Nuqat al Khams

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Nuqat al Khams (النقاط الخمس)
Country  Libya
Capital Jumayl
Area 5,250 km2 (2,027 sq mi) [1]
Population 287,662 (2006) [2]
Density 55 / km2 (142 / sq mi)
Map of Libya with Nuqat al Khams district highlighted

Nuqat al Khams (Arabic: النقاط الخمسNuqāṭ al Ḫams) is one of the districts of Libya. It is in the northwest of the country, in what had been the historical region of Tripolitania. Its capital is Jumayl.

With the creation of the shabiyah system, Nuqat al Khams was reduced in size.

In the north, Nuqat al Khams has a shoreline on the Mediterranean Sea. To the west, it borders the Medenine Governorate of Tunisia. Domestically, it borders the following districts:


  1. ^ before 2007 administrative reorganization
  2. ^ "Districts of Libya". Retrieved 27 October 2009. 

Coordinates: 32°35′41″N 11°53′41″E / 32.59472°N 11.89472°E / 32.59472; 11.89472