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  Being a former branch of Assiut University, South valley university has been opened for students since October 1970, It became an independent university according to the Republican Decree.142 on Jan 2nd,1995.The south valley university is mainly located in the Governorate of Qena(600 km to the south of Cairo). It serves the largest geographic area (20%) of Egypt, Sohag from the north, Aswan from the south, The Red sea from the east(200 km wide), It has three branch campuses; Aswan branch, Luxor and Hurghada.
  Qena City:

Over the past four years, Qena. a governorate located in Upper Egypt, witnessed a surge in all fields of sustainable development, specifically since the end of 1999. Development efforts were mainly implemented through the Governorates residents, and were based on their effective participation and contribution. more ..

  Aswan City:
  Aswan, Egypt's sunniest southern city and ancient frontier town located about 81 miles south of Luxor, has a distinctively African atmosphere. Its ancient Egyptian name was Syene.  Small enough to walk around and graced with the most beautiful setting on the Nile, the pace of life is slow and relaxing. Days can be spent strolling up and down the broad Corniche watching the sailboats etch the sky with their tall masts or sitting in floating restaurants listening to Nubian music and eating freshly caught fish.
  Luxor city:
  Modern Luxor is a populous town on the right bank of the River Nile, where ancient Thebes, the city described by Homer as ‘Thebes of the hundred gates', once stood . The name Luxor comes from the Arabic word el-Uqsur, the plural of el-Qasr, meaning encampment or fortification, with reference to the two military camps built there in Roman times.
  Hurghada city

Hurghada was first established at the oil discoveries 1913 till it became the capital of the governorate. The tourism activities made it one of the most famous tourism cities all over the world.

Hurghada consists of three neighborhoods:

- Dahar: It is City center and has most of its commercial activities.

Sakala: 2 km south Dahar where lies Hurghada port.

- Ahiaa: North Dahar



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