Upper Egypt

Upper Egypt is a region of the Nile Valley in , between and and the historical region of Lower Nubia, characterised by a number of ancient settlements and temple towns that draw thousands of travellers every year.

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is the premier travel destination in Upper and the Nile Valley.

is a city in the south of , some 680 km south of , just below the Dam and Lake Nasser, with a population of 275,000.

in was saved from the rising waters of Lake Nasser, growing behind the Aswan Dam, in a massive archaeological rescue plan sponsored by UNESCO in the 1960s.


is an locality - a range of sandstone hills - in the region of , located on the river Nile some 42 km south of , alomost immediately north of and some 65 km north of .

is a medium-sized town in the region of , on the east bank of the river Nile 65 km south of and 50 km north of .

is an town in the region of , located on the west bank of the river Nile some 100 km south of , 53 km south of and 115 km north of .

Upper Egypt

  • Type:  region
  • Location:  , ,
  • Latitude of center:  22° 25' (22.4167°) north
  • Longitude of center:  31° 45' (31.75°) east
  • Elevation:  115 meters (377 feet)
  • Wikidata:  Upper Egypt
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Upper Egypt

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