Bir al-Ghanam

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Bir al-Ghanam
بئر الغنم
Town
Bir al-Ghanam is located in Libya
Bir al-Ghanam
Bir al-Ghanam
Location in Libya
Coordinates: 32°18′45″N 12°34′11″E / 32.31250°N 12.56972°E / 32.31250; 12.56972Coordinates: 32°18′45″N 12°34′11″E / 32.31250°N 12.56972°E / 32.31250; 12.56972
Country  Libya
Region Tripolitania
District Zawiya
Population (2006)[1]
 • Total 3,375
Time zone UTC + 2

Bir al-Ghanam (Arabic: بئر الغنم‎) is a town in western Libya. It is located south of Zawiya. It was the site of several battles during the Libyan civil war. It was occupied by anti-Gaddafi forces on 7 August, just a few weeks before they entered Tripoli.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ el Khajkhaj, Amraja M. (2008). Noumou al Mudon as Sagheera fi Libia (in Arabic). Benghazi: Dar as Saqia. p. 122. 
  2. ^ "Battle for Libya: Key moments". Al Jazeera. 25 October 2011. Retrieved 3 November 2011.