There is plenty of information about Aswan available online, which can be very useful to those planning a trip to the southern region of Egypt.

            A good place to begin doing some preliminary research is on this Aswan Information page, which was found through Wikipedia.  Here, one can obtain such background information as history and population statistics.

            The Government Tourist Office of Egypt website is a good place to find tourist information general to most of the country, including Aswan. 

            This City of Aswan Tourism Site has plenty of information about things to do and see around the city. 

            For more information about the city, upon arrival visit one of the Tourist Offices located around Aswan at the railway station, and Tourist Souk.

            A good way to get to know an unfamiliar area better is by studying its geography.  Get started by looking at a Map of Africa, a Map of Egypt, and a Map of Aswan.

            For weather information about Aswan, check out this Ten Day Forecast , and this Monthly Weather Averages page.

            Although there are no foreign embassies located in Aswan, many countries have a location somewhere in Egypt (most in Cairo).   For a complete list, including contact and location information, check out this Foreign Embassies List.