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Kabaw, Kabao or Cabao (Arabic: كاباو) is a town in the Nalut District in northwestern Libya. It lies just 9 kilometres (6 mi) off the Gharyan–Nalut road and about 70 kilometres (43 mi) west of Jadu, on the northern edge of the Tripolitanian Plateau in the Nafusa Mountains.
Historically, Kabaw was a Berber town in the Ghadames administrative area. After World War II, it was occupied by the French military and governed from Tunisia. It was returned to Libyan control in 1951.
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