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Tripoli (Libya)

LC control no.n 81146957
Descriptive conventionsrda
Geographic headingTripoli (Libya)
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Geographic subdivision usageLibya--Tripoli
Ṭarābulus al-Gharb (Libya)
Ṭarābulus (Libya)
Trables (Libya)
طرابلس (Libya)
طرابلس الغرب (Libya)
Tripoli-of-the-West (Libya)
Western Tripoli (Libya)
See alsoOea (Libya)
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Associated countryLibya
Special noteNon-Latin script references not evaluated.
Found inBGN 9-19-85 (Ṭarābulus; Tripoli [conventional], ppl, 32°54ʹN 13°11ʹE)
Wikipedia, September 24, 2015 (Tripoli (Arabic: طرابلس‎ = Ṭarābulus; Berber: Ṭrables) is the de jure capital city and the largest city of Libya; Tripoli was founded in the 7th century BC by the Phoenicians, who named it Oea; also known as Tripoli-of-the-West (Arabic: طرابلس الغرب‎ = Ṭarābulus al-Gharb), to distinguish it from its older Phoenician sister city Tripoli, Lebanon known in Arabic as Ṭarābulus al-Sham (طرابلس الشام) meaning "Levantine Tripoli"; 32°54ʹ8ʺN 13°11ʹ9ʺE)
Britannica online, September 24, 2015 (Tripoli, Arabic Ṭarābulus, in full Ṭarābulus al-Gharb ("The Western Tripoli"), capital city of Libya; known as Oea in ancient times and was one of the original cities (along with Sabratha and Leptis Magna) that formed the African Tripolis, or Tripolitania)
The world factbook, via WWW, September 24, 2015 (under Libya: capital: Tripoli (Tarabulus); geographic coordinates: 32 53 N, 13 10 E)
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