Asbi'a

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Asbi'a
إسبيعة
Town
Asbi'a is located in Libya
Asbi'a
Asbi'a
Location in Libya
Coordinates: 32°31′N 13°10′E / 32.517°N 13.167°E / 32.517; 13.167Coordinates: 32°31′N 13°10′E / 32.517°N 13.167°E / 32.517; 13.167
Country  Libya
District Jafara
Population
 • Total 27,693
Time zone UTC +2

Asbi'a (Arabic: إسبيعة‎) is a town in Libya located approximately 28 kilometres (17 miles) south of Tripoli, the country's capital.

Situated in a transitional steppe zone on the northern fringe of the Sahara Desert, Asbi'a is 16 km (9.9 mi) east of 'Aziziya, where on 13 September 1922, the temperature reached 57.8°C (136 °F), the highest temperature ever recorded on Earth.

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