Aswan is a city in southern Egypt. In ancient Egyptian times, Aswan was known as Swenett, the city of the goddess of childbirth, and a major site for trading, stone quarrying, and masonry.
Today, Aswan is known for its luxious hotels, Nile sailing, and rich history.
People Born in Aswan
Aswan in People's Lives
Agatha Christie: I stayed here in 1936, and wrote my book Death on the Nile in my hotel room.