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

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  • Aswan — Aswān ist eine Stadt in Ägypten, siehe Assuan ein Gouvernorat in Ägypten, siehe Aswan (Gouvernement) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Aswān — ist: eine Stadt in Ägypten, siehe Assuan ein Gouvernorat in Ägypten, siehe Aswan (Gouvernement) Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort bezeichneter Begriffe …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Aswan — Aswan, ägypt. Stadt, s. Assuan …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Aswan — Aswan,   Stadt in Oberägypten, Assuan.   …   Universal-Lexikon

  • 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

  • Aswan — Infobox Settlement official name = Aswan native name = أسوان‎ image caption = View of Aswan, overlooking the Nile mapsize = 200px map caption = subdivision type = subdivision name = leader title = Governor leader name = Samir Youssef area… …   Wikipedia

  • Aswan — Original name in latin Aswn Name in other language ASW, Assouan, Assuan, Assuao, Assuo, Asuan, Asuanas, Asuano, Asun, Aswan, Aswn, Aswn, Es Suan, Syena, Syene, Syeue, asuwan, aswan, Асуан State code EG Continent/City Africa/Cairo longitude… …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Aswân — or ancient Syene geographical name city S Egypt on right bank of the Nile near site of dam built 1898 1902 & of Aswân High Dam (completed 1970 to form Lake Nasser ) population 191,461 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Aswan — city, S Egypt; site of Aswan Dam, 1¼ mi. long; pop. 144, 377 …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Aswan — Admin ASC 1 Code Orig. name Aswān Country and Admin Code EG.16 EG …   World countries Adminstrative division ASC I-II

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