Castelverde, Libya

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Castelverde
Gasr Garabulli
Town
Castelverde is located in Libya
Castelverde
Castelverde
Location in Libya
Coordinates: 32°45′00″N 13°43′00″E / 32.75000°N 13.71667°E / 32.75000; 13.71667
Country  Libya
Region Tripolitania
District Tripoli
Population (1995)[1]
 • Total 34,584
Time zone UTC + 2

Castelverde, also named Gasr Garabulli,[2][3] is a town in the Tripoli District (Tarabulus), of the Tripolitania region in northwestern Libya.

From 2001 to 2007 it was part of the Tajura Wa Al Nawahi AlArba' District, which then was merged into Tripoli District.

History[edit]

Castelverde was founded as a colonial settlement in Italian Libya, and is a namesake of the town Castelverde in Lombardy, Italy.

Geography[edit]

The town is situated on the main road between Tripoli and Khoms, Libya, near the Mediterranean Sea coast. The new Libyan railway line passes through Castelverde.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Amraja M. el Khajkhaj, "Noumou al Mudon as Sagheera fi Libia", Dar as Saqia, Benghazi-2008, p.110.
  2. ^ Infos and map on the World City Database
  3. ^ Other forms: Gasr el-Garabulli, Garabulli, Qasr al Qarābūllī

Coordinates: 32°45′00″N 13°43′00″E / 32.75000°N 13.71667°E / 32.75000; 13.71667