"The entry point to Upper Egypt" Aswan by ATXtraveler
Aswan Travel Guide: 633 reviews and 2,116 photos
Aswan is one of the key cities to Egypt's livelyhood. It is the location of their High Dam, which keeps the mighty Nile from flooding every year, thus allowing the farmers throughout Egypt to have several crop growing seasons per year instead of just one.
Aswan is also the capital of Upper Egypt (Upper Egypt referring to the South of Egypt, because the Nile runs from South to North).
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