Murzuq Destrict

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Murzuq (مرزق)
Destrict
Kintra Banner o Libie Libie
Capital Murzuq
Area 349,790 km2 (135,055 sq mi) [1]
Population 78,621 (2006) [2]
Density 0 / km2 (0 / sq mi)
Map o Libie wi Murzuq destrict heichlichtit

Murzuq (Arabic: مرزقMurzuq) is ane o the destricts o Libie. It is in the sooth o the kintra. Its caipital is Murzuk. The ceety wis occupee'd bi the Ottoman Empire in 1578 an served as the caipital o Fezzan aff an on till the Ottomans cedit Libie tae Italy in 1912. It ws not occupee'd bi the Italians till 1914.

Borders[eedit | eedit soorce]

Tae the sootheast, Murzuq borders the Bourkou-Ennedi-Tibesti Region o Chad, an tae the southwest it borders the Agadez Depairtment o Niger. The border crossin tae Niger is at Tumu. Domestically, it borders the follaein destricts:

The border atween Murzuq an Al Jufrah destricts wis modified efter 2007 admeenistrative reorganization o Libyan Destricts.

Pre-2007 extent o Murzuq Destrict

Touns[eedit | eedit soorce]

Amang the touns in Murzuq Destrict are:

  • Al Qatrun, an oasis an crossroads toun
  • Al `Uwaynat (Sardalis), an oasis an crossroads toun
  • Al Wigh, an oasis
  • Murzuq, admeenistrative center
  • Qawat, An oasis an crossroad toun
  • Tajarhi, an oasis an crossroads toun

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

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

See an aa[eedit | eedit soorce]


Coordinates: 25°54′N 13°54′E / 25.900°N 13.900°E / 25.900; 13.900