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About Nubia and Nubian heritage
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Most of the Egyptian Nubian villages are located now in Aswan city. Aswan is located about 899 km south of Cairo. Aswan is a peaceful Nile Valley destination where the Nile is more majestic than anywhere else, flowing through granite rocks, and round emerald islands covered in palm groves and tropical plants. It is considered as the all-time favorite winter destination. Photo of Nile in Aswan by Omar Handmade Making palm leaves baskets is a Nubian heritage that lived for thousands of years. Using date palm leaves and doum palm leaves Nubian women crafted beautiful colorful containers and other items for the...