Fezzan

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Fezzan
فزان
Fezzan wis a govrenorate within baith Italian Libie an the Kinrick o Libie, 1927-1963.
Caipital Sabha
Area[1]
 • Total 551,170 km2 (212,810 sq mi)
Population (2006)[2]
 • Total 442,090
 • Density 0.80/km2 (2.1/sq mi)

Fezzan (/fɛˈzɑːn/; Arabic: فزانFizzān, Berber: Fezzan, Turkis: Fizan‎, Laitin: Phasania) is a sooth wastren region o modren Libie. It is lairgely desert but broken bi mountains, uplands, an dry river valleys (wadis) in the north, whaur oases enable auncient touns an veelages tae survive deep in the itherwise inhospitable Sahara.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Abdel Aziz Tarih Sharaf, "Jughrafia Libia", Munsha’at al Ma’arif, Alexandria, 2nd ed., 1971, pp.232-233.
  2. 2006 census, based on the sum o population o destricts Murzuq, Sabha, Wadi al Hayaa, Ghat, Jufra, Wadi al Shatii