Sites & cities that bear the name of Asyut


First trace of activity : ca. 3,200 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Recorded names : Z3JW.TJ, Zawty, Səyáwt, ⲥⲓⲟⲟⲩⲧ, Syowt, Siowt, Λυκόπολις, Lycopolis, Lykopolis, Lycon, Lyco, أسيوط‎

Description : Asyut (Arabic: أسيوط‎ Asyūṭ pronounced [ʔɑsˈjuːtˤ], Coptic: ⲥⲓⲟⲟⲩⲧ Siowt) is the capital of the modern Asyut Governorate in Egypt, which has one of the largest Coptic Catholic bishopric churches in the country; the ancient city of the same name, which is situated nearby. The modern city is located at 27°11′00″N 31°10′00″E, while the ancient city is located at 27°10′00″N 31°08′00″E.

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