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Asyut

Lycopolis and Lykopolis redirect here; for the ancient city bearing those names located in the delta of the Nile, see Lycopolis (Delta).
Asyut
Assyout city Egypt.jpg
Asyut is located in Egypt
Asyut
Asyut
Location in Egypt
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Country  Egypt
Governorate Asyut
Elevation 70 m (230 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Total 389,307
Time zone EST (UTC+2)
Area code(s) (+20) 88

Asyut (Arabic: ? Asyu?  pronounced [s'ju?t?]) is the capital of the modern Asyut Governorate in Egypt; the ancient city of the same name is situated nearby. The modern city is located at 27°11'00?N 31°10'00?E? / ?27.18333°N 31.16667°E? / 27.18333; 31.16667, while the ancient city is located at 27°10'00?N 31°08'00?E? / ?27.16667°N 31.13333°E? / 27.16667; 31.13333.

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