Qaryat ‘Umar al Mukhtar

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Qaryat ‘Umar al Mukhtar
قرية عمر المختار
Village
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Qaryat ‘Umar al Mukhtar is located in Libya
Qaryat ‘Umar al Mukhtar
Qaryat ‘Umar al Mukhtar
Location in Libya
Coordinates: 32°37′49″N 21°40′29″E / 32.63028°N 21.67472°E / 32.63028; 21.67472Coordinates: 32°37′49″N 21°40′29″E / 32.63028°N 21.67472°E / 32.63028; 21.67472
Country  Libya
Region Cyrenaica
District Jabal al Akhdar
Population (2006)[1]
 • Total 6,521
Time zone UTC + 2

Qaryat ‘Umar al Mukhtar (Arabic: قرية عمر المختار‎) is a village in the District of Jabal al Akhdar in north-eastern Libya.[2] It was named after the Libyan resistance leader Omar Mukhtar. Under the Italian rule it was known as Mameli after the Italian patriot Goffredo Mameli.[3]

It's located some 22 km south of Bayda.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Amraja M. el Khajkhaj, "Noumou al Mudon as Sagheera fi Libia", Dar as Saqia, Benghazi-2008, p. 120.
  2. ^ Maplandia world gazetteer
  3. ^ Qaryat Omar al-Mukhtar at Itailan Wikipedia

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