Slonta

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Slonta
اسلنطة
Suluntah
Town
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Slonta is located in Libya
Slonta
Slonta
Location in Libya
Coordinates: 32°35′25″N 21°42′57″E / 32.59028°N 21.71583°E / 32.59028; 21.71583Coordinates: 32°35′25″N 21°42′57″E / 32.59028°N 21.71583°E / 32.59028; 21.71583
Country  Libya
Region Cyrenaica
District Jabal al Akhdar
Population (2006)[1]
 • Total 2,674
Time zone UTC +2

Slonta or Suluntah (Arabic: اسلنطة‎) is a town in the District of Jabal al Akhdar about 27 kilometres (17 mi) south of the city of Bayda.[2] It is noted for its ruins of a pre-Greek temple,[2] that used to be in a cave which has since collapsed.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Amraja M. el Khajkhaj, "Noumou al Mudon as Sagheera fi Libia", Dar as Saqia, Benghazi-2008, p. 120.
  2. ^ a b Ham, Anthony (2007) "Slonta" Libya (second edition) Lonely Planet, Footscray, Victoria, Australia, page 140, ISBN 978-1-74059-493-6
  3. ^ Gregory, Joel W (1916) "Cyrenaica" The Geographical Journal 47:(5) pp. 321–342, pages 332–333

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