The Aswan High Dam, Egypt

Egypt is a country with an abundance of miracles, not only rich in culture, but also wonders owned buildings, one of which is the Aswan High Dam, located about 17 km near Aswan, south Egypt, on the river nile.

The Aswan High Dam is often also called the New Aswan Dam or Lake Nasser, the Aswan High Dam covers 6,000 km area that extends into the Sudan, with 480 km long dam, which holds 164 km3 volume of water, the Aswan High Dam was built in order to prevent The annual flooding of the Nile, as well as to provide irrigation for farmers and egypt electricity production.

The Aswan High Dam was built using the Granite as building materials, and the core of the dam is made of cement and clay, and what you see is a miracle dam that was built in 1960 and 1971, and began to fill the water in 1976.

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