile. 246,000. 2. a dam near this city, extending across the Nile. 6400 ft. (1950 m) long. Also, Aswân, Assuan, Assouan. * * * City (pop., 1996 est.: 219,017),… …   Universalium