Rashida, Libya

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Rashida
اَلرَّشِيدَة
Rasceda
Village
Rashida is located in Libya
Rashida
Rashida
Location in Libya
Coordinates: 29°1′N 21°31′E / 29.017°N 21.517°E / 29.017; 21.517Coordinates: 29°1′N 21°31′E / 29.017°N 21.517°E / 29.017; 21.517
Country  Libya
Region Cyrenaica
District Al Wahat
Time zone UTC + 2

Rashida[1] (Rasceda[2]) is a desert village in the Jalo oasis of the Al Wahat District in the Cyrenaica region in northeastern Libya. It is about 3.7 kilometres (2.3 mi) southwest of the town of Jalu. In 1951, the population was reported as about 600.[3]

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  1. ^ Rāshidah (Approved) at GEOnet Names Server, United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  2. ^ Rasceda (Variant) at GEOnet Names Server, United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  3. ^ Walton, Kenneth (1952) "The Aberdeen University Expedition to Cyrenaica, 1951: Part 2: The oasis of Jalo" Scottish Geographical Magazine 68(3): pp. 110–119, page 118

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