Dafniya

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Dafniya
الدافنية or دفني
Village
Dafniya is located in Libya
Dafniya
Dafniya
Location in Libya
Coordinates: 32°24′22″N 14°50′13″E / 32.40611°N 14.83694°E / 32.40611; 14.83694Coordinates: 32°24′22″N 14°50′13″E / 32.40611°N 14.83694°E / 32.40611; 14.83694
Country  Libya
Region Tripolitania
District Misrata
Time zone UTC +2

Dafniya (Dafiniya, Al Davniya, Ad Dafinīyah,[1] Arabic: دفني‎, Arabic: الدافنية‎) is a Mediterranean coastal town in Libya, halfway between Misrata and Zliten.[2][3] During the Libyan Civil War the town of Dafniya saw heavy fighting.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ad Dafinīyah (Approved) at GEOnet Names Server, United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  2. ^ Chris Stephen (22 June 2011). "Rebel Leaders in Libya’s Misrata Curb Press Freedoms as Casualties Mount". Bloomberg. Archived from the original on 25 June 2011. 
  3. ^ Staff (19 August 2011). "Breaking News: Libyan Rebels Take Control of Zlitan, Al Qathafi Last Eastern Line of defence Destroyed". The Tropili Post. Archived from the original on 31 January 2013. 
  4. ^ Chris Stephens (30 July 2011). "Qaddafi Forces Assault Rebel Stronghold of Misrata With Tanks, Artillery". Bloomberg. Archived from the original on 31 July 2011.