Jafara

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Jafara (الجفارة)
District
Country  Libya
Capital 'Aziziya
Area 1,940 km2 (749 sq mi)
Population 451,175 (2006) [1]
Density 233 / km2 (603 / sq mi)
Map of Libya with Jafara district highlighted

Jafara or Al Jfara (Arabic: الجفارةAl Jifārah) is one of the districts of Libya, in the historical region of Tripolitania. Its capital and largest city is 'Aziziya.

Jafara borders the following districts:

From 2001 to 2007, Jafara District consisted of twenty Basic People's Congresses (BPCs).[2] In 2007 it was enlarged by the addition of four BPCs from Tarabulus District (Tripoli), and presently consists of twenty-four Basic People's Congresses.[3]

References[edit]

The same district between 2001 and 2007.
  1. ^ "شعبية الجفارة" (Jafara District) الهيئة العامة للمعلومات (General Information Authority) of Libyan government, in Arabic, accessed 1 November 2009
  2. ^ "شعبية الجفارة" ("Jafara District") Website of the General People's Committee of Libya, from Internet Archive dated 15 October 2006, in Arabic
  3. ^ شعبيات الجماهيرية العظمى – Sha'biyat of Great Jamahiriya, in Arabic, accessed 1 November 2009


Coordinates: 32°09′N 13°00′E / 32.15°N 13°E / 32.15; 13