Fuqaha, Libya

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Fuqaha
الفقهاء
Town
Fuqaha is located in Libya
Fuqaha
Fuqaha
Location in Libya
Coordinates: 27°50′N 16°21′E / 27.833°N 16.350°E / 27.833; 16.350Coordinates: 27°50′N 16°21′E / 27.833°N 16.350°E / 27.833; 16.350
Country  Libya
Region Fezzan
District Jufra
Time zone EET (UTC+2)

Fuqaha or El-Foqaha (Arabic: الفقهاء‎‎) is a spring-fed town in central Libya, 200 km by road south of Sokna, on the western edge of the great central Haruj volcano and lava field. It is isolated Berber-speaking locale that shares this identity with the oasis of Sokna to its north.

Fuqaha was one of the last holdouts of loyalists in the 2011 Libyan civil war.