Kelibia

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Kélibia
قليبية
Kélibia fort (1955)
Kélibia is located in Tunisia
Kélibia
Kélibia
Coordinates: 36°51′0″N 11°6′0″E / 36.85000°N 11.10000°E / 36.85000; 11.10000
Kintra Tunisie
Govrenorates Nabeul Govrenorate
Government
 • Mayor Farid Ben Rejeb
Population (2004)
 • Total 43,209
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Website www.commune-kelibia.gov.tn
Kelibia

Kelibia (Kélibia) (Arabic: قليبية‎ / ALA-LC: Qilībiyah) is a coastal toun on the Cap Bon peninsula, Nabeul province in the far northeastren pairt o Tunisie. Its sand beaches are considered ane the finest o the Mediterranean sea. Kelibia was founded by the Carthaginians as the fortifeed town o Aspis in the 5t century BC.[1]

The main landmark o Kelibia is the recently-restored fortress owerleukin the harbor. Kelibia is a fishin port an is hame tae Tunisie's Naitional Fishin Schuil. The toun haes a population o 43,209 (2004 census).

The 'Muscat de Kélibia', a fruity regional white wine is widely recognizit as ane o the bests o the kintra.

Kelibia is hame o the Tunisie volleybaw wi Club Olympique de Kélibia active syne 1959 an winner o 2 naitional championships in 1977 an 2003; an aw 8 Cup titles: 1972, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1978, 1989, 2004 and 2011.

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Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Hole, Abigail, Grosberg, Michael and Robinson, Daniel (2007). Tunisia. Lonely Planet, p. 101. ISBN 1740599209

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